[mythtv-users] advice on sound card S/PDIF

Nicola Bortolotti bortolotti.nicola at gmail.com
Fri May 21 16:38:28 UTC 2010


ok!
If my mainboard don't have embedded spdif, I'll consider this solution!
Thanks

2010/5/21, Ste Pucc <ste.pucc at gmail.com>:
> Ciao Nicola,
>
> I have bought following PCI sound card for my MythTV FE/BE:
> Terratec Aureon 5.1 PCI Bulk
>
> <http://www.bow.it/Schede_Audio/11534/Terratec_Aureon_5.1_PCI_Bulk.html>it's
> cheap, it works in a second with linux and with Mythtv, and it's easy to
> find it in some online italian site.
>
> ciao,
> Ste
>
>
> On 21 May 2010 11:26, Nicola Bortolotti <bortolotti.nicola at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Ok, google help me! ..probably the name is "bracket Motherboard
>> Accessories SPDIF Out"!
>> I take a trip to search something in the vendors of my little city.
>> I'm not a technical and I think I'm not enough skill to produce it by
>> myself..
>>
>>  Nicola
>>
>>
>>
>> 2010/5/21 Nicola Bortolotti <bortolotti.nicola at gmail.com>:
>> >> Are you sure your motherboard doesn't have a SPDIF output ?
>> >> Often they have a 3 pins connector on the motherboard which is SPDIF
>> out...
>> >>
>> >> I haven't seen a motherboard without a spdif port in almost 5 years...
>> >
>> >
>> > Another question...
>> > If I'll found the 3 pins spdif output on my motherboard - now sorry
>> > for wrong terminology of what follows.. - what's the name of pci
>> > connector that provide me TOSLINK connector? (I already have optical
>> > cable and I don't want acquire rca to toslink..)
>> > Where I can buy this pci component?
>> >
>> > Next, should I enable optical output on my bios? I read somewhere the
>> > someone said that linux doesn't use bios, but I not an expert...  :-|
>> >
>> > Thank you!!
>> >
>> >  Nicola
>> >
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