[mythtv-users] Can I get 5.1 audio from MythTV with this setting?
jyavenard at gmail.com
Fri Apr 20 05:35:10 UTC 2012
On 20 April 2012 13:26, Igor Cicimov <icicimov at gmail.com> wrote:
> On the other hand, the TV shows or movies with Dolby Digital sound play fine
> on the surround and I can hear sound from the back speakers as well. Or this
> doesn't mean I have 5.1 playback? This was pretty much the reason
> I believed I can do it the way I described above thinking if the TV is
> passing the DD sound from the free to air channels then why it wouldn't do
> so for the MythTV signal as well?
> Hmmm very confusing. Is the TV doing some down mixing of the audio stream I
> wonder to convert it to stereo?
It's just passthrough that it doesn't do ; e.g. outputting the same
signal it gets from the hdmi input through spdif/coax output
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