[mythtv-users] Issues since upgrading to 0.25

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Sat Jun 2 03:56:45 UTC 2012


On Sat, Jun 2, 2012 at 5:48 AM, Enigma <enigma at thedonnerparty.com> wrote:
>
> 5. Audio.  This is more of a configuration issue but any input would be
> appreciated.  I have a new frontend (Asus eeeBox EB1012p) hooked to an HDTV
> (Philips 46PFL5706/F7).  Currently, I am outputting audio over HDMI to the
> TV and using a digital audio passthrough output on the TV to provide the
> stream to my receiver.  The issue is that this configuration only allows me
> to select stereo output even though my receiver is capable of 5.1.  Is this
> because I am using HDMI and the TV only has 2 speakers?  Is there any way to
> use HDMI audio in this manner to get full 5.1 audio or does the frontend
> need to output directly to the receiver to get anything more than stereo?

Some TVs only output stereo over their spdif out connector. So it's
hard to say where the problem lies.

Does your receiver have HDMI inputs? If so you may be better with
mythbox->receiver->TV


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