[mythtv] AC3/DTS passthru, does anyone see a use for these?

Steve Adeff adeffs at gmail.com
Mon Dec 12 11:21:22 EST 2005

On Monday 12 December 2005 11:06, Tj NG wrote:
> Doug Larrick wrote:
> >I definitely use AC3 passthru.  AFAIK it's the only way to get
> >multichannel (>2 channel) audio out of MythTV.  I have no source of DTS
> >audio so couldn't test the patch.
> I also uses AC3 passthru..
> After applying patch in #730, I can only hear the MP3 track. I don't
> have any channels with DTS to test the DTS part..
> Is this meant for Internal playback of DVD or for TV viewing?

same question, since I don't see broadcasts using DTS anytime soon (they've 
paid for the AC3 license why pay more for DTS?) this only seems useful for 
DVD playback, and it seems like most people use Xine for DVD's since it 
supports menus, so how much use this will be until then?


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