[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #1143: MythMusic doesn't honour selected audio output device
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Mon Feb 6 23:01:41 UTC 2006
On 2/6/06, Jay R. Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 06, 2006 at 04:25:33PM -0500, Steven Adeff wrote:
> > On 2/6/06, Jay R. Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
> > > On Mon, Feb 06, 2006 at 03:31:48PM +0000, Stuart Morgan wrote:
> > > > There has to be a good reason why mythmusic included a separate
> > > > setting in the first place. If there isn't, I don't see the harm in
> > > > leaving it now, assuming my patch is accepted.
> > >
> > > Oh, *that's* the issue.
> > >
> > > You don't listen to music through 5.1 speakers; they're not built for
> > > it. You listen to music through *stereo* speakers.
> > >
> > > Go ask anyone at The Perfect Sound. :-)
> > my L/R speakers in my 5.1 are more than capable of proper stereo
> > listening, and I don't know who these The Perfect Sound people are but
> > they've obviously never listend to a DVD-A or SACD 5.1 mix...
> Forgive me: "you don't listen to stereo through"...
> The Perfect Sound is the monthly magazine for people who spent $100k on
> their stereo system. No, that number is not a misprint.
> And they'll be happy to explain to you that a sound system optimized
> for watching movies in 5.1 is pretty far from optimal for listening to
> stereo music. Their arguments were, as I recall, fairly compelling.
damn, $80K away....
Of course the better 5.1 mixing rooms use $60K B&W Nautilus' for all 6
channels, so you could build a 5.1 system that works well for both. I
just don't trust people that think a $300 power plug will make a huge
difference when the wiring in their house cost $300 for the whole
house, or that special feet will cause their amplifier to sound
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