[mythtv-users] Sound question

stan stanb at panix.com
Sat Mar 13 23:08:41 EST 2004

On Sat, Mar 13, 2004 at 09:54:22PM -0500, David Tarkowski wrote:
> stan wrote:
> >On Sat, Mar 13, 2004 at 05:22:18PM -0500, David Tarkowski wrote:
> > 
> >
> >>Hi all,
> >>
> >>I'm planning on building a myth box to hook up to my tv soon and had a 
> >>few questions, mainly about sound.  I'm planning on having the system 
> >>built around the SK41G from Shuttle.
> >>
> >>My first question is about the digital audio out.  I would like Myth to 
> >>always use the digital optical output to my surround sound receiver 
> >>(even with just stereo sound) since it is a bit of a pain to change 
> >>between the sound inputs on the receiver.  Is this possible?
> >>
> >>   
> >>
> >This (as far as I know) will be impacted by your choice of capture/playback
> >card. What are you planing on using for that?
> >
> I'm undecided on the capture card, hopefully the responses to my second 
> question will help with that.  Playback will be with the SK41G's 
> built-in devices which seems to work with the snd-via82xx ALSA module.
Well, if you are going to use that for output, then you should consider teh
PVR-250 for a capture card. In that case the audio is encoded in teh MPEG2
files that this card generates.

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