[mythtv-users] PVR350 tv out slow or no sound
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Oct 5 14:37:35 EDT 2004
On 10/05/2004 01:22 PM, John Kuhn wrote:
>> The Mic is muted on start up but not the line. I will change that
>> and see
>> if it makes a difference.
>> However, when looking at my soundcard and switching from line in to mic
>> and back and triple checking to see if I messed it up, I noticed that
>> port I have on my PVR-350 is labled "Line In" That's the one I'm
>> expecting sound to come out of. So does thte 350 even have a "Line Out"
> yes its the red and white cables..
On the PVR-350 "Bundle 'o Cables" adapter...
> i have a composite (rca) to headphone adapter plugged into the line in
> of my sblive.. from there it goes to my tv..
>> for sound? I'm going to hook up the A/V cables instead of the
>> S-Video and
>> see if that makes a difference.
> using svideo or the composite makes no diffrence for sound..
But using the adapter, which allows S-Video or Composite output *and*
R/L audio output, and having the sound output (from your external tuner)
plugged in to the PVR-350 audio input using an 1/8" jack to stereo RCA
(a.k.a. "Y") adapter makes a whole world of difference...
> what you need todo is plug the red/white cables into your tv directly
> (bypassing the sound card) and see if you get sound that way.. if you
> do then your problem lies within your soundcard settings (or possibly
Although you can probably plug it into your sound card now since you've
already learned the steps for debugging missing sound with alsamixer's
>> (Boy will I feel stupid if it works....)
Don't feel stupid--just "temporarily" ignorant of the correct setup.
And now that you know, you're no longer ignorant...
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