[mythtv-users] Does MythTV Obviate a DVD Player?

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Sat Sep 4 18:13:11 EDT 2004

On Sat, Sep 04, 2004 at 10:59:42PM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > blind bit of difference. The one thing I'd say is use optical cable if 
> > possible to avoid any electrical hum.
> How will you hear electrical hum on a digital signal?

Because low frequency AC hum on a cable carrying an analog
representation of a digital signal can mess up the line receivers and
cause bit and packet errors.  No signal is *entirely* digital, though
optical signals likely come closest.

-- jra
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