[mythtv-users] PVR350 and SPDIF

James Satterfield jsatter at uberduper.com
Mon Sep 6 13:52:25 EDT 2004

Stephen Tait <tait at digitallaw.co.uk> wrote: 
>At 16:59 06/09/2004, you wrote:
>>I'm using a pvr350 for tvout. Currently I'm running the audio out from
>>pvr350 to the line-in on the onboard sound. Speaker out on the sound goes
>>the stereo. I'd like to use spdif to the stereo. I've seen in the past
>>it's difficult to get the sound card to take the line-in audio and pump
>>out over the spdif.
>Why do you need to pump the audio from the PVR-350 into the line-in? The 
>350 should encode the audio stream straight into the MPEG.

The audio out on the PVR350 is run into the line-in on the soundcard for
playback. I'm using the tvout/mpeg2 decoder on the pvr350.

>Hence when you play back the MPEG, you should get the sound. SPDIF is 
>usually quite easy to do in this fashion provided you have a card with good

Right, but the trick here is getting the line-in on the soundcard digitized
and send out the spdif.


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