[mythtv-users] Audio from comp to TV

Joel Anderson bitjunkie at gmail.com
Wed Sep 22 16:35:39 EDT 2004

> >I'm setting up my Myth box right now, and I was just wondering how to get the
> >audio from my Myth box into the TV.  I will be using composite TV-out for
> >video, but obviously, there are no RCA audio outs on the motherboard.
> >
> >
> There are basically two way this works:
> 1. You link the soundcard out to the TV as well
> 2. Some TV Cards (such as the Hauppauge WinPVR 350) have a s-video out,
> no need for any more wires. (Reading your post I guess you don't have
> one...)

You still need audio cables, svideo is only video.

> >Will a 3.5mm to RCA converter do the trick?  It seems like that's what it is
> >designed for, but I want to be sure before I plop down the $$ to buy one.
> >
> >Here's a link to what I'm looking at:
> >http://www.cablestogo.com/product.asp?cat%5Fid=2009&sku=03178
> >
> >
> Hmm, that's the one (if you go for option 1). But are you sure it's the
> right length? >>>;-))

A good point, if you use one with female rca instead you can use a
regular patch any length you want with it.  Like this one


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