[mythtv-users] Re: Audio is different (degraded) when recording then when watching live TV

Jason Mcmillon jmcmillon at gmail.com
Thu Aug 4 01:15:50 UTC 2005

To answer my own question, I installed the latest ALSA drivers, typed
"ALSA:default" in my audio setup, and it worked fine.  Go figure...

On 8/2/05, Jason Mcmillon <jmcmillon at gmail.com> wrote:
> When I watch "live" TV I have no audio problems.  However, when I
> watch something recorded or start recording something I am watching,
> the audio is significantly degraded (static-like).
> I was under the impression that "live" TV is nothing more than a three
> second delayed recording.
> My live TV and recording profiles have identical audio settings.  I am
> using a PVR 250 to record with.
> I thought there was something wrong with my built in audio (I am using
> an Asus P4P800-E motherboard with Realtek ALC850 sound chip) so I
> installed a Hercules Gamesurround Fortissimo III 7.1(Cirrus Logic
> Sound Fusion CS4624 sound chip).  Same result.
> I assume MythTV is using OSS drivers since when I exit the frontend, I
> see a comment about OSS drivers being loaded.
> Any ideas how I can fix my audio problems? Anyone else have the same problem?
> Thanks in advance...

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