[mythtv-users] Audio problems - Do I need new hardware?

Steve Adeff adeffs at gmail.com
Mon Dec 12 12:19:04 EST 2005

On Sunday 11 December 2005 22:02, James C. Dastrup wrote:
> Using 0.18.1, I have two audio problems, both of which I've researched
> quite a bit, but thought I would check one last time if any solutions are
> available. I'm using an ASUS P4P800-VM with on-board AC'97 audio using
> optical audio out to a receiver. Digital audio works fine for HDTV and DVD.
>  The two problems are:
> 1) Very annoying, loud, audio drum-beat-like sound when playback stops,
> only occurs occasionally. Happens when stopping liveTV, Recorded, mplayer,
> etc. 2) MythMusic plays back ripped audio too fast, chipmunk-style.
> >From what I can tell, most people don't experience these problems, and
> > some have
> suggested the MythMusic problems is due to cheap audio hardware.
> If I'm going to buy an add-on PCI Audio Card, can anyone recommend one that
> is known to work well with linux/MythTV?

Do you get the drum-beat-like sound during normal playback with low volume 

Chaintech AV710 $25 at newegg is another option. But it might not solve the 
issue if its an electrical noise problem.


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