[mythtv-users] What's the best audio card for Myth

Thor Johnson glassicman at gmail.com
Fri May 20 19:13:00 UTC 2005


Can you send me your ALSA file?
I've been trying to get this to work (off and on) for a while without
success (mine's a MSI KT400)...

Thor Johnson
(On or Off-list is fine)

On 4/4/05, David <myth at dgreaves.com> wrote:
> David Sonenberg wrote:
> >I'm going to buy a new audio card and wanted feedback out what cards
> >people had success with.  Ideally I'd like to be able to hook it up to
> >my 5.1 channel receiver using optical spif, but that's not essential.
> >
> >
> The built-in one on your mboard is fine if you use spdif to send the
> signal to an offboard amp.
> (Improving the soundcard provides no benefit in this case as the signal
> never leaves the digital domain so the component quality/isolation etc
> doesn't affect the sound quality)
> My motherboard has the VIA 82xx (which uses the snd_via82xx module)
> David

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