[mythtv-users] Digital Audio with myth

Steve Hodge stevehodge at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 17:56:05 EST 2005

On 11/29/05, Robert Denier <rdenier at finiteinfinity.org> wrote:
> On Monday 28 November 2005 02:08 pm, Nick wrote:
> > On 25/11/05, Phill Edwards <philledwards at gmail.com> wrote:
> [snip]
> > That's because the S/PDIF is outputting a digital stream which the
> > receiver decodes and is responsible for amplifying. I don't think it's
> > possible to dynamically adjust a digital audio stream before it hits
> > the amp.
> It is always possible to scale numbers and a digital stream is just a stream
> of numbers.

But there isn't necessarily a direct mapping between the numbers in
the stream and the volume of the resulting audio. Think AC3 and DTS


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