[mythtv-users] ATI TV Wonder VE, no sound

Bruce Markey bjm at lvcm.com
Sat Dec 2 23:33:05 UTC 2006

Todd A. Anderson wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just added an old TV Wonder VE card alongside my 350 and
> I can't seem to get sound to record from this card.  This
> card does not support btaudio so I have to use a patch cable
> to the line-in of my sound card.  I have /dev/dsp specified
> as the audio input for the capture card in question in
> mythtvsetup.  In alsamixer, I have tried the recommended
> action of making sure capture is enabled on both line-in and
> the capture device, capture volume at 100%, line-in volume
> at 0 or 100% muted.  If I unmute then I get "live" audio
> and not audio in-synch with the video.  I've read everything
> I can find about this problem and none of the solutions have
> worked for me.  This is with mythtv 0.20 and fedora core 6
> with the latest kernel.
> Can anybody suggest a course of action to fix this problem?

Some cards, like the SB Live have other sliders that affect
the capture volume in addition to the "Capture" level itself
such as "AC97". Try "alsamixer -V capture" and raise all the
available sliders. If that works, move then one at a time to
see which have any effect.

--  bjm

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