[mythtv-users] spdif output and subwoofer

Andrew Lyon andrew.lyon at gmail.com
Sun Dec 3 19:44:37 UTC 2006

On 12/3/06, Joel Jacobs <jj7499 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am not getting any sub woofer channel from the spdif output.  I have
> my audio output device set to ALSA:spidif and mixer set to default.  I
> have no .asoundrc file.  I'm using an HD-5500 tuner.  I see the HD 5.1
> logo on the shows I'm recording but have never heard any output from the
> sub woofer.  Also myths volume control is not working.

It does not work when using spdif passthru, that is normal, and
logical if you think about it...

Not sure about the sub issue, unfortunately my sub is broken, for the
3rd time :(.


>    When I play a DVD with xine the sub works fine and xine can also
> control the volume - also using the spidif output.
>    So, question is - is there supposed to be sub woofer output with off
> air HDTV programming and if not is there a way to simulate it?
> Thanks much!
> Joel
> Oh yeah I'm using Myth 2.0
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