[mythtv-users] Static noise from AC3 passthrough

Gabe Rubin gaberubin at gmail.com
Mon Jun 5 07:39:30 UTC 2006

On 6/2/06, Jeppe N. Madsen <jeppe at ingolfs.dk> wrote:

> >  Do you know of a command line option to just send straight dts data
> >  to the receiver.  I don't care if it uses mplayer, aplay, xine, vlc
> >  or a flying chicken.  I just want to test out to make sure my
> >  .asoundrc is set up proper.
> The simplest way, which avoids all xine/mplayer configs etc., is to use
> aplay with a DTS encoded wav file.
> You can grab some DTS & DD encoded files at
> http://www.sr.se/multikanal/english/e_index.stm

I did this, and I get the static, unles I use "aplay -d digital-hw
Incidently, aplay -D hw:0,2 trackname also works, but aplay or aplay
-d default trackname gives the static.

I checked my .asoundrc and I believe the default is set to digital-hw,
so what more do I need to do to default to that?

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