[mythtv-users] Two pcHDTV cards - two sound cards?

Richard Krehbiel richard.krehbiel at gmail.com
Sat Sep 23 00:25:56 UTC 2006

Yes, there's a CD-in connector.  I didn't think of that - I had connected it
to my CD drive (imagine that).  I can hack a wire.

On 9/22/06, David McKenzie <krisp at krisp.com> wrote:
> Does the card have an internal header for connecting to, say, the CD_AUDIO
> port on the motherboard? If it does you can connect it to CD_AUDIO, AUX1 or
> AUX2 directly on the motherboard. Most boards with built in sound have at
> least the cd audio port. If the card does not have the internal header for
> hooking it up, you can easily wire up the audio out 1/8" plug to the four
> pin (2 or 3 wires) jack on the motherboard. I know that my FusionHDTV card
> came with a cable to do this (has the internal header).
> Hope this helps
> David
> On 9/22/06, Richard Krehbiel <richard.krehbiel at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The pcHDTV HD-3000 card has an analog NTSC tuner, which is fine, and it
> > has a cx88 video capture chip on the PCI bus, well and good, but it simply
> > presents the analog sound to a jack in the back.  You're supposed to route
> > this analog audio output to your sound card to digitize the audio.  Okay,
> > I've got one of those.
> >
> > But I've also got a second HD-3000 card.  Um - to what do I cable it's
> > audio-out???
> >
> > I'll compound the problem: I've got a microATX motherboard with two PCI
> > slots, one PCI-X1, and one PCI-X16.  Both PCI slots are occupied by the
> > HD-3000 cards.   The X16 is unoccupied (GeForce 6150 built-in video) but the
> > back plate is being used (S/PIDF connector).  The X1 is unoccupied but it's
> > backplate is also being used (RS232 connector).
> >
> > So where, exactly, am I gonna mount another sound card?
> >
> > Hm.  Maybe USB?
> >
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