[mythtv-users] ac3 passthrough problems

Scott list-mythtv at bluecamel.eml.cc
Fri Sep 29 16:05:34 UTC 2006

On Sep 29, 2006, at 11:34 AM, Jason Sharpe wrote:

> On a whim and last resort last night I tried your string of  
> ALSA:iec958:CARD=0,AES0=0x6,AES1=0x82,AES2=0x0,AES3=0x2 in the  
> passthrough device and HD recordings played perfectly in DD! For  
> the first time EVER!
> So the settings I have are:
> Audio output device:  ALSA:default
> Passthrough output device:  
> ALSA:iec958:CARD=0,AES0=0x6,AES1=0x82,AES2=0x0,AES3=0x2
> Enable AC3 to SPDIF passthrough: [checked]
> Enable DTS to SPDIF passthrough: [checked]
> Aggressive Sound card Buffering: [not checked]
> Use internal volume controls: [not checked]

Awesome. Glad it was helpful. Eventually I would like to hear from  
someone who does not use Intel HDA audio. I'm curious if the settings  
are a quirk of the ALSA Intel HDA setup or if they work more  


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