[mythtv-users] mac mini sound

Steve MacLaren scram69 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 14 17:12:55 UTC 2007

On 8/14/07, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> On Aug 14, 2007, at 9:58 AM, Steve MacLaren wrote:
> > Thanks for your settings.  Yes, these are exactly what I am using
> > (although I do not get any options other than the blank field for
> > "Audio Output Device").  But when I tick the "AC3 to SPDIF
> > passthrough", still only a clicking noise for the digital channels.
> >
> > I suppose I should try compiling my own.  I have already installed
> > the Xcode tools.  But I'm not sure I understand the difference
> > between the source in /trunk and the source in /branches/
> > release-0-20-fixes, since they both have essentially the same age.
> > Do you know what the difference is?
> This may sound obvious, but are you using an optical audio cable
> between your mini and whatever is decoding the audio? clicking and
> sometimes screeching sounds like you're running optical audio over an
> analog line.

Yes, I'm using a fiber optic cable between mini and receiver.  Works fine if
passthrough is not checked, the receiver auto-detects the digital signal,
but it is not the Dolby Digital.
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