[mythtv-users] All audio works except 2 channel pcm on DVD's using Internal player

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Aug 27 18:56:19 UTC 2007

On 08/27/2007 02:49 PM, jrhessey wrote:
> I have a chaintech av710 hooked up through spdif. I have no problems with tv,
> videos, music, or anything else. However when I watch a DVD, if there's 5.1
> audio coming out, I get sound, if there's 2 channel pcm audio, I hear
> nothing. For example, I'm trying to watch 300 last night. The first part
> with the WB logo has 5.1 audio so I hear that part, the previews are all in
> pcm 2 channel, so it goes silent, the dvd title screen is in 2 channel, that
> is silent, I play the movie which is in 5.1, the sound comes back. Also
> another quirk in the system, I hear Spanish when the audio track 1 English
> 5.1 is selected. I went through the audio tracks, Spanish played French and
> French played English. Are their variables I can put in the internal command
> to get this to work correctly. I've tried xine and vlc and I get absolutely
> no sound because everything comes in pcm. Any ideas?

Sounds like you need to use (and aren't currently using) the plug plugin
to do rate conversion.  See
http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Configuring_Digital_Sound .


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list