[mythtv-users] Features of a home theater audio system

Ashley Bostock abostock at gmail.com
Wed Dec 12 15:28:59 UTC 2007

On 12/12/2007, David Fishburn <dfishburn.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
> > For audio use a SPDIF bracket and connnect to you Digital out header on
> your
> > MB. then connect this to your sound reciever. In linux set up AC3
> > passthrough.
> For my Asus M2NPV-VM motherboard, you indicate: "use a SPDIF bracket"
> Is this something additional I need to purchase?
> Do I have to go through ASUS to get it?
> I was just leafing through the user manual on the mobo and it has the
> normal coloured output lines for line in, line out and mic.    It then
> says in 6 speaker configuration:
> Line In  -> Surround out
> Line Out -> Front Speaker out
> Mic -> Center / Bass
> Do I buy a special cable that takes these 3 separate lines and
> combines them into a coaxial output that my receiver is expecting?
> TIA,
> Dave
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You can get the brackets off ebay...

Various other places sell them (including the asus store but they always
seem to be out of stock).

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