[mythtv-users] Where to get a S/PDIF adapter?

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Wed Jan 31 15:24:24 UTC 2007

On 1/29/07, Rich West <Rich.West at wesmo.com> wrote:
> George W Rocklein Jr wrote:
> >
> > Mark Abreu wrote:
> >
> >> I have a Biostar M7VIG 400 motherboard that seems to work with MythTV.  This MB has a S/PDIF 3-pin header but didn't come with anything to bring it outside.  I've spent some time with Google and am surprised that I haven't been able to find the part I need.  A question sent via the Biostar site has so far gone unanswered.  I suspect my cheapest solution would be a coax version but I'd also like to find a optical option if possible.
> >>
> >> Mark.
> > I have a different Biostar motherboard that also didn't come with the
> > S/PDIF adapter.  I called the technical support guys at Biostar,
> > expecting to buy one, and the guy that answered the phone said he'd just
> > grab one from their inventory and send it to me on the house.  Hopefully
> > the guy that answers your phone call will be just as generous (if not,
> > they only cost around $15.00, or something.).
> > You can get in touch with them at one of the phone numbers listed at
> > www.biostar-usa.com.
> I don't have a Biostar motherboard, but I do have 3-pin S/PDIF connector
> on my motherboard.  Another person on the list referred me to this URL:
> http://www.vidabox.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=9
> It is a three pin S/PDIF connector where the individual pins can be
> re-arranged to match your motherboard configuration.
> I just ordered one.. figured I would give it a shot. :)
> -Rich

Wow, optical too! Please provide a "review" of it once you get it working.

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