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

Rich West Rich.West at wesmo.com
Wed Jan 31 15:30:41 UTC 2007

Steven Adeff wrote:
> 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.

Will do!  My goal is to use the optical audio out to my receiver and
remove my standalone DVD player from the entire setup. :)


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