[mythtv-users] SPDIF and HDMI

Mitch Gore mitchell.gore at gmail.com
Sun Mar 4 17:18:44 UTC 2007

The mini plug to RCA adapter should work.  maybe you have something wrong
with your sound card.  If you connnect headphones to your sound card do you
hear sound?

Just an idea,

On 3/4/07, MacNean Tyrrell <dardack at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm setting up a MythTV box for my father.  He finally came around after
> him and my mom were recording on VHS and it was just a pain.  So his TV only
> has HDMI inputs, he bout a Nvidia 7300 with HDMI out.  The motherboard has
> SPDIF out and the Nvidia card has a place for Sound in.  However, i can't
> get sound through the HDMI.  At least i don't hear anything when i play a
> recording.  I have a MSI 945GM3 motherboard  (
> http://www.msi.com.tw/program/support/download/dld/spt_dld_detail.php?UID=756&kind=1)
> First, is it possible to get the SPDIF out to work with the Audio input on
> the video card?  If so how do i go about doing this for all audio?  (at this
> time he does not have like surround sound or any other way to get audio in)
> and i don't know if his TV thinks the HDMI cable has audio, because when we
> connect the line out to AV 1 Audio in on the TV, which the manual says to
> use if it's a DVI to HDMI cable with audio separate, again no sound.  If i
> plug in computer speakers to the line out we do get sound, so i know the
> sound is working, i just need to know how to get sound to the HDMI cable
> (all sound analog mostly since that's all he gets right now over cable
> anyways).  Using a pvr-500.
> --
> Sincerely,
> MacNean C. Tyrrell
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