[mythtv-users] Anyone using a Chaintech AV-710 Sound Card?

Doug Young goofdad at gmail.com
Thu Oct 25 05:10:27 UTC 2007

On 10/24/07, Bill Williamson <bill at bbqninja.com> wrote:
> On 10/25/07, Ryan Pisani <mythtv at frouse3.homelinux.com> wrote:
> You are confusing AC3/DTS passthrough with the ability to generate
> realtime 5.1 or 7.1 sound.  There are only two sound cards on the
> market that support DTSLive or DDLive (generating 5.1 digital sound),
> and neither support linux.  The nforce2 onboard sound DOES support
> this, but isn't available in soundcard form.  Speaker test through
> digital out will NEVER do more than 2 channels.
> To test that it's working use a DVD and be sure that AC3 and DTS
> passthrough are enabled.

If you get a DVD with THX sound, it's a THX certification requirement
that somewhere through the menus (usually somewhere on the audio menu)
you can test your THX setup...it will send a test sound to each
individual speaker.

Kinda handy ;-)

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