[mythtv-users] Sound card
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Fri Apr 11 02:38:15 UTC 2008
On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 1:30 PM, <backuppc at sundquist.imapmail.org> wrote:
> adeffs.mythtv at gmail wrote:
> > but check your motherboard for a SPDIF header pin (will be a 2 pin or
> > 3 pin plug and should have "SPDIF" printed next to it, or check the
> > manual if you have it) first, if its got one already no reason to
> > waste a PCI slot/extra power/etc.
> Any more info on this? Links to building such a header? I have a
> motherboard with built-in 7.1 sound, but no SPDIF-out. Is
> building/installing this header pin as easy as it sounds? Any soldering
> on the motherboard?
your board would have to have the header pins already on, then it
would just be a matter of buying a bracket (usually like $10-15) and
connecting the wire to the header pin.
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