[mythtv-users] Sound card

Steven Adeff 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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