[mythtv-users] Can myth DVD output 7.1 audio?

Marc Sherman msherman at projectile.ca
Tue Jan 15 22:34:51 UTC 2008

Seth Daniel wrote:
> 5.1 channel through analog?  I must really be out of it.  When I think
> of analog I think of 'stereo' (i.e. red/white RCA jacks).  Assuming I'm
> thinking of the right thing I wasn't even aware that you could do
> anything other than 2 channel audio with them.  I've simply been using
> the coax/optical pass-thru for so long I never even thought twice about
> it.

Most 5.1 sound cards have 2 additional 1/8" output jacks, for the 4
extra channels. These can then be connected to the 6 RCA input jacks
available on most home theatre amps.

- Marc

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