[mythtv-users] RealTek HD (5.1) output via analog?

Lindsay Mathieson lindsay.mathieson at optusnet.com.au
Sat May 17 10:57:35 UTC 2008

Paul Kendall wrote:
> On Saturday 17 May 2008 17:02:03 Lindsay Mathieson wrote:
>> I have a MB with a onboard relTek ALC883 chipset, I also have a cheap
>> 5.1 Surround sound amp which has 6 coax inputs. The MB has 6 of the
>> little headphone style outputs which I believe match the inputs on the amp.
>> What sort of cables do I use? 6 mono-mono adapters?
> Normally you use stereo 3.5mm jack to 2 RCA and you would use 3 of these 
> cables. They should be real cheap and any electronics store.

Ah - I get it now, got behind the PC with a torch and deciphered the 
little squiggles there - Line, Line Out, Mic and the 3 Surround Sound 
Stereo jacks.

Thanks - saved me from dicking with the wrong cables :)


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