[mythtv-users] Digital Audio Problems - Noisey, stuttering, skipping

Eric Sharkey eric at lisaneric.org
Mon Jan 19 22:25:40 UTC 2009

On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 5:08 PM, Mike Smith <easygreenus at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Audio Output Device - Alsa:Default
> Passthru Output Device - Default
> Max Audio Channels 5.1
> Checked "Enable AC3 to SPDIF Passthrough"
> Checked "Enable DTS to SPDIF Passthrough"
> Checked "Use Internal Volume Controls"
> Mixer Device - Alsa:Default
> Mixer Controls - Master

This has been coming up a lot lately.

It sounds crazy, but you need to change Max Audio Channels to Stereo,
and set the passthrough device to iec958.  If you do those two things,
it should work.  (It did for me.)

Eric Sharkey

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