[mythtv-users] Force AC3 for HD-PVR?

Christopher Meredith chmeredith at gmail.com
Mon Jun 15 21:56:46 UTC 2009

I don't seem to see a way to do that on my SA3250HD. My problem was that my
commercial cutting script doesn't like AAC audio. Fortunately, after lots of
trial and error, I got it to work by converting the audio track to AC3
first. Ugly, yes. But it works.

On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 11:07 AM, John P Poet <jppoet at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 7:09 AM, Christopher
> Meredith<chmeredith at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Apparently, trunk is set up so that stereo audion coming in over the
> > port is encoded as AAC instead of stereo AC3. Is there a way to change
> this
> > so it records AC3 all the time?
> Since you are talking about the s/pdif input, the fix is easy.  Just
> set your STB to output bitstream instead of PCM.  If the HD-PVR is fed
> AC3, then AC3 is always muxed in, regardless of the audio encoding
> setting.
> John
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