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

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Tue Jun 23 15:05:59 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 5:50 AM, Phil Linttell<phil.linttell at rogers.com> wrote:
> I have an SA4250HD, and I don't see any way to force the box to output AC3
> instead of AAC for stereo.  However, you can set the HD-PVR to encode AC3
> (even for stereo channels) as follows:
> v4l2-ctl --device=/dev/video0 --set-ctrl=audio_encoding=4
> It appears to get reset on system boot (or back-end restart?), so you may
> want to add it to rc.local.  Experiment first, however.  It would be nice if
> we could set this in the MythTV recording profile for the HD-PVR.

You can.  The setting is on the last page of the recording profiles
for the HD-PVR.

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