[mythtv-users] SPDIF Optical Out Sound Card

Jens.Peder.Terjesen at devoteam.com Jens.Peder.Terjesen at devoteam.com
Sun Mar 1 21:10:39 UTC 2009

-----Allen Edwards wrote: -----

>On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 10:53 PM, Alan Smedley
>> Hi,
>> I was wondering if anyone can recommend a PCI Audio Card which has
>an optical
>> SPDIF output which works with Mythtv.
>> I currently have an Asus M3N78-VM motherboard which from my
>searches appears
>> not to support optical SPDIF output.
>> Regards,
>> Alan
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>I was told by ASUS that all their motherboards have spdif connectors
>on them.  Mine has a spdif on the rear panel but I took the internal
>one, like the one yours should have, and signal shifted it and took
>to a connector on the rear panel. I needed two.  I think you can buy
>these from ASUS but I made it from parts lying around.  It took 2
>resistors, a capacitor, an RCA connector, and a blank cover plate for
>a pci slot.
>         100nF
>  TTL ----||-----330ohm-- --------- coax S/PDIF signal out
>  in                     |
>                      100ohm
>                         |
> Ground ----------------- --------- coax signal ground

At least one Norwegian webshop sells the original ASUS bracket at a
reasonable price: http://www.ps.no/ArtDtl.aspx?i=160310&model=

Possibly obtainable elsewhere in the world as well?
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