[mythtv-users] DTS-HD

Greg Zornetzer gzornetzer.lists at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 07:42:39 UTC 2010

On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 11:18 PM, Nicolas Will <nico at youplala.net> wrote:

> On Tue, 2010-02-09 at 00:06 -0500, John Baab wrote:
> > Is anyone successfully playing any videos with DTS-HD in .22?  If I
> > downmix to 2 channel I get sound, but I'd really like to use my
> > surround sound.  When using passthrough I don't get any sound on these
> > videos.
> Are you trying to pass-through DTS-HD through SP/DIF?
> If you are, it won't fit, you need proper LDPCM sound and HDMI for
> proper bandwidth.
> An SP/DIF patch through HDMI won't cut it either.
> As an alternative, it is possible to strip the DTS core (5.1 channel) out
of DTS-HD using eac3to or other tools.  That DTS signal can be sent through
SPDIF to a receiver.  Not as good as the full DTS-HD signal, but certainly
better than 2-channel audio.
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