[mythtv-users] GeForce GT220 PCI Express x16 for $30 shipped ($20 AR)

Manuel McLure manuel at mclure.org
Wed Jul 7 05:31:40 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 9:49 PM, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
> You're not going to get audio when using a dvi output. Period. There's
> no audio pins on the dvi interface. You can feed video w/a dvi to hdmi
> adapter, but definitely not audio (unless you have a rather expensive
> adapter that actually muxes in audio from another source -- these do
> exist). DisplayPort, however, usually has audio included (or at least
> can), so a dp to hdmi adapter might actually work with that card.

There are no specialized audio pins on HDMI - the pins are exactly the
same as DVI. The audio is multiplexed into the video data. It is
certainly just as possible to have audio over DVI as over HDMI.
Manuel A. McLure WW1FA <manuel at mclure.org> <http://www.mclure.org>
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