[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.
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