[mythtv-users] advice on sound card S/PDIF

Kevin Kuphal kkuphal at gmail.com
Thu May 20 13:11:31 UTC 2010

On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 3:58 AM, Nicola Bortolotti
<bortolotti.nicola at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> can anyone give me an advice on not too expensive pci sound card with s/pdif
> output?
> I need to connect it to home theatre input (no it is connected to AUX and
> there is a lot of noise when volume is high-pitched)
> If possible, I'd like:
> - pci interface;
> - well linux and myth supported (I'm not too skill..), so if my system will
> recognize it without bring me crazy, I'll prefer..;
> - without fan (only heat sink);
> - cheap;
> Moreover, I'm from Italy, any council about where acquire it (I don't know:
> consolidated e-commerce, ebay or what else..)

My recommendation is always the Turtle Beach Riviera or similar card.
These have been rock solid Linux SPDIF (optical) audio cards for me
for a long time.


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