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

Nicola Bortolotti bortolotti.nicola at gmail.com
Fri May 21 09:26:37 UTC 2010

Ok, google help me! ..probably the name is "bracket Motherboard
Accessories SPDIF Out"!
I take a trip to search something in the vendors of my little city.
I'm not a technical and I think I'm not enough skill to produce it by myself..


2010/5/21 Nicola Bortolotti <bortolotti.nicola at gmail.com>:
>> Are you sure your motherboard doesn't have a SPDIF output ?
>> Often they have a 3 pins connector on the motherboard which is SPDIF out...
>> I haven't seen a motherboard without a spdif port in almost 5 years...
> Another question...
> If I'll found the 3 pins spdif output on my motherboard - now sorry
> for wrong terminology of what follows.. - what's the name of pci
> connector that provide me TOSLINK connector? (I already have optical
> cable and I don't want acquire rca to toslink..)
> Where I can buy this pci component?
> Next, should I enable optical output on my bios? I read somewhere the
> someone said that linux doesn't use bios, but I not an expert...  :-|
> Thank you!!
>  Nicola

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