[mythtv-users] Dolby/DTS and Direct (Analog) input

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Mon Sep 5 08:41:35 UTC 2011

On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 11:07 AM, Lindsay Mathieson
<lindsay.mathieson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5 September 2011 05:34, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Sep 4, 2011 at 3:11 PM, Lindsay Mathieson
>> <lindsay.mathieson at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Please pardon my igonorance - I just got a Logitech Z-5500 and have it
>>> hooked up to my Mythbox vi Direct analog input for 5.1 surrond -
>>> sounds great.
>>> But the Z-5500 Dolby/THX features, would they only be working with
>>> Digital input?
>> Correct, Dolby/THX is digital. Mine is connected via spdif.
> Thanks, Coax should ok in that regard too shouldn't it?

coax and optical are both just different but compatible ways of
shifting the digital data, so spdif coax and spdif optical are
functionally equivalent.

Nice 5.1 system isn't? I bought mine after reading an online review by
a guy who said his stone deaf neighbour complained after he tested the

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