[mythtv-users] 5.1 Card with *Coax* SP/DIFF Output?

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Mon Sep 5 15:34:21 UTC 2011

On 9/5/2011 10:10, Alex Butcher wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Sep 2011, Lindsay Mathieson wrote:
>> Can anyone recomend a cheap 5.1+ channel card with coax ouput that
>> supports Dolby and DTS? All out of optical inputs on my Amp.
> My understanding is that the card has no influence on whether Dolby Digital
> or DTS can be passed through its digital outputs.

Only because the SPDIF spec requires AC3 and DTS support.  There is no 
such guarantee on the capabilities of HDMI audio.

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