[vdr] VDR with a/v receiver integration

Roland Behme rb at nugman.de
Fri Dec 2 13:40:15 CET 2005


Hi,

> My brother is going to make a gift to me. An Onkyo A/V Receiver. This:
> http://www1.shopping.com/xPF-Onkyo_TX_SR501
Nice gift. Want to adopt me? :-)

> I would know how can I integrate with my actual VDR box to take the 
> maximum advantage of this features.
> I supose I have to install the bitstreamout plugin (i have an epia mobo 
> with rca SPDIF audio output), and ac3mode?
If you have a full-featured card, you can connect a optical out to the
pin 4 and pin 10 of the J2-Connector.

Look at http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Jumper2
You can easily homebrew a optical SP/DIF-Out like decscribed in this
scheme:
http://www.vdr-wiki.de/wiki/index.php/Bild:J2_anschluss_schema.jpg

If you're not familiar with a soldering-iron, you may also use a
slot-bracket with SP/DIF from Asus. Maybe you can get one on ebay.

Recent VDR-version work out of the box with these outputs, older ones
require the AC3overDVB-patch.

Regards,
  Roland




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