[vdr] bitstreamout-0.70 and vdr-1.3.21

Per Mellander per at mellander.org
Thu Mar 10 16:05:27 CET 2005


On Thu, 10 Mar 2005 14:13:32 +0100, Dr. Werner Fink wrote
> Depends on your sound card, if it has a S/P-DIF in connector on
> the out side of its slot sheet metal and is able to handle the
> S/P-DIF out of the Nexus, it should work.
> 
> You have to play with amixer to get a corredt setting to loop
> through the data from the S/P-DIF in connector to the
> S/P-DIF out connector.  See the mute scripts in the
> mute directory for some examples.  But note: These _are_ examples

It's a CMI8738 based card, Innoax Audio Extreme 5.1 with both 
coax and toslink in/out capabilities. 

alsamixer has a settings for 'Loop mode'.

The Coax and Toslink connectors are mounted on a separate slot connected to 
the soundcard via flat cable connector. There is some buffering components on 
the extra card with the connectors.

> and be aware the the sound card never modifies the data
> streams for AC3 (no resampling, no clipping, no washing of so what
> ever kind).

Not even setting the 'non-audio'-bit ;)

/Mel



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