[vdr] bitstreamout-0.70 and vdr-1.3.21

Per Mellander per at mellander.org
Fri Mar 11 17:59:38 CET 2005


On Fri, 11 Mar 2005 14:59:37 +0100, Dr. Werner Fink wrote
> On Fri, Mar 11, 2005 at 03:37:05PM +0200, Per Mellander wrote:
> > On Fri, 11 Mar 2005 12:15:44 +0100, Dr. Werner Fink wrote
> > > 
> > > > My amplifier works great With your bitstreamout plugin, but I can't 
get
> > > > the sound in sync. And with loopthrough the nonaudiobit isn't set :(
> > > > I use the soundcard "C-Media Electronics Inc CM8738 (rev 10)".
> > > 
> > > You can not set the nonaudio bit in loop through mode.
> > > AFAIK the ALSA driver does not support that.
> > > 
> > 
> > Why loop at all then? What's the difference between connecting DVB card 
SPDIF 
> > output directly to reciever and looping via CMI8738 card ??
> 
> You can switch between MP2 and AC3 audio on channel change.
> You can mute/unmute even if digital connected.
> 
> > 
> > Does the soundcard do anything else than act as a 'dumb' connector? 
Pretty 
> > expensive extension ;D
> 
> CM8738 are extremly inexpensive ... OK beside the huge
> winning marges of some resellers.

> 
> Expensive sound cards cross the 100 Euro/Dollar boundary
> and really good sound cards can be used in slave mode.
> That is that the sound card does not use its own quart
> as clock reference but the incomming clock given by 
> the S/P-DIF in ... which is very usefull for e.g.
> LiveTV.
> 
>        Werner

Point taken ;) Thanks for your efforts in explaining the subject.

Have a nice weekend!

/Mel



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