[vdr] dvd-plugin: UseDolbyDigital

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Mar 13 17:11:10 CET 2005


Dr. Werner Fink wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 13, 2005 at 10:31:41AM +0100, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> 
>>Dr. Werner Fink wrote:
>>
>>>On Sat, Mar 12, 2005 at 11:14:34PM +0100, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>Stefan Lucke wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>>when my understanding is right, I have to set "UseDolbyDigital" to no,
>>>>>when viewing dvds with non AC3 playback equipment. But with this
>>>>>setting when a recording starts while viewing dvd, there will be no
>>>>>AC3 track recorded.
>>>>>
>>>>>Shouldn't there be a separate option in the recordings menu for
>>>>>filtering/selecting PIDs to record ?
>>>>
>>>>The DVD plugin should offer both, an MP2 and an AC3 track.
>>>
>>>
>>>DVD's do not include any MP2 but AC3 tracks ... and sometimes
>>>DTS and/or PCM tracks.
>>>
>>>         Werner
>>
>>But the DVD plugin does work without DD equipment, doesn't it?
> 
> 
> Yep, via a52lib it produces a PCM stream.
> 
> 
>>So it must be able to provide audio data (be it named whatever it will)
>>that can be played with the normal, full fetured DVB cards. That's
>>what I was referring to.
> 
> 
> PCM is not MP2, but on of the private streams using the sub audio ID
> 0xA0 upto 0xA7.
> 
>           Werner

Well, whatever...

The DVD plugin should deliver both streams.

Klaus



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