[vdr] No Dolby Digital+ with VDR

matthieu castet castet.matthieu at free.fr
Wed Jun 10 21:19:06 CEST 2009

Georg Acher wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 08:48:37PM +0200, ECLiPSE wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> since 1st june 2009, the HD Channels broadcasted on DVB-T in France use
>> Dolby Digital+ (E-AC-3) instead of classic Dolby Digital (AC-3).
>> So now, i can' t have anymore sound on theses channels with the eHD Reel
>> card.
>> I don't know if the problem comes from the hardware part of the eHD or the
>> reelbox plugin or VDR.
>> I use the VDR 1.7.6 and a quite recent build of the reelbox plugin
>> Can someone help me with that?
>> Thanks in advance
> Since DD+ is supposed to be compatible with DD, it is maybe just a different
> audio format type in the PMT.
No sure, but for software decoding with ffmpeg you need a patch to 
decode DD+ with Spectral extension.


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