[vdr] Request: Change Dolby Digital handling

Carl Aron Carls carlaron at carls.de
Mon Jun 6 18:04:24 CEST 2005

Sorry for not adding the original message,

here it is:


> "Hello Klaus!
>I use 1.3.23 and have a little request. Could you please change the
> Dolby Digital handling in a way that you can choose to use Dolby Digital
> during playback and for recordings seperately?
> An example: I use the analog out on my DVB card, so whenever DD is
> played directly through J2 I hear nothing. So now I can hit VDR's
> settings and set 'Use Dolby Digital' to 'no'. Now I have sound over
> analog. But when I start a recording of a program which offers DD VDR
> doesn't record the DD stream. But I'd definately go with DD when
> prepping the recording for a DVD. Of course I could switch  'Use Dolby
> Digital' on everytime I'm about to record but that's not quite handy.
> I know for normal VDR playback this isn't much of an issue because all
> the channels available send an mpg audiostream and VDR defaults to that
> stream on playback so I have analog output even while 'Use Dolby
> Digital' is set to 'on'. But the DVD plugin also uses the 'Use Dolby
> Digital' option. And there're often DVDs that only contain DD tracks so
> that I'm left with no audio signal while  'Use Dolby Digital' is set to
> 'on'.
> That's why I'd like to have two settings for DD; one for playback, the
> other for recordings.
> What do you think of this?



Am Mon, 06 Jun 2005 17:57:35 +0200 schrieb Carl Aron Carls  
<carlaron at carls.de>:

> Hallo,
> I read the request about changing the DD handling for recording and for  
> viewing purposes and discussing it on 'VDR-Portal' I myself find it  
> useful to have DD recorded with programms. As I very often use my tv  
> speakers for output it is anoying to hear nothing as of the DVB-Setting  
> set to 'use Dolby Digital'.
> Thanks,
> Aron


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