ajlenze at clarkhome
Feb 19, 2003, 8:49 AM
Post #4 of 5
OK, let me see if I understand you. There's no way to get at audio (in
Re: Leadtek WinFast TV 2000 XP Deluxe NTSC
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digitized form) through the PCI bus, so you have to route the audio out on
the card to an audio in on your sound card and get the digitized audio
through the PCI bus on your sound card. Am I right?
I know I'm being a pest about this, but I'd like to eventually have multiple
TV tuners in my MythTV system. I wanted to use the Leadtek tuner because of
its low price and its stereo sound, but now I'm not sure if it will work for
me, because I'll need an audio in on my sound card for every TV tuner,
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Wohlgemuth" <mjw [at] woogie>
To: "Drew Lenze" <ajlenze [at] clarkhome>
Cc: <mythtv-users [at] snowman>
Sent: Wednesday, February 19, 2003 9:31 AM
Subject: Re: Leadtek WinFast TV 2000 XP Deluxe NTSC
> Drew Lenze wrote:
> > I didn't completely understand your point about your problems with
> > stereo. You stated:
> > > One more thing: this card supports stereo, but btaudio doesn't work
> > > with it (it doesn't even appear to have an audio chip for btaudio to
> > > support). This means I had to connect the stereo out on the card to
> > the
> > > stereo in on my audio card.
> > (Please bear with me, because I know almost nothing about MythTV.)
> > How does this effect recording TV? Does this mean that when recording
> > TV you had to record video from the TV tuner and audio from your sound
> > card? Or does it only effect watching live TV?
> As far as I can tell, the only audio available from the card is from the
> audio out, and it is always going to output the audio from the currently
> tuned channel. In order for btaudio to work, the card would need to use
> an audio processing chipset that btaudio supports. Not only does the TV
> 2000 XP not use a chipset that btaudio supports, it appears to not have
> any audio processing chipset at all.
> When watching live TV in something like xawtv, you can just use the
> audio out from the card, and it will work fine. With MythTV, however,
> you are never really watching live TV. Even when you have selected to
> watch live TV, MythTV is actually converting the signal and storing it
> to the disk buffer, and then displaying from the disk buffer. If you
> try to use the audio out from the Leadtek at this point, the audio will
> be a bit ahead of the video.
> In any case, whenever you use MythTV, you will want to patch the audio
> out from the Leadtek to the audio in for your sound card, and then
> configure MythTV to use your sound card for the audio source.