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Old 01-23-2009, 11:40 PM
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sound card

ok sorry about being a nebie but i have a
Siig Soundwave 7.1 pci card was wondering if any one has this card and if they have any problem with it i can seem to only get 2 channel when using my s/pdif out instead of 5.1 which what system i have.
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Old 01-24-2009, 09:13 AM
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Config SageT to use the AC3 Filter decoder and run ac3config that's in the SageTV directory to configure it for spdif pass thru.

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Old 01-26-2009, 02:24 AM
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Sound Cards

ok so i bought the siig soundwave 7.1 pci card for the spdif out but i only get 2 channel does it matter what decoder i am using it or something i am trying to get more channels out of it any suggestions i hear on alot of the sound cards only give 2 channels on the spdif out how do you fix this

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Old 01-26-2009, 06:47 AM
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Is there a reason you have posted the same question twice in two days? Did you follow the recommendations in the previous post?
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Old 01-26-2009, 08:19 PM
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yes i did and sorry i meant to post it in that one was being a idot last night i still only notice 2channel could this be driver problem that it is only lets me pass 2channel through
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