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AC-3/pass through problems

Discussion in 'Windows & Other Software' started by squiffy, 16 May 2006.

  1. squiffy


    Joined: 17 Mar 2006

    Posts: 9,155

    I've managed to get 5.1 working in Media Center for DVD's (DTS and Dolby Digital) but for AVI's it either upscales 2 channel to 5.1 Dolby Digital, or 5.1 down to 2 channel. I want it the signal to be unprocessed. For PCM leave unprocessed (my OGG encodes were being detected as 5.1 Dolby Digital audio!)

    A 5.1 DD AVI is ok in Media Player (5.1 DD singal on amp) but in Media Center it shows 2 Channel AC-3. BAH!

    What settings in AC-3 Filter (Main, Mixer and System) do I need?
    And under FFDSHOW? Codecs -SPDIF or LIBA52/LIBDTS.
    ah I think I got it, in AC-3 filter, SPDIF for DD/DTS passthrough, deselect PCM, DD & DTS in "use AC-3 filter for.." FFDSHOW SPDIF DD and DTS.
    Last edited: 16 May 2006