[MPlayer-users] Grabbing from TV input problems (audio related)

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Fri Apr 18 21:08:03 CEST 2003

On Fri, Apr 18, 2003 at 07:00:44PM +0200, Vladimir Niksic wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> I hooked up my VHS over a coax cable to my Haupauge bt878 card.
> Everything works when I watch something from the VHS on my TV card.
> When I try to encode, the sound is encoded normally, but upon playing
> the file, no sound is heard. What am I doing wrong? I use a loopback
> cable from the TV card to the sound card (Soundblaster live! value).
> Also, when I start mencoder, I can actually hear the sound from the
> episode I'm currently encoding, is that normal? Also, the video encoded
> is just fine..

You need to adjust your mixer settings to enable recording from


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