Marcus L. Rowland (ffutures) wrote,
Marcus L. Rowland
ffutures

AV problem sorted

On my way home from work I suddenly remembered Henry's in Edgware Road, who usually have fairly cheap good-quality cables and sold me most of my speaker cable etc. at about a third the extortionate price demanded by Richer Sounds. I didn't think that they were really into the optical side of things, but I asked and they sell them - I got a 3-metre optical cable for six quid. Tried it with the DVD recorder and it works perfectly - better yet, it turns out that the optical input is on a different input number to the coaxial one, so I will be able to record one thing while watching another. Better still, the optical input overrides the analogue input on that channel (usually my digital TV receiver) so I no longer have to mess around with changing channels if I record from the digibox - it's all autoswitching now, switches over to digital sound as soon as I switch on the recorder.

For some reason this was not clear in the documentation for the amp. So it goes...
Subscribe

  • Another RPG bundle offer - Dungeon World

    This is a repeat of an offer from 2014, before I was added to the promo list for these bundles, so I don't think I've mentioned it before: Dungeon…

  • NS&I Green Savings Bonds

    Some time soon NS&I are going to be launching Green Saving Bonds. At the moment they're pretty coy about things like the interest and tax status…

  • Digging Up the Past

    One of the gaming podcasts, The Grognard Files, interviewed me a while ago. The first part of it covering the White Dwarf years, is here:…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

  • 0 comments