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Optical connections

Discussion in 'Soundcards' started by Rodger, Oct 7, 2004.

  1. Rodger

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  2. Crimson Liar

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    Yup that's the right cable, just remember though, the only way to get 5.1
    signal from non ac3 encoded sources is to be using a Nvidia Soundstorm
    motherboard. All other systems are only going to give you stereo in
    everything other than DVD playback (where the AC3 is pre-encoded).

    Crimson Liar

    "Rodger" <> wrote in message
    news:p...
    > I'm buying one of these
    >
    > http://www.cambridgeaudio.com/classicseries/dab300.html
    >
    > It says it has Coaxial and digital outputs, will this allow connection to
    > a
    > computer soundcard?
    >
    > And will that be "SPDIF" ?
    >
    > I can't see many cards which say they have SPDIF input, mainly output.
    >
    > I don't need anything high end, was thinking of the audigy type stuff.
    >
    > Can anyone help with the right cable here? Is it something like -
    >
    > http://www.richersounds.co.uk/index.php?f=itemdetl.php&p=45486
    >
    >
    > Thanks



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