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Extigy: Dolby digital over optical digital out?

Discussion in 'Soundblaster Live' started by Johannes Lebek, Jun 30, 2003.

  1. Hi there,

    I have a SoundBlaster Extigy and I want to use my home cinema system to
    watch DVDs that I play on my notebook. I know that I could connect Extigy to
    the AV receiver using the three 1/8" connectors (rear, front and
    center/subwoofer) on the back. But in my case this is not applicable,
    because the Extigy box is 5 meters away from my AV receiver.

    I tried to connect using optical digital output, but, unfortunately, the
    Dolby digital signal was not transferred. Is the optical digital out for MD
    (stereo) only? I think, this is waste of resources...

    There is another (electrical) digital out on the back. Does it transfer the
    Dolby digital signal?
    Thanks for your comments,

    Johannes
     
    Johannes Lebek, Jun 30, 2003
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