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Old 05-19-03, 10:56 PM
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Idiot question: what cable do I need ...

Kinda weird setup:

The output is from an RCA Digital output, the input is a composite (AC-3) SPDIF IN. I went with the SB Audigy cuz I got it for $55 at CC and trying to connect it to one of those cheesy Cambridge Soundworks kits (DTT2500 Digital).

Instructions are vague.

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Old 05-19-03, 10:58 PM
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Looks like you need a 75-ohm coax cable with male RCA connectors.

Try a standard yellow composite video cable and see if that works. It's 75-ohms.
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Old 05-19-03, 11:23 PM
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Cool Thanks. Just getting the right components for my soon to be HTPC.
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Old 05-19-03, 11:47 PM
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is this what your card looks like?



if so, then it's the connection that's furthest to your left (the orange one).

check the digital input on your speakers. it's probably an rca plug. if so, then you'll need a mini to rca adapter, which probably came with your speakers (well, it came with my soundworks digital).

if you also have a mini plug on your speakers, then you'll need a mini to mini cable.
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