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  • RealTek Digital Audio Connection

    I am trying to hook up my 9260 to my receiver via a digital connection. I keep reading about S/PDIF, and one of the audio jacks on the front of the laptop is apparently this type of connection. The problem is that I have no idea what kind of cable plugs into it! It's obviously a smaller jack, and the coaxial digital jacks are too big for the slot. Does anyone know what kind of cable will plug into my lappy and then into a digital input on my receiver?

    Thanks!

  • #2
    It sounds to me like a 3.5 mm male to RCA male plug.

    http://www.monoprice.com/products/su...d=10218&style=

    Product ID# 665

    3.5mm male coax cable to RCA male plug would be better but I couldn't seem to find one on there.[/url]

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    • #3
      But an RCA plug would be an analog connection wouldn't it?

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      • #4
        I'm not an expert, but I don't believe so. My receiver and my DVD player both have optical and RCA connections for digital audio. I had my cable receiver connected via the optical connection and my DVD player connected via the RCA connection and DVDs played with digital sound.

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        • #5
          Justin, have you guys tested the SB Live External USB Card to see if the optical connection works under Vista 64 bit? On the SB product page it says S/PDIF pass-through is supported only on XP and 32-bit Vista.

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