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Help connecting a Audigy to Yamaha V430RDS receiver

Discussion in 'Cables & Switches' started by nickc, Feb 6, 2003.

  1. nickc

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    Hi all,

    I want to connect my audigy sound card to my av receiver. However i'm a little confused :confused:

    The manual states using a mono 3.5mm to RCA plugged into the cards digital out this then plugs into the digital input on the receiver.

    My receiver has a coaxial and optical input, would such a lead plug straight into the coaxial or do I need an adapter?

    I cant seem to find a mono lead anywhere only stereo dual RCA ones.

    Can anyone tell me where they got theirs?

    Thanks in advance..
     
  2. Donnacha

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    I'm not sure about either product but my assumption would be to use a coaxial digital cable. These have an RCA connection both ends of the cable and should do the job!You can get these from most AV retailers.

    Again I'm not familiar with either product so I could be wrong.
     
  3. JSW

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    You need a mono 3.5mm jack to female phono, available from Maplins. Then you need a phono to phono digital coaxial cable.
     
  4. dnrc

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    What you actually need is a standard 3.5mm stereo jack to 2 phono cable.

    Plug the 3.5mm into the digital out of the soundcard and then plug the left phono into the coaxial input of your amp.
     
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    Before you bother with that...

    First check the voltage out from the soundcard. I tried connected a SB Live (phono phono, 75 ohm) to my Processor- it blew both up!

    Found out a week later that the SB Live outputs 6V on the SPDIF line, which is way over the 2.5 v spec.

    If you have the choice of using optical, choose that instead.

    Nathan
     

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