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What's the cable called?

Discussion in 'Desktop & Laptop Computers Forum' started by tryingtimes, Oct 30, 2001.

  1. tryingtimes

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    I bought a bare Pioneer 106s DVD drive and a OEM Hurcules Fortissimo II sound card.

    What's the cable called that I need to have DD/DTS passthrough.
    I've been down to my local computer shop and they just had an audio cable but couldn't confirm whether it would pass digital.

    Anyone know where online I can buy these separately?

    Cheers
    Alex
     
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    You don't need a cable from the DVD rom to the sound card, you just need one from the sound card to the amp.

    Jeff
     
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    No wonder noone knew what I was talking about!
    So the IDE cable carries this information then?

    Cheers Jeff
    One of these days I won't look like an idiot!
     
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    As well as DVD sound you can also carry digital CD sound over the IDE/PCI bus. Microsoft Media player supports this.

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    Thanks a lot Jeff
     

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