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Where's the optical out?

Discussion in 'Nintendo Forums' started by Stellavision, Jul 19, 2004.

  1. Stellavision

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    Just bought my Xbox. How do I connect to my av amp, I cannot find an optical out?
     
  2. H4r7y

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    its not there as standard mate, you'll need to get hold of an advanced scart lead with optical out, cheapest they go for is about £10 i think, or about £25 for an official MS lead
     
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    Apart from the 5.1 sound from your amp, once you change from the standard lead you will also notice a step up in picture quality as well, so well worth getting one imo.
     
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    Well said, that man. I have a 3rd party advanced scart lead that i paid £15.99 for a currys when they were first introduced, connected it up to my yamaha and tv and i'll never go back it's great well worth the buy :smashin:

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  5. H4r7y

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    you could try ebay too, as i got one for £8 delivered.
     
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    Cheers guys.
     
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    Just ordered one from HERE for £8.99 :thumbsup:
     
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    Got it today, incredible difference.
    The picture is significantly better and the sound has really come to life with Dolby Digital output! :thumbsup:
     
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    I think that using the hi def kit the picture is amazing i.e just so sharp and night and day difference between the hi def kit and the standard leads that come with the xbox.
     

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