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Im getting a asus xonar DX

where do i connect my headphones on them, and do i just plug the 3.5mm jack in?

also i have a pair of z323's

this is the sub part of em


the speakers have to plugged into the sub for the sub to work, and then i connect some green cable to my motherboard, what type of connection is this and where do i connect on the sound card? and is this a bad type of connection?


THE RED AND white cables are my xbox btw lol
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you got a 3.5mm to RCA wire wiht a card? if so plug in the 3.5mm jack where its says front jack on the pic, and the RCA in the auxiliary input.
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post #3 of 16
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you got a 3.5mm to RCA wire wiht a card? if so plug in the 3.5mm jack where its says front jack on the pic, and the RCA in the auxiliary input.
No, why do i need to plug anything into my auxiliary? shouldnt my sub work with just the 3.5mm cable to the sound card or is that bad for sound quality?


like my speakers have a green 3.5mm cable i plug straight into my onboard right now and thats it
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i was referring to the pic you posted, is that not the back of your sub?
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i was referring to the pic you posted, is that not the back of your sub?
Yes it is the back of the sub, but the sub came with the z323, right now nothing is plugged into those aux inputs and i have some green cable right into my mobo from one of the speakers, i was wondering do i just plug that green cable into the sound card? or do i need to connect the green cable and get a aux cable to my sub so my sub gets the benefit of the sound card too

just all confused because someone told me 3.5mm is also bad for sound quality
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post #6 of 16
can you post a pic of what ur talking about? since i dont have either of these i dont know what the connection looks like.

edit: yeah the green cable is the output from the mother board, just unplug it from the motherboard and plug it in to the sound card
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post #7 of 16
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This cable is what gives my 2 speakers and the sub its sound



this 1 cable
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post #8 of 16
Are you talking about connecting your computer case front headphone port to the card?
I'm confused lol.
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post #9 of 16
take that green wire out of the motherboard and plug in to the sound card(where it says front jack on the pic i posted) and you should be good to go.
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post #10 of 16
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That green.cable isn't my headphones...its my speaker system
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