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What would i need to do this. From the little research that i did 1/8 (3.5mm) Mini Stereo to Dual RCA Y-Cable. I saw i may need those.
 
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what receiver? all newer receivers will likely have an optical or hdmi outs which you can use to plug into your pc.
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What would i need to do this. From the little research that i did 1/8 (3.5mm) Mini Stereo to Dual RCA Y-Cable. I saw i may need those.
That is one way to do it.

If you give us some info on your sound card and receiver there may be other options.
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You can use:

RCA
Toslink
Coaxial

But, it all depends on what connections are available from your PC as well as your receiver.
    
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Its on the onboard sound card. This receiver i dont think is the newest of the new. So i dont think there is an HDMI cable.
 
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Its on the onboard sound card. This receiver i dont think is the newest of the new. So i dont think there is an HDMI cable.
model number would help.. also check for toslink or digital coax.
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isnt there a simple solution for that will work for all receivers? simple 3.5 to rca? or something like that. I dont have the info infront of me.
 
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post #8 of 16
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isnt there a simple solution for that will work for all receivers? simple 3.5 to rca? or something like that. I dont have the info infront of me.
Get a 3.5mm minijack to RCA, problem solved.
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Get a 3.5mm minijack to RCA, problem solved.
It will work. If you have the hook up for it though, I would suggest getting a toslink cable going from your on-board audio to your receiver. Nice and easy, plus you can get a good sized optical cable on amazon for a couple bucks and it would be a lot cleaner than 3.5mm to rca.
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It will work. If you have the hook up for it though, I would suggest getting a toslink cable going from your on-board audio to your receiver. Nice and easy, plus you can get a good sized optical cable on amazon for a couple bucks and it would be a lot cleaner than 3.5mm to rca.
Can i get a link to what it may look like? http://www.google.com/products/catal...d=0CJEBEPMCMAQ

is that it? if so even if it is an older receiver will the older receiver have an optical connection?
 
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