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connection to monitor help (audio noob!)

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hi guys,

i have recently got into recording guitar through my rig with pro tools, using the m-audio fast track.
while my basic 2.1 setup does the job, im wanting a pair of monitiors and to ditch the 2.1 setup.

i have the Asus D2X card, and i have the opertunity to pick up a pair of m-audio av30`s very cheeply.
the problem i have is how to connect them, if i buy them.
the av`s have a left/right RCA inputs, and my card has 3.5mm jack outputs.
is it possible to connect them? if so, how?

cheers,

cat
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ADAPTERS! At Radioshack or some place similar. Can't tell you the number of times adapters of the most random sort come in handy.

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Hope this helps!
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post #3 of 4
In general somewhere like Radio Shack has way overpriced cables. It sounds like you don't need them ASAP, so either try Amazon if you have Prime or monoprice:
http://www.monoprice.com/products/subdepartment.asp?c_id=102&cp_id=10218
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In general somewhere like Radio Shack has way overpriced cables. It sounds like you don't need them ASAP, so either try Amazon if you have Prime or monoprice:
http://www.monoprice.com/products/subdepartment.asp?c_id=102&cp_id=10218
Oh yes, when I say RadioShack I am generalizing the type of place. If you don't have to, don't go to radio shack, their prices'll kill you gunner.gif

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