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You must have never owned a set of Logitech speakers. rolleyes.gif

I've heard them once, almost cut my ears off.
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post #12 of 17
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I've heard them once, almost cut my ears off.
Well you can rest assured that there are ~$100 speakers that don't make you want to cut your ears off. I don't know why you'd say there won't be a difference with $100 speakers. I paid $90ish for my Numark NPM5s and they're amazing compared to my former Logitech set.

The key to getting bang for your buck is doing research and getting a good set of studio monitors, instead of a crappy set of "gaming" speakers by a company like Logitech.
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post #13 of 17
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You must have never owned a set of Logitech speakers. rolleyes.gif

Indeed. Thees low-end Behringer's are probably noting to write home about but I'm sure they are leaps and bounds better then any logicrap speaker sets. And the toslink is a nice feature for that price.
    
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post #14 of 17
Your reading skills are amazing.

Question was about how to connect them. 2 of them. Without receiver. 100$ speakers.
No, you will not hear difference on 100$ speakers if you connect them with coax/optical/rca/3.5mm
And no, I am not mocking or making fun, just saying that it won't matter how they will be connected.

I also doubt that he will have better sound if he uses WASAPI to pass-through sound via toslink to them. Might actually be opposite effect.
Edited by DiNet - 10/6/12 at 1:38pm
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post #15 of 17
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Your reading skills are amazing.
Question was about how to connect them. 2 of them. Without receiver. 100$ speakers.
No, you will not hear difference on 100$ speakers if you connect them with coax/optical/rca/3.5mm
And no, I am not mocking or making fun, just saying that it won't matter how they will be connected.
I also doubt that he will have better sound if he uses WASAPI to pass-through sound via toslink to them. Might actually be opposite effect.

Well excuse me for misunderstanding but honestly you weren't being very clear and it appeared as if you where responding to the OP and not the post above (use quote button man).

However whether or not the Behringer's sound better with a toslink connection or not depends on many things speaker price not being one of them. I don't know exactly how good thees MS40 are in regards to its internal amp, DAC or even the drivers them self. What I do know is that the pre-amp in internal realteck sound cards is pretty crap and has a poor signal to noise ration among other issues. Going digital will eliminate many of the shortcomings of the realteck sound card and the soundquality will be more dependent on the Behringer's them selves.

Is it possible that the DAC in the Behringer's is so bad that a normal analog signal would be better? Yes it is possible. It's also possible that it is as good or it might be better. The only way to know for sure is to try it out and listen.
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post #16 of 17
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Your reading skills are amazing.
Question was about how to connect them. 2 of them. Without receiver. 100$ speakers.
No, you will not hear difference on 100$ speakers if you connect them with coax/optical/rca/3.5mm
And no, I am not mocking or making fun, just saying that it won't matter how they will be connected.
I also doubt that he will have better sound if he uses WASAPI to pass-through sound via toslink to them. Might actually be opposite effect.

Well excuse me for misunderstanding but honestly you weren't being very clear and it appeared as if you where responding to the OP and not the post above (use quote button man).

However whether or not the Behringer's sound better with a toslink connection or not depends on many things speaker price not being one of them. I don't know exactly how good thees MS40 are in regards to its internal amp, DAC or even the drivers them self. What I do know is that the pre-amp in internal realteck sound cards is pretty crap and has a poor signal to noise ration among other issues. Going digital will eliminate many of the shortcomings of the realteck sound card and the soundquality will be more dependent on the Behringer's them selves.

Is it possible that the DAC in the Behringer's is so bad that a normal analog signal would be better? Yes it is possible. It's also possible that it is as good or it might be better. The only way to know for sure is to try it out and listen.
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post #17 of 17
How is this even a question? Of course the Behringer's are the way to go between those two.

Anything Else > Logitech > Bose (in my opinion)
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