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Hey, this is probably gonna make a lot of you smile, but I've got a slight issue.
Just recieved my astro40 headest, who has an optical wire like this, and I have to plug it into an asus xonar d2x who looks like this (http://www.testfreaks.fr/carte-son/asus-xonar-d2x/), so doesnt have any proper entry to do so.

What to do? Is there some kind of adaptator or something ?
Thanks a lot!

I'm absolutely clueless when it comes to sound really :-/
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post #2 of 7
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Originally Posted by quakeas View Post

Hey, this is probably gonna make a lot of you smile, but I've got a slight issue.
Just recieved my astro40 headest, who has an optical wire like this, and I have to plug it into an asus xonar d2x who looks like this (http://www.testfreaks.fr/carte-son/asus-xonar-d2x/), so doesnt have any proper entry to do so.

What to do? Is there some kind of adaptator or something ?
Thanks a lot!

I'm absolutely clueless when it comes to sound really :-/

2 points really.

1) for the love of god return those headphones.

2) if you keep those headphones, the optical cable will have to go into your mobo. It is digital sound, so your sound card would not do anything for the sound quality even if it had an optical out. If your mobo has the optical out, sell the sound card and put some money in your pocket. thumb.gif
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post #3 of 7
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alright, i'll just plug the headset to the mobo and other stuff to the soundcard i guess
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post #4 of 7
D2X has optical in/out.
Just find the adapters that came with the card (small black cones). If you have lost all the optional stuff that came with the card, tough luck.
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post #5 of 7
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Yea i've lost that :/
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post #6 of 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by quakeas View Post

Yea i've lost that :/
Isn't it just a TOSLINK-Mini? The one on my Xonar STX is, I'm pretty sure you just need a standard to mini adapter. Only pretty sure though, not 100% smile.gif
Edited by Darren9 - 6/26/13 at 9:00am
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post #7 of 7
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alright gonna ask around if it's that

thanks a lot !
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