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I have a logitech X-530 surround sound system for computer audio, is there any possible way I can hook up these speakers to my xbox 360? I'm tired of playing xbox through the crap ass monitor speakers that my monitor came with. Thanks in advance guys!
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What connectors does your Xbox have on it, and what ones do you use?
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Inside the box of the x-530's should be a little black cube that convert's 2x Headphone Jacks into 2 x RCA Ports. Connect the RCA's from the XBOX 360 HD AV Cables into the audio cubes RCA Ports and the Logitech Headphone Plugs in the other end of the cube (Make sure there all color coordinated). On the back of the Logitech Sub should be a switch that converts 5.1 to 4.1 and 2.1. Move the switch to a 4.1 position. Otherwise you will loose the center speaker and possibly the sub.

You will "not" be able to get Dolby Digital Sound out of these speakers due to a lack of an Optical Port. Optical (Tosslink) Ports are only available on the Logitech 5500D's or higher. Therefor at the end you will need to configure your XBOX 360 to support Dolby Pro Logic II or Stereo.

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post #4 of 5
If you use hdmi on the monitor check for a audio jack in near the hdmi plug, if you use component you need an female red white rca to a female jack 3.5mm so you can plug your system in.


Edited by 222Panther222 - 7/17/13 at 2:24pm
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post #5 of 5
You can also use hdmi for video and component/RCA for audio.
Microsoft is making a scam with their "can't use hdmi and component cable at the same time". http://m.instructables.com/id/How-To-Xbox360-HDMI-RCA-audio/

You can also pass the audio through your PC soundcard. Just get a 2xRCA-->3.5mm stereo adapter and use it to plug your xbox to your PC's line-in/mic jack, I use this method with my b3031a speakers.
Edited by Tiihokatti - 7/17/13 at 3:18pm
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