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Hey guys, I'm getting a new monitor for my PC, and it has HDCP support so I want to put my ps3 on it aswell.

Here's my question now, I got a Logitech x530 5.1 surround sound speaker system. All of the speakers plug into the sub woofer with a RCA jack. Then there is 3 cables that go to my PC.

GREEN --> LEFT RIGHT CENTER
BLACK --> SUB WOOFER
ORANGE --> REAR LEFT RIGHT

Now the PS3 puts out 2 RCA cables, red and white, through the AV port. I know you can get an adapter that will go from 2 RCA to a headphone jack, but I want surround sound support.

So I'm looking for an adapter that will take in the red and white RCA jack, and output the 3 headphone jacks for my surround sound. I know it has to exist somwhere, or there has to be an alternative option!

Thanks!
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You have to be able to use theoptical fiber. There is no such thing as a RCA red and white cable to surround sound converter.

The three mini phono connectors are specialized. Two have dual signals (left and right front and rear) and one has sub out. This is nothing like the red and white RCA jacks. They only ouput two signals period.
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after looking a lot... I found that It seems I need this adapter...

http://ec1.images-amazon.com/images/...qL._AA280_.jpg

Can you get this in local stores or am I going to have to go online and waitttttt :'(
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Originally Posted by Sidious View Post
after looking a lot... I found that It seems I need this adapter...

http://ec1.images-amazon.com/images/...qL._AA280_.jpg

Can you get this in local stores or am I going to have to go online and waitttttt :'(
That will give you some crappy surround quality my friend.
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the X-530s come with that adaptor
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the X-530s come with that adaptor
Mine didn't
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post #7 of 8
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yea I know I had that adapter, but I gave it to ym friend to use with his PS3 on his monitor . Time to steal it back!

And i'm not looking for prime surround sound, its a x530 speaker set ffs Just so I can use my speakers with it
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You will not get 5.1 surround sound with that setup. You need to use the optical (aka toslink) cable from the PS3 to get 5.1 from it. The Red/White cables only support up to Dolby Prologic. I don't see a way you will be able to do that to the X-530.
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