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I have an X-Fi Xtreme Gamer and I wanted to get away from this crappy mini plug to RCA adaption I have going from my sound card to my 7.1 receiver. I know the XtremeGamer has a optical audio output and I can run optical digital into my receiver but I can't seen to find the adapter needed to convert the end of my optical cable to the output on the sound card ... any help?

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I don't think the XtremeGamer has an optical out...
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Originally Posted by PiratesRule View Post
I don't think the XtremeGamer has an optical out...
I see the little light shining out of the back of it .. and it is labeled Optical out ...
http://www.creative.com/products/pro...ct=15853&nav=1
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I linked to the one I Have
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post #6 of 22
If you look at the bottom of the specs it says "¹Optical Out supports stereo SPDIF." I don't think that will work.
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This post is useless but I was wondering the same thing cause I am running my setup the same way. I searched to no avail and even called creative and asked them with no results.
    
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then what is SPDIF?
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post #9 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by PLeXuS4200 View Post
then what is SPDIF?
Sony and Phillips proprietary optical out.
post #10 of 22
SPDIF is just a unfiltered audio signal basically making your sound card not do anything and letting your receiver do all the work.
    
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