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post #21 of 58
i currently have my sound setup hooked up via optic fiber cable....
but i notice no difference between optic fiber VS stereo jacks.
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post #22 of 58
So then I would use the analogues if you can't tell the difference...
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post #23 of 58
buy an decent quality Shielded 9mm jack, as long as its shielded you wont hear the different even at high volumes to using a digi opti cable
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I just recently noticed two different, for lack of a better word, versions of the Z-5500's. Below is a picture of each. If anyone has some extra information on this I would be greatly interested. I am probably going overboard, but I'm just trying to clearify this. I have noticed both of these 'versions' available for purchase at several websites, so I'm wondering if I should opt for either/or.

My guess is that the first is just a little overhaul on the rear of the subwoofer including replacing the wire with RCA cables. Your thoughts?



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post #25 of 58
Yeah. One uses RCA speaker terminals while the other uses awesome, real, manly speaker terminals.

The bottom one is way better because you just use regular speaker cable. This however, has nothing to do with the connection to the computer.
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post #26 of 58
for a mic you can either use onboard or get a usb cable.

and the X-Fi will output both analogue and digital at the same time, you can use the 5500's to choose which input you want.
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post #27 of 58
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Ahh I see. Thanks for all of the input throughout this thread, its been very helpful. One last thing, I found this price for the Z5500's and I just think its too good to be true. What do you guys think?

http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...9&sku=A0405790
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post #28 of 58
I'm gonna pick up some z5500's for a home theater setup that I don't feel like buying a whole 5.1 receiver for. They are one of the best values in speakers imo.
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post #29 of 58
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Originally Posted by aaronman View Post
I'm gonna pick up some z5500's for a home theater setup that I don't feel like buying a whole 5.1 receiver for. They are one of the best values in speakers imo.
you'll get better performance out of a real HT setup, but for the money it will be hard to beat.
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post #30 of 58
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Originally Posted by soloz2 View Post
you'll get better performance out of a real HT setup, but for the money it will be hard to beat.
Yeah I know, but it's like 300 dollars for just the receiver, so I can't really lose here. Plus it's not a very big room so I should be fine.
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