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unless i buy said kit and buy a monitor with an HDMI how would I listen to my 360's audio through my pc (sig rig)
    
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well doesnt it use coaxial or digital audio? or just RCA connetors with the composite (or component which is better) added to it? dont own one but ive done alot of adapter stuff thats for sure.
 
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Okay I looked at what inputs your monitor has and I got you. Your vid card is using your monitors DVI input most likely so grab this cable first of all and plug the VGA input into the monitor. Then get one of these and plug the left and right (red and white) audio into the adapter and then into your sound card's input. Your pc will have to be for the sound to work since it will be running through your pc's speakers. That way you can play your 360 on your monitor through your pc speakers. Thats what you're going for right? Hope that helped.

EDIT: By the way I just searched for the cables on yahoo and went to the first sites that came up. You can probably find the same cables cheaper somewhere else.
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post #4 of 17
Get the real $40 cable. I have read many reviews where people were getting bad cables when they bought the Intec and other knock off brands. Also my friend has the HD VGA Cable and he said it came with an RCA to 3.5mm adaptor so you can use PC speakers or headphones.
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You need a 2 RCA Phono to 3.5mm. It converts your red and white plugs into a 3.5mm jack that you plug into your sound card. Looks like this.

http://www.optimization-world.com/up...pter_small.jpg
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post #6 of 17
RadioShack has those plugs all day long if you don't want to wait for someplace to ship to you.
post #7 of 17
wait a second.. you can plug in the stock video cable and HDMI at the same time.. why not just do that? .. it's what I do.. all you have to do is remove the grey casing on the stock video cable that goes into the 360 and they both fit
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post #8 of 17
i would like the same thing can i just buy a splitter for the speakers?
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I use the RCA audio output cables from the 360, put an RCA audio to headphone jack adapter on them, then it goes into my soundcard's line-in so I can listen with my headphones.
    
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Originally Posted by KingsidePressure View Post
You need a 2 RCA Phono to 3.5mm. It converts your red and white plugs into a 3.5mm jack that you plug into your sound card. Looks like this.

http://www.optimization-world.com/up...pter_small.jpg
First off, new member here and don't mean to bump an old thread and do not know if your problem has been solved.

What King posted, the pic of the adapter thing, that is what I go when I bought my halo edition 360. All you have to do is plug the audio jacks from the xbox to that adapter then plug the adapter into the microphone jack of your soundcard. Then just go into your sound settings and adjust the volume from the microphone slider.

Only catch is your pc has to be on to hear the sound...but that should not be a problem for anyone here...
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