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Okay so i have this brand new pioneer home theater system that is 5.1 audio. I am hosting the Christmas party and need to hook my sig rig to my home audio. Below is a pic of both my mobo and the rear of my pioneer home audio system. What do i need to hook to what? Please help!

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what are the 2 av spots on the bottom left of the reviever?
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I'm assuming no soundcard



Or if your receiver has COAX digital input, use

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It looks like your mobo has coaxial out, and it's hard to tell, but your amp should have coaxial in. So get a coxial cable and connect the two!
 
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what are the 2 av spots on the bottom left of the reviever?
those are Coaxial inputs...RCA cables cant work as a coax cable can they?

Is the SPDIF out the coax output?
    
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those are Coaxial inputs...RCA cables cant work as a coax cable can they?

Is the SPDIF out the coax output?
No

Get a coax digital cable and run it from the yellow? plug in the back of your mobo to the coax input on the receiver.
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guess ill be running to bestbuy...Thanks a lot guys +rep for all!
    
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Enjoy that Christmas party
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Enjoy that Christmas party
I will make they're ears bleed!

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