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To get a balanced signal the source must also be balanced. The sound card is not, so it will be unbalanced.

I doubt it'll be a problem for you though. As I understand it's more of a problem in a professional setup where the cables can pick up a lot of interference.
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To get a balanced signal the source must also be balanced. The sound card is not, so it will be unbalanced.

I doubt it'll be a problem for you though. As I understand it's more of a problem in a professional setup where the cables can pick up a lot of interference.

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None of my pre amps or receivers have balanced outputs. You have to go a little higher on the food chain for that.

I do have an older Onkyo 603 with a pair of Polk T15's and a Mirage Omni S8 sub for my daily rig. It uses the stock MB sound with toslink out to the receiver that uses it's own DAC. Nobody ever gives me fake +reps...
    
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None of my pre amps or receivers have balanced outputs. You have to go a little higher on the food chain for that.

I do have an older Onkyo 603 with a pair of Polk T15's and a Mirage Omni S8 sub for my daily rig. It uses the stock MB sound with toslink out to the receiver that uses it's own DAC. Nobody ever gives me fake +reps...

redface.gif wasn't a fake rep... he helped explain something to me...
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But I wanted fake +rep. Try to give me a rep. Have fun with your new audio. thumb.gif
    
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so here is the back of my subwoofer. i plug in right speaker witht that weird dvi looking thing, then left speaker is yellow. then aucillary at top is empty. could i plug in my monoprice studio monitor speakers into thsoe that i have coming? and have a 4.1 setup?

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so here is the back of my subwoofer. i plug in right speaker witht that weird dvi looking thing, then left speaker is yellow. then aucillary at top is empty. could i plug in my monoprice studio monitor speakers into thsoe that i have coming? and have a 4.1 setup?


That looks like a VGA. I would say no. I have Z-540 4.1 set up and is uses what looks like an S-video for the right speaker input and I think that is the volume control for the speakers and the amp in the sub.
    
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That looks like a VGA. I would say no. I have Z-540 4.1 set up and is uses what looks like an S-video for the right speaker input and I think that is the volume control for the speakers and the amp in the sub.

thanks, prob best not to do that anyway.... will miss my subwoofer tho i think when these arrive, oh well
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so here is the back of my subwoofer. i plug in right speaker witht that weird dvi looking thing, then left speaker is yellow. then aucillary at top is empty. could i plug in my monoprice studio monitor speakers into thsoe that i have coming? and have a 4.1 setup?


Sounds like you want to connect your monitors to the aux. If I understand right it won't work because the aux on your sub is an input.

What you can do (if you want) is to connect that system to the surround output on your sound card, and the monitors to the normal left/right output (green). It won't be perfect though, since the sub will only work on the two rear channels.

EDIT: I'm curious though. I just noticed in your sig that you have a DAC, so why connect the speakers to the sound card?
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Just added a SVS Pb2000 to my setup and its like night and day. Have a Denon AVR with a set of definitive Tech Pro cinema 60 speakers.




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