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So recently I decided to dig up my old surround sound system.

This one
http://support.jvc.com/consumer/prod...1&archive=true

Only thing i was able to connect without buying new cables was my Xbox 360.

Im now hoping to connect my PC to it.
What cables and other things will I be needing?
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post #2 of 22
initial looks, you would need, analog 1/8th inch (headphone) to rca composite audio cable. Easy to pickup/convert. Basically headphone to red/white. Will give stereo, but not surround.

If you see an optical port at all?

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post #3 of 22
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Hold up while i google that for myself...
Let me go look. Lol
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post #4 of 22
Awesome,

I bought myself a 25ft (for $24 I think) hdmi cable from pc to tv... So I can clone game..

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post #5 of 22
yeah that bad boy has a optical link on it...says so in the manual on the website. so if your motherboard has a optical port or you have a sound card that does hook that **** up!!!
 
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post #6 of 22
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Thats what i see behind it...sorry for the quality. No flash on my 3gs. I want my iphone 4 already.

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Originally Posted by terraprime View Post
yeah that bad boy has a optical link on it...says so in the manual on the website. so if your motherboard has a optical port or you have a sound card that does hook that **** up!!!
Anyways good to hear that i have it on my system.
Sadly i dont have a sound card.
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post #7 of 22
well i guess then if you want surround sound then best bet is pick up a sound card that can put out 5.1 or what ever it does through a optical cable. usually motherboards with optical only do stereo like mine
 
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post #8 of 22
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Alright so what sound card should i get? Cheapest that would work...
And what cables?

Links would be great!

btw +rep to ya guyz, thanx!


Hmm i just realized if i do get a soundcard ill probably loose 6k ppd due to having to remove my 8800gts.
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post #9 of 22
well cable wise i know all you would need is a Optical cable should be able to pick one up from walmart or such in electronics section where they have the HDMI cables at for about $20-30 and for the sound card im not sure as I have NEVER bought a dedicated audio card so i couldn't answer that question sadly.

I have a surround system like your but Sony @ 800w Peak power with a 150w 8" sub-woofer but doesnt have built in dvd player.
 
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post #10 of 22
If you have a pci-e 1x slot, you can still get an asus xonar series (for cheap).

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