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So I want to pick up a DX for the sake of trashing this ongoing onboard audio problem that I'm too lazy to fix.

I know the DX does not come native with a toslink port but instead has an adapter...

so my questions to you DX users:

Which port does the adapter go into?

Would the clearance of the HD555 plug (it is rather thick) fit with this adapter in it?

My plan is to no longer use a splitter for my speakers/headphones but would rather only plug in mic and using the software to switch between speakers(toslink)/headphones(stereo port) but I have no idea if these 3 ports would be available the way I want on this card.

If all else fails I might have to go for an STX?
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tl;dr

What I want to plug in
o microphone
o headphones
[ } speakers

WILL IT FIT on a DX?
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post #2 of 12
The only adapter that came with my Asus Xonar DX was from 4pin molex to whatever the name is on the plug that supplies power to the Board.

on the PCB it has a connection to the Front panel, and on the outside it has a Mic in, and 4 other Sound out plugs. where did you get that it had Toslink?
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straight from newegg
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ACtually, when I think about it, yes. that little black piece came with it too
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ACtually, when I think about it, yes. that little black piece came with it too
any idea which port that adapter would go into?
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any idea which port that adapter would go into?
IIRC (from the manual) it goes into the Line/Mic-in jack.
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IIRC (from the manual) it goes into the Line/Mic-in jack.
so where would the mic go?
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post #8 of 12
could go into the front mic port? I have the Dx and it came with the adapter, but I dont use it.
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post #9 of 12
I didnt realize I had that adapter until AFTER I installed my DX so I didnt even bother using it
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post #10 of 12
It is the Mic In, where it says SPDIF Out. If you are going this route, a USB mic input is a better quality replacement anyways.
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