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Asus Xonar 5.1 Optical Output Not Working

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Hi there,

I'm using an asus sound card (see sig rig) with Edifier S330D speakers, which support optical output. For some odd reason, when I connect an optical cable to that sound card, I get no sound. On the other hand, my analog cable works perfectly fine.

(The optical cable works fine with my on-board sound)

I don't understand why the optical output isn't working, while analog output works well. Any insight would be greatly appreciated!
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could u ss ur xonar software ?
have u switch it manually to xonar's optical/digital out ?
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Ah, turned out I had to enable SPDIF output on my soundcard software.
Thanks =)
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