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I got the Claro Halo sound card and hooked it up and everything. I mainly am using it to power a set of wireless headphones (eventually a set of speakers down the road). Anyways, it works perfectly fine through the computer but I want to hook up my DirecTV box to it and have the sound come through it which will go through the headphones. I tried hooking the optical out from the DirecTV box to the optical input on the pc. It is not working. I can prove sounds comes from the DTV box since it hooks up to an external amp and plays fine. I am sure I am missing a setting somewhere. Any ideas? Thanks!
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Hmm I don't have a lot of experience with DirecTV boxes, but did you make sure the output and input settings in windows and on the card match? I forget how I set up my Striker, but I always make sure things match...not sure if that would make a difference.
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Hmm I don't have a lot of experience with DirecTV boxes, but did you make sure the output and input settings in windows and on the card match? I forget how I set up my Striker, but I always make sure things match...not sure if that would make a difference.

Forgive me for being stupid, but what do you mean by that?
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As in, are the settings on your sound card set to accept input from the optical jack? Sometimes the inputs are disabled by default and have to be enabled to work.
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Forgive me for being stupid, but what do you mean by that?
Nah not stupid, I probably didn't explain it right lol. I’m not on my home PC, but you should be able to go to the control panel and make sure the sound playback devices are set appropriate for your headphones and the DirecTV box. If I remember correctly you should be able to adjust those on the HT sound settings in the system tray icon. If not, just make sure what you adjusted in the control panel is set correctly.

EDIT: I post too slow, ^what crazyap7 said can also apply.
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Oh ok, I will have to check that out. Thanks for the info
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