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I purchased this USB sound box in the hopes that it would work for my PC and Mac, but the driver support just isn't there for OSX and I am only getting sound out of 2 speakers in Snow Leopard.
The 5.1 Surround seems to be working correctly on PC though.
http://sabrent.com/v2/8-channel-3d-usb-2-0-external-7-1-surround-sound-box-wdigital-output/

Can anybody recommend a USB 5.1 Surround Sound Box that is compatible with PC and Mac? I am running Windows 7 and Snow Leopard 10.6.7

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Hmmm, TOS-link.. is that what these connectors are for?
USB-SND8_02.jpg


It was a pretty cheap USB sound box.. I may be better off with just buying a new one.
 

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Sorry, forgot to update here..
My computer speakers don't support TOS-Link. However, my HDTV surround sound does:
TOSLINK.jpg


Would I get much better quality with TOS-Link as opposed to the green, black and orange audio jacks that my 5.1 surround computer speakers are currently using? If so.. perhaps I should look at getting some decent 7.1 TOS-Link speakers for my computer?
 

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Originally Posted by revlimiter;13218496
Sorry, forgot to update here..
My computer speakers don't support TOS-Link. However, my HDTV surround sound does:
TOSLINK.jpg


Would I get much better quality with TOS-Link as opposed to the green, black and orange audio jacks that my 5.1 surround computer speakers are currently using? If so.. perhaps I should look at getting some decent 7.1 TOS-Link speakers for my computer?
IIRC tos is digital where as those green/black/orange jacks are simply analog. With good speakers some say their would be a noticeable difference.

Mono prices has tos cables at a decent price.

http://www.monoprice.com/products/search.asp?keyword=tos&x=0&y=0
 
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