Most likely a dumb question...

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  1. slimjim

    slimjim New Member

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    My surround sound system does not have an optical audio in port, but I really want true surround sound for things other than DVDs. Is it even possible to get one installed or am I screwed?
     
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    Zeromancer Pampita's Love Slave

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    Need more info. What is your system?
    I'm going to go ahead and say that you are screwed though.
     
  3. lawngn0me

    lawngn0me In every wish and dream and happy home, you will f

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    what do you mean by "true" surround sound? you mean a signal that isn't just sent via RCA and capable of more than 2.0? You can do this using coaxial, or via analog. You do not need to have toslink optical.
     
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    Philps HTS3555 :dunno:
     
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    Hmm, so that takes care of my cable box. I think the XBOX 360 can only do 5.1 with optical audio though.
     
  6. Kieffer87

    Kieffer87 Orly OT Supporter

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    Well most stuff on tv is 2.0 anyways unless you are watching HD and occasionally some movie channels. So I wouldn't be too worried about that.
     
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    Hello fellow lawrencian.

    11$+shipping will solve the xbox.

    monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=104&cp_id=10423&cs_id=1042302&p_id=2948&seq=1&format=2
     
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    slimjim New Member

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    :wavey:



    That link didn't work for me, what kind of cable was it?
     
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    oh weird. search "Optical Toslink to Coaxial (RCA) Digital Audio Converter" on monoprice.com :bigthumb:
     

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