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Old August 16, 2011, 06:01 PM
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Originally Posted by zoob View Post
I don't think anyone runs non-amplified speakers from sound cards.

The setup would go like this instead:

Sound card -- (analog or digital) --> Receiver w/Amp -> Speakers/Monitors
Sound card -- (analog or digital) --> Receiver -> Pre-amp -> Speakers/Monitors

and at that point you could, as argued in this thread, just go with onboard and SPDIF to the receiver.
Yea that is why I was all confused at the hate for spdif. I notice a lot of people are going on-board spdif -> external DAC -> amp ->speakers/headphones.

As for the OP's question. Lineout --> to the z2300. since there is no digital input on those speakers.
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