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Old January 23, 2009, 03:37 AM
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Default Need Help!! S/PDIF Connecter

Hey,

I bought a Razer AC-1 Sound Card with The HP-1 Headset a few month ago.
Razer Barracuda AC-1/HP-1 Integrated Audio System

Now, i pluged my headset on my razer sound card Using the HD-DAI port and pluged a pair of Z-2300 on my onboard sound card. So i need to switch over everytime between my Razer and my onboard. :( Now. is it possible to connect my speakers on the S/PDIF connecter with a adapter?
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Old January 23, 2009, 06:19 AM
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Sorry, but no. The Z-2300's only accept and stereo analog signal, not any type of digital input (s/pdif, optical, etc). Your only options are probably to continue switching back and forth as you have been or to get a newer set of desktop speakers like the Z-5500's, which are a 5.1 surround sound set that accept S/Pdif input. Then all you would need is a splitter.... However, which type of connector is on the Razer sound card? (Im not familiar with that model). Digital Coaxial S/PDIF is easy to split, just use an RCA Y splitter cable. Optical S\PDIF though.... not sure I've ever seen a splitter for it. You may need to consider even more options... Hope the info helps.
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