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Old June 21, 2009, 01:27 PM
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Hi HWC,

i was wondering if i could expand my logitech X240 2.1 set into a 4.1 set by using SPDIF out for the rear speakers and a 3.5mm jack for teh X240 set.

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Don't think so.

You could plug another 2.1 set into the rear output jack on the sound card though. Which would give you a 4.2 setup.

Using SPDIF + Analog just isn't possible, at least to have them working together so one plays front and one plays rear.
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To my knowledge you're can't do two different channels types from analog + SPDIF. Also don't know if most sound cards even support 4.2 especially if it is just onboard but stranger things may be possible or have been pulled off by members here.
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You can have them both up and running together, but you can only use the Digital Audio setting (not DTS or Dolby) as the other two disable the analog signal, and I don't believe there is any way to designate the spdif source as rear. The only way to do what you want is (as has already been suggested) to run the signal analog from the appropriate port on your sound card.
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