Soungcard digital out using Coax

By bkaa
Nov 26, 2005
  1. OK i bought some new speakers Logitech z-5500. It has a digital input, optical and coax. I have a audigy 2 zs with a 1/8 digital out. I have done some research and i want somebody to confirm. I can use a regular coax cable using this adapter [​IMG] to hook up my speakers using the digital output from my computer. Thanks in advanced (reason im asking is because i just ordered my speakers so i actually havent done anything)

    I already know you have to set the sound card on digital output, and set the speakers to digital input by the way.

    thanks in advance

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  2. Vigilante

    Vigilante TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,666

    First question would be "why"? Why coax instead of just a long audio cable?

    Otherwise I would say "why not"? If they make such an adapter, I suppose it should work! The digital signal is just a serial comm, and the adapter in the pic has a mono-jack. Again, shouldn't hurt anything. As long as electricity has a path, it'll do its job. But I haven't done it or seen it, so this is my dangerously educated guess, that it should have no problem at all. Any seconds on that?
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