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Old 12-28-2006, 01:51 PM   #1
Robert Diggs
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Audio question...

Hey Gang,

I got a question about getting audio through a TV. I have an LCD television that has PC input on it, but I'm not sure what to do when it comes to getting sound out of it. My computer has an onboard sound card, but I'm guessing that I need an upgraded sound card. I'm running Suse 10.0 if that has any significance.

Thanks in advance,


p.s. I realize that this might belong in the General section. If it does, let me know and I'll put it there. Thanks.

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Old 12-28-2006, 08:13 PM   #2
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computer to tv audio

Just a 1/8 stereo jack to 3 rca jacks should do the trick.
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Make sure the cable is shielded. It is better to also include a ferrite on one end to reduce EMI (Electromagnetic Interference)

The cheapest cables of the same quality of monster cable is at Parts Express if you live in the US. Look up Dayton Audio.

The correct diameter is 3.5 mm.

If you do upgrade your sound card, do not get sound cards from Creative Labs. Creative Labs sound cards are crap and they cost more than other sound cards that have a lot better sound quality. I suggest for the best audio quality is to get a sound card that is based on VIA ENVY1724HT chip. Audiotrak Prodigy 7.1, Audiotrak Prodigy 7.1 LT, and Terratec Aureon 5.1 Space are a few suggestions you might want to look into.


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