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03-20-2003, 12:57 AM
ok, so i'm hoping to get the klipsch GMX 5.1 speakers. it comes with dolby digital 5.1/DTS decoding. if i get something like the soundblaster extigy that doesn't decode 5.1 through it's optical output, but i use a toslink to optically link the extigy to the klispch decoder, will i get digital 5.1 decoding? thanks!
03-20-2003, 10:10 AM
Ummmm... I would tell you, but I'm running onboard sound on the non powered "Made in Karachi" 2.0 speakers that I got as a door prize at a computer show...
But I think you're right! HA! LOL... Sorry, I see big words and the brain gets foggy while the fingers happily type away!
03-20-2003, 10:50 AM
On my friends SB Live 5.1, it doesn't transmit the 5.1 signal through the optical, only through the digital coax. I don't know if Creative has changed this on the Extigy or Audigy.
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