Using 5.1 audio out from my MOBO.....?

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by ryancutler, Feb 20, 2004.

  1. ryancutler

    ryancutler Guest

    Already posted in computers/programming forum

    How do i go about hooking this up to my home theater receiver? I have the onkyo txsr 500.

    Motherboard is ECS K7S7AG

    it is setup from the mobo with front/rear/subwoofer headphone sized jacks...

    any ideas?
  2. 04

    04 Guest

    You have possibly 2 options. Your motherboard either has discrete 6 channel audio output, or it has a digital audio output jack, or both.

    If your motherboard has a digital audio output, it will be either a toslink or rca connector, you will need to buy an inexpensive rca or optical cable.

    If you want, you can buy cheaper cables.

    if your motherboard only has 6 channel analog audio outputs, you will need to buy 3 of these:
  3. ryancutler

    ryancutler Guest

    this is what's in the settings...

  4. 04

    04 Guest

    Well if it has digital audio output, you should be able to hook that up to your reciever. What kind of audio ports do you have on your computer?

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