[SATLUG] Audio question: surround adapter

Richard Suberg rsuberg at satx.rr.com
Wed Nov 17 12:48:37 CST 2010

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Sorry, wrong list. More of an audiophile question, not Linux....


On 11/17/2010 11:45 AM, Howard Haradon wrote:
> Hi, this is kind of Off Topic.
> Try AVS forums
> Thanks, Howard -- Howard Haradon San Antonio, TX USA
> On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 5:17 PM, Richard Suberg
> <rsuberg at satx.rr.com> wrote:
> My digital cable box has a digital audio out (both optical and
> RCA) but my stereo system doesn't have a digital audio in. It does
> have 6 channel aux in, and I was wondering if anyone had any
> ideas/suggestions to convert between the two. Currently my dvd
> player is built-in to the amp, but am not looking at staying that
> way. I need to get my better amp fixed, but would still be in the
> same boat-no digital audio in but has 6-ch aux in.
> Would there be someone that can be recommended to repair a Yahama
> surround tuner/amp VR1070?
> Looking to try to keep the price down, but I do have lots of spare
> computer equipment laying around (obviously) and heard that the
> digital audio from the cable box can be piped thru the computer to
> be decoded into the surround. I wasn't sure how well that would
> work, though, since even the source wasn't sure how to set it up
> and he used to install surround systems long ago.
> Thanks. Richard
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