[SATLUG] Audio question: surround adapter

Thomas Weeks tweeksjunk2 at theweeks.org
Fri Nov 19 00:18:18 CST 2010


He got it answered on XCSSA.. :)
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Tweeks

On Wednesday, November 17, 2010 12:48:37 pm Richard Suberg wrote:
> Sorry, wrong list. More of an audiophile question, not Linux....
> 
> Richard
> 
> 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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