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Setting up a 5.1 sound system with a laptop

Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by Morthian, May 1, 2010.

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  1. Morthian

    Morthian Thread Starter

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    I recently purchased a new HP notebook computer.

    Right now I have a 5.1 sound system hooked up to my desktop using the three analog jacks (green, orange and black).
    I plan to sell my desktop and just use the notebook from now on.

    I purchased a dock with the notebook which has an SPDIF port.

    If possible, how do I connect my 5.1 sound system to the dock?

    (Looking for an inexpensive solution, I searched Amazon for "spdif adapter" but the results were not helpful at all.)
     
  2. blumovie2

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    It is quite possible to do. You may need to use an amplifier for getting the things to work out. Do check for the same. I hope this may then help you out to get the issue sorted. Do look for the same
     
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