Xbox 360 VGA cable audio question

Discussion in 'Console Gaming' started by sindustrial777, Jan 3, 2007.

  1. sindustrial777

    sindustrial777 OSNN Addict

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    I'm thinking about getting the vga adapter for my xbox 360 to use my pc monitor with the system but was wondering about how the audio works with that set-up. I have a 2.0 speaker set-up and was hoping this adapter could help me out

    http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/products/details/US/EN,CRID=2177,CONTENTID=10036

    It says 5.1, no mention of 2.0 or 2.1 but I wasn't sure if it would be compatible if I just plugged the speakers into the green mini jack on the adapter and left the orange and black empty... anyone know if this works, or if there's a better way to do audio with the vga cable?
     
  2. falconguard

    falconguard Carbon based lifeform Political User Folding Team

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    If you don't have a 5.1 setup why would you need the adapter? Just leave the 2 channel setup and plug it in to whereever. To get true 5.1 audio out of an xbox you will need an optical connection to a separate reciever or card that will let you input digital signals.
     
  3. trainmaster77

    trainmaster77 Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    i would guess you plug the stereo speakers into one of the inputs on the output side of that adapter. this is provided the 2.1 speakers you have has the 1/8 inch plug. i dont know what the three colors signify in that illustration. obviously .. know the red and white rca.

    seems you could use this

    http://www.radioshack.com/sm-8-ft-m...rca-audio-interconnect-cable--pi-2110460.html

    and then use a gender changer for where your 2.1 speakers plug in.
     
  4. andy_rose

    andy_rose Moderator

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    Sorry to bring up an old thread, but I use this vga adapter with my 1440*900 LCD monitor, since I have this really old tv and cant afford a new one just yet. Anyway, with the cable, my native res. aint there so I have tried all possible ones, but I cant find one that suits. I have a 16:10, not 16:9. Anyone know of some fixes to be done?