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lostboyz

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Audio Question Regarding 5.1
« on: May 19, 2006, 08:43:00 PM »

Just picked up this Sony 5.1 Receiver from a garage sale yesterday (got it for $20, resales on amazon for $130)

Either way the 5.1 is entered through 6 RCA jacks (Front Left, right,Rear left, right....) or it just plays virtual surround

Was wondering if there were some cheap solution to plug in my 360 via optical using some type of decoder

if not i still got a pretty cheap amp.

Thanks in advance
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lostboyz

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Audio Question Regarding 5.1
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2006, 09:28:00 PM »

no suggestions?


ah well still got a cheap amp
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bigjimmy

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Audio Question Regarding 5.1
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2006, 11:47:00 PM »

Well you could just buy a surround sound decoder. Theyre fairly cheap. There are a few on ebay at the moment.

This post has been edited by bigjimmy: May 21 2006, 06:47 AM
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twistedsymphony

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Audio Question Regarding 5.1
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2006, 07:11:00 AM »

yeah back when the digital surround sound formats were first coming out they used to make the decoders separate but it seemed like every 6 months the formats would change or there would be a better one out...

ebay is probably you best bet as I don't think anyone makes separate decoders these days...

back when they were new the decoders used to go for $100-$150 to give you an idea of what they might be worth today.
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lostboyz

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Audio Question Regarding 5.1
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2006, 11:59:00 AM »

QUOTE(bigjimmy @ May 20 2006, 11:47 PM) View Post

Well you could just buy a surround sound decoder. Theyre fairly cheap. There are a few on ebay at the moment.


maybe im not searching the right thing but i cant seem to find any you got some links for me?

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