Connection Question. Tags: Sound Cards Connection Basic Components Last response: September 28, 2010 2:38 PM in Components Share Zeus344 September 24, 2010 9:49:34 PM Sorry, I'm new at this so my question is probably going to seem really basic. What are the appropriate connection wires to buy to hook up this sound card to this receiver? More about : connection question | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove ct1615 September 24, 2010 10:15:40 PM actually that is a good question since your sound card lacks an coaxial or digital out. a mini-jack to rca adapter should do the trick though but the signal will be in stereo (two channel) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... | Report abuse Zeus344 September 24, 2010 10:53:14 PM It's a 5.1 sound card. What is it that my setup is missing that is keeping me from using that option. How is the card normally connected to get 5.1 feedback? | Report abuse ct1615 September 24, 2010 11:13:12 PM one of two ways the SC connects to active speaker(s) with lines in/out specific for PC sound cards. these speakers tend to have an amplifier built into one of them (usually the sub for 2.1 +) you run a digital out (usually coaxial, optical or HDMI) to a receiver/amp which itself is connected to passive speakers. like the one in this image with its optical out http://www.newegg.com/Product/ImageGallery.aspx?CurImag... | Report abuse Zeus344 September 28, 2010 2:38:40 PM Thanks for the info. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Components>Connection Question.> Related ressources: ForumNewbie question regarding weak internet connection ForumMonitor Connection Question ForumQuestion about cable connection . ForumConnection & Cabling question ForumSubwoofer connection question ForumEyefinity connection questions ForumSony Optiarc BD Rom BC-5500S connection question ForumQuestion about digital connection and sound cards ForumQuick USB connection header question ! ForumFront Panel USB and Audio Connection Question ForumThinking of making an htpc. question about tv connection ForumMedia Card Reader - simple connection question ForumGTX 580 connection question ... ForumHDA Audio connection question ForumQuestion on mb fan connection - ssd Forum500w PSU ForumVGC-RB60G upgrade to Q6600 question Forum[Solved] Dumb question about case fans. Forum[Solved] Power Supply question ForumClarification needed on TriCool and power connection More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !