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    That's a really good question isn't it? I haven't seen anything
    suggesting it supports digital audio.

    - Jordan
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    Oh, wait, nevermind... the pics of all 3 cables (composite, RGB,
    component) show that the plug is a little wider and supports digital
    audio out. Most likely an optical connection, just like the Xbox.

    - Jordan
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    "Jordan" <lundj@earthlink.net> wrote in message
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    What about sound?
    What cables is the 360 going to support for sound?
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    "Jordan" <lundj@earthlink.net> wrote in message
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    > Oh, wait, nevermind... the pics of all 3 cables (composite, RGB,
    > component) show that the plug is a little wider and supports digital
    > audio out. Most likely an optical connection, just like the Xbox.

    I couldn't make it out in the photo's that's why I asked.
    GameStop and EB need to get off their asses and make a spot for these
    products on their sites!
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    In article <oZWdnWffOoV2BZHeRVn-ug@suscom.com>,
    Boody Bandit <boodybandit@hotmail.com> wrote:
    >
    >"Jordan" <lundj@earthlink.net> wrote in message
    >news:1124898021.351037.203150@g44g2000cwa.googlegroups.com...
    >> Oh, wait, nevermind... the pics of all 3 cables (composite, RGB,
    >> component) show that the plug is a little wider and supports digital
    >> audio out. Most likely an optical connection, just like the Xbox.
    >
    >I couldn't make it out in the photo's that's why I asked.
    >GameStop and EB need to get off their asses and make a spot for these
    >products on their sites!

    EB has a 360 tab now including games and accessories.

    Accessories page:
    http://www.ebgames.com/ebx/categories/products/deptpage.asp?web_dept=Xbox+360&web_sub_dept=Accessories

    They have pictures of each item.

    I don't see any digital audio connections on any of the AV cables.

    Vin
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    If you zoom in on page 1 of the brochure it mentions it on each cable.
    The cable is pressed flat so you won't be able to see the digital audio
    plug, just like the original pics of the AV kits when the Xbox was
    released.

    - Jordan
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    Vineet Gossain wrote:

    > Accessories page:
    > http://www.ebgames.com/ebx/categories/products/deptpage.asp?web_dept=Xbox+360&web_sub_dept=Accessories

    If you look at the HD A/V cable, it's got red and white connectors (standard
    audio), RGB connectors (component video) and one yellow connector left over,
    which I'd guess is digital coax. Maybe this means they don't have digital
    optical?

    -Z-
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    Zackman wrote:

    > If you look at the HD A/V cable, it's got red and white connectors
    > (standard audio), RGB connectors (component video) and one yellow
    > connector left over, which I'd guess is digital coax. Maybe this
    > means they don't have digital optical?

    Scratch that, it must be composite video. Tho why you'd need that on an AV
    cable with S-video or component video is a little weird. I guess in case you
    take your console to your low-tech friend's house. :)

    The descriptions mention digital optical audio, so maybe like the other
    poster said the plug is elsewhere on the cable, maybe near the base. You
    probably have to supply your own toslink cable.

    -Z-
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    It's kind of nice to have composite and s-video on the same cable
    because you can flip between the two. It really shows how much better
    s-video is. I really couldn't believe how much a difference it made.

    - Jordan
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    In article <1124854531.530321.88160@o13g2000cwo.googlegroups.com>,
    lundj@earthlink.net says...
    > I had seen the first page of the brochure before, turns out there's
    > more:
    >
    > Page 1:
    > http://www.computerandvideogames.com/screenshots_library/dir_295/vortal_pic_147528.jpg
    >
    > Page 2:
    > http://www.computerandvideogames.com/screenshots_library/dir_295/vortal_pic_147529.jpg
    >
    > Page 3:
    > http://www.computerandvideogames.com/screenshots_library/dir_295/vortal_pic_147530.jpg
    >
    > Page 4:
    > http://www.computerandvideogames.com/screenshots_library/dir_295/vortal_pic_147531.jpg
    >
    > Page 5:
    > http://www.computerandvideogames.com/screenshots_library/dir_295/vortal_pic_147532.jpg
    >
    > Page 6:
    > http://www.computerandvideogames.com/screenshots_library/dir_295/vortal_pic_147533.jpg
    >
    > If you change the numbers at the end there are some interesting screen
    > shots too, but I don't know what games they are or even if they're for
    > the 360 or not.
    >
    >

    The game pictures look like Gears of War.

    --
    Rob Berryhill
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    Zackman <zackman@spamisevilearthling.net> wrote:

    > The descriptions mention digital optical audio, so maybe like the other
    > poster said the plug is elsewhere on the cable, maybe near the base. You
    > probably have to supply your own toslink cable.

    How is everyone doing it for the Xbox?

    My component cable kit from Microsoft just has the 2 standard stereo
    cables and the 3 video cables, but on the connector there's a place to
    plug in your toslink cable. It's not included in the kit - you have to
    buy one separately. Yes, the connector is rather large, and even has
    little "legs" to support it, so its weight doesn't cause it to sag and
    detatch itself from your Xbox. A rather silly design, I thought.

    I'm assuming that the 360 will use the same cable kit since the 360
    doesn't appear to have a built-in optical audio port like the Playstations
    do. Again, silly design.
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