Making a 7.2 Sound System with z-2300 (2.1) and z-5500 (5.1)

Hey

I was wondering if it is feasible to hook these two system up on a Sound Blaster Fatal1ty PCI-E sound Card. If so, how (which cables are best, ect)
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  1. groovinggoblin said:
    Hey

    I was wondering if it is feasible to hook these two system up on a Sound Blaster Fatal1ty PCI-E sound Card. If so, how (which cables are best, ect)


    You need adapters as creative sound blaster audio card have a way of connecting surround anything higher than 5.1 systems or have somebody or make your own connections for the sound card. check 7.1and this is how that thing look like

    http://support.creative.com/kb/ShowArticle.aspx?sid=3069
    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2111273&CatId=466
    Use the Z-2300 for the front and the Z-5500 for the rest of the channels.

    If your option is to purchase the cable for 7.1 (links above) then buy the 3X (female RCA to mini-jack female socket) for Center/Sub, sides & rears. The front channel can be directly plugged on the soundcard.

    http://www.amazon.com/RCA-Female-3-5mm-Stereo-Adapter/dp/B000I98ZM8 connects 3 of these to the http://support.creative.com/kb/ShowArticle.aspx?sid=3069 then to Z5500. Pair #1 sub and center, #2 sides and #3 rear.
  2. Thanks!.....and the second option would make a full 7.2 surround sound?
  3. Just to clear things up.

    Option 1 - is to get someone to make the conversion for you
    or do it yourself which might cost alot less than option 2


    Option 2 - you need 3 of this unit -> http://www.amazon.com/RCA-Female-3-5mm-Stereo-Adapter/dp/B000I98ZM8
    and 1 of this unit -> http://support.creative.com/kb/ShowArticle.aspx?sid=3069

    Both will get you 7.2
  4. Hello rexter, i previously purchased a z-5500 system and have the opportunity to buy a second one from a friend of mine. my question is:

    I have a normal laptop with a realtek high definition audio card an recently bought a Creative X-Fi Notebook Sound Card with wireless receiver.

    what are my possibilities to connect them together? and still have a good sound ?

    thanks

    with kind regards Tjtyson :)
  5. Check your manual if Creative X-Fi Notebook Sound Card is capable of SPDIF output, use 3.5 mm to RCA cord to connect analog or digital connection.
  6. 7.2? thats mad

    man that would be a quality setup
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