I have a set of Logitech x530. Its a 5.1 surround sound system thats made for a PC with the three 3.5mm green/black/orange connectors for the input. I use it on my computer and xbox 360 a lot and just manually switch inputs. The only problem is I am only capable of getting stereo sound through the speakers when I use the xbox 360.
How can I get my xbox to output to the speakers as true surround sound? I cant seem to find any optical audio adapters that will output to the three 3.5mm jacks that my speakers use. Sound from the computer will be fine as stereo, I mostly just want the xbox to be 5.1 surround sound. Manually switching some wires
I'd rather not buy a new set of speakers or a big audio receiver as there isnt anything wrong with the current speakers and I have no room for a big audio receiver.
I'd like to go cheap as possible, under $50 would be great, but I have a feeling its going to cost a bit more...
I would rather have an external device if possible. I switch between windows 7 and OS X Snow Leopard (I have a hackintosh going) so if its a sound card it would have to work with windows 7 and snow leopard.
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by the way receivers arent big.
They're big when all I want is something around the size of 2 hard drives stacked on top of each other. A home theater receiver is big for my room and the only place I can put it is standing on its side under my desk.