Where to get digital audio cable

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  1. Steve_Ch

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    Just installed a Lite-On DVD a couple days ago, everything is fine except that it comes with only a standard 4 pin analog audio cable. Now both the player and my sound card (SB Live) supports digital audio (2 pin connector), but neither one comes with digital cable. So far I have no luck locating one, tried Fry's, but all they have are the 4 pin ones too. Any suggestions? Thanks.
     
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    Thanks, did a goole search and found a number of places (including Turtlebeach), the problem is the cable is cheap (range from $1.00 to $5.00) but shipping is not (range from $5.00 to $11.00), I guess I have to look harder around town, it seems silly to pay 5x the cost of goods for shipping.
     
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    Well if worst comes to worst, you can always make your own, with a little ingeniosity, and solder [​IMG]
     
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    why bother? win2k/xp support cd-audio over the IDE bus, making any direct connection between the drive and your sound card unnecessary. the only reason I can think you might need this is if you are running linux or win98...
     

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