XBox: Do I have to use component video if I want to use digital audio?

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  1. Jeff Holton

    Jeff Holton Stunt Coordinator

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    I want to hook up my XBox with digital sound using an optical cable... so far, the only hookup that I have found that has an optical output... has only component video... not S-video. Has anyone seen anything that will allow me to use optical cable for the audio, but S-video for the video?
     
  2. GaryP

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    Jeff,
    What you need rather than the HD pack is in fact the Advanced AV pack, which can be found many places, including the local WallyMart. It'll have the S-Video output along with the optical out. I believe they threw in a composite video connection as well, I can't remember right off the top off my head though.

    Gary
     
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  4. Dave Falasco

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    Yeah, just to clarify:

    Advanced pack: S-video, digital audio (Toslink), analog audio (red and white RCA)

    HD pack: Component video, digital audio, analog audio.
     
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    To further clarify about the Advanced AV pack:
    Advanced AV pack:
    Composite video, S Video, analogue audio, Toslink. [​IMG]
    If this isn't in the Next-Gen. console FAQ sticky thread, it should be.
    -Dan B.
     
  6. GaryP

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    Note I used the word composite (you even quoted it), not component [​IMG]
    Gary
     

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