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Old 06-14-08, 04:08 PM   #1
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What is the name of the audio jack that looks like an S-video jack? I have it on the back of my monitor and it's just labeled as HDMI audio output. I'm trying to find an adapter that will switch it to a digital coaxial, but it makes searching for it tough not knowing it's actual name.
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Old 06-14-08, 07:07 PM   #2
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What monitor do you have?
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XLR maybe?
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The monitor is a Gateway FHD 2400. I doubt that it will help though. I'll take a pic of the actual connection and post it soon. It looks similar to the XLR but it appears to have more prongs.
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I actually have the same monitor - gateway FHD2400

The connector you are referring to is actually a proprietary connector for the soundbar.

This is the soundbar on Amazon: LINK
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ahhh crud! Thanks Darkrider01. It was so similar to the connection both my 5.1 headsets use that I thought they were interchangeable. After your post I went to line it up and found out that indeed the pins didn't line up and it appears to indeed be proprietary. Oh well, I guess I'm not going to bother putting a cable box in my computer room then.

Thanks for the help.
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Find out the lines and re-wire it.

Make a converter from stuff you find in Radioshack or whatever
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He's a stoner not an electrical engineer Jim!
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I'm not sure what you need, you can look it up in the Adapters section also they might have ready cables for what you need. MonoPrice
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Default Re: Need help identifying something

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Find out the lines and re-wire it.

Make a converter from stuff you find in Radioshack or whatever
I would expect no less from Johnny 5
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