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Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by bernieszy, Jun 29, 2007.

  1. bernieszy New Member

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    Can anyone advise me of a pci soundcard that will run unpowered speakers like my old isa soundcard used to.
     
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    plus soundcard


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    Sorry, didn't hear of many....goes to look now.
     
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    What you need to do is just plug your soundcard into a reciever for a home audio system.
     
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    I think he is looking for one that does not need an external amp or amplified speakers
     
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    thanks d44ve thats correct
     
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    If you find one with an internal amp, it will not be NEAR as good as what I mentioned though.
     
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    why is it so important to be like that?

    Why not get amplified speakers or even do like what big boi said
     
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    i had an old hercules muse once that had an onboard amp, it was crap though (2x2w i think), i dont think anyone makes them any more though
     
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    A sound card with decent amplification would be HUGE and hard to make probably.
     
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    Question: Why in gods name would you want to run a setup like that?
     
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    Yea dude its a really bad idea, in my recording studio, I use a SB audigy 2 ZS, hooked up to a sony TA-AV490 receiver running 4 subs and 2 front monitors off it. My system kicks as hard as some kids high end car systems. (I found my receiver at the dump:D) You will need a 1/4th (I think is the size) to RCA wire. Then the rest is cake.
     
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    i agree with everyone else, about the whole bad idea. the thing is i don't think they make sound cards like that anymore. i have a pair of 7 year old jbl speakers that are amplified, dell speakers are amplified, only comp speakers that aren't are probably the speakers build into my laptop. you would have to run it in this order sound card-amp-speakers. take our advice, it's way better than trying to cram a receiver onto a sound card, you would have lots of noise from that anyways, which makes buying a dedicated sound card pointless.
     
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