pc to stereo connection

  P4ULT 14:31 05 Feb 2010
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hi is it possible to connect my pc to my stereo but still be able to use the monitor for sound. i can get it through one or the other but not together the pc is a hp s5202 uk

many thanks paul

  P4ULT 17:53 05 Feb 2010

anyone

  Technotiger 18:17 05 Feb 2010

You need a dedicated Graphics Card which has more input/output sockets - yours is just on-board graphics!

  Technotiger 18:18 05 Feb 2010

OOps sorry, forget that, not what you were asking - but still recommended anyway!

  Technotiger 18:27 05 Feb 2010

I am guessing now, but like the graphics, I expect your Audio is onboard only, so if possible a dedicated Sound Card would enable your audio connection to be done.

Personally, if it were mine, I would get rid of the whole computer, in favour of a better spec PC - your slimline jobby does not really lend itself to expansion!

  P4ULT 18:59 05 Feb 2010

na its brand new

  canarieslover 19:10 05 Feb 2010

Connevt one of these adaptors to the line out (Green) socket of you sound card. A pair of Phono leads can then be used to connect to line in of your amplifier. click here

  Technotiger 19:16 05 Feb 2010

Brand new .... fair enough that's understandable.

  john bunyan 19:20 05 Feb 2010

I have a XFi Xtreme audio sound card. I just use the stereo output jack on the stereo or cassette player connected to the microphone in on the sound card. Maybe you would consider a sound card - they are not too expensive.Does your PC have microphone in socket?

  P4ULT 19:55 05 Feb 2010

yep it does have a mic socket

also i can get it to play through the stereo but i want to be able to use the monitor speakers or the stereo without having to keep switching the cables

  P4ULT 19:57 05 Feb 2010

its got red blue and green connections on the back if that makes any difference

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