Xbox 360 and pc multimedia speaker systems

  neiluk72 23:06 20 Nov 2007

this is my first post,so go easy on me please.What i'm needing help on is im wanting to connect my xbox 360 to one of these systems,the Sony SRS-D511 5.1 Multimedia Speaker System 50w is the one i'm opting for,what i need to know is this.
If i buy a optical audio cable that goes into the vga connector on my 360 can the optical cable go into a 3.5mm optical cable adapter,if so would i get 5.1 surround sound with this system.To add further the vga plug will be in my LG 26LC2R - 26" Widescreen HD Ready LCD TV .
so in short will it work

  MCE2K5 23:34 20 Nov 2007

In One word - No.

No Optical Input.

  neiluk72 23:39 20 Nov 2007

it wouldn't work if the optical audio cable adapter which is a 3.5mm jack converter,the sony media speaker system says it has 2 3.5 jack points

  neiluk72 23:39 20 Nov 2007

no optical input to what mate can you explain

  neiluk72 23:42 20 Nov 2007

what i mean is the optical input into the sony system would be changed using a toslink to 3.5 jack converter

  MCE2K5 00:44 21 Nov 2007

The XBox 360 vga connector Has an optical OUTPUT Socket.

The Sony SRS-D511 5.1 Multimedia Speaker System Does NOT have an Optical INPUT.

  neiluk72 00:47 21 Nov 2007

i know that mate but wont the toslink adapter work into the sony speaker system as it has 2 x audio line-in ( mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ) ¦ 1 x headphones ( mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm )

  MCE2K5 00:56 21 Nov 2007

TOSKLINK = click here (Fibreglass inside).

mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm = click here (Matal Wire inside)

It Just Won't Work, Trust Me, I have an XBox 360 Elite.

  neiluk72 01:00 21 Nov 2007

cheers mate but what does the toslink optical adapter do i thought that if you put the optical end into the adapter then put the adapter into the sony system it would work as in get surround sound

  MCE2K5 01:06 21 Nov 2007

The toslink optical adapter plugs into one of these click here

You might find a cheaper one if look around.

  MCE2K5 01:07 21 Nov 2007

In the link above, if you click on More Pictures it show a rear view.

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