Is sound compromised???

The place to sound off on all things related to audio, from sound cards to speakers.

Moderator: Captain Ned

Is sound compromised???

Postposted on Fri Jul 10, 2009 5:25 pm

Hey guys, I'm thinking of buying a new monitor, the whole issue is that this monitor has HDMI, DVI, analog 3.5mm input, built in speakers and an analog 3.5mm audio output, I want to use this monitor and a set of 2.1 speakers I have, like this:

Image Here's how the monitor looks on the back...

I connect my PCs analog audio output with the monitors analog input, and a console (PS3) using HDMI, then I connect my own speakers to the monitors analog output... Does this configuration downgrade audio quality too much?? I mean passing the signal from the PC or console to the monitors audio inputs and then outputting to my 2.1 speakers from the monitor?? Or am I just better off connecting the PC or console directly to the speakers??
Vdor
Gerbil
 
Posts: 40
Joined: Sat Jan 12, 2008 8:28 am

Re: Is sound compromised???

Postposted on Sat Jul 11, 2009 11:40 pm

The more connections and adapters you have between the source and the speakers the more degradation of analog audio will be realized because of interference.

In your case, though, it's negligible.
The best things in life are free.
http://www.gentoo.org
Guy 1: Surely, you will fold with me.
Guy 2: Alright, but don't call me Shirley.
titan
Grand Gerbil Poohbah
 
Posts: 3276
Joined: Mon Feb 18, 2002 7:00 pm
Location: Great Smoky Mountains


Return to Echo Vale

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Yahoo [Bot] and 1 guest