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Connecting the Digital Media Extender to a Surround Sound Receiver

Surround sound refers to the application of multichannel audio so that sound comes from three or more directions. Surround sound systems are used in:

  • Cinema Sound Systems
  • Home Entertainment Systems (home theater systems video arcade games, computer games, technical theatre, etc.)

NOTE:  This article assumes that the surround sound receiver is already set up and is working properly.

Connecting the Digital Media Extender to a Surround Sound Receiver

To connect the Digital Media Extender to a surround sound receiver, follow the instructions below:

NOTE:  Make sure the Digital Media Extender and surround sound receiver are powered off.

Step 1:
Connect the S/PDIF (Coaxial) (DMA2200/DMA2100) or TosLink (DMA2200) to the audio ports of the Digital Media Extender.

NOTE: In this example we use Coaxial cable. 

Figure 1: Back Panel of Linksys DMA2100.

Figure 2: Back Panel of Linksys DMA2200.

Step 2:
Connect the Coaxial cable to the surround sound receiver.

For detailed instructions and illustrations in connecting the surround sound receiver to the rest of the devices on the network, click here.

 

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