extra port on sound car.

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  1. estrides

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    Okay, so i have a Creative Sound Blaster LS! sound card. I have a 5.1 sound system to go with it. I noticed that three of the imput ports are for speakers, one is for a microphone and one is a midi hook up. But then there is this extra one...


    What can I use it for?

    Is it used for anything?

    Thanks
     
  2. giant384

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    it might be a digital output. is it black?
     
  3. estrides

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    No, thats for my speakers. It's Blue.
     
  4. The Brick

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    Bothered to check the manual?
     
  5. giant384

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    if its sound blaster then the blue port is a line in port.
     
  6. estrides

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    okay so its a "line in" port. What can I use it for? What is it normally used for?
     
  7. giant384

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    say if you wanted to record like radio from a media player. just connect the 3.5mm jack into that and it will play on your pc. it kind of acts as a mic but its not exactly the same.
     
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    Wouldn't that be okay for recording instruments if you had the uh...big jack to mini jack converter thing?
     

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