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Cant Get Sound from SPDIF Optical Output

I have an Abit IP35 motherboard with built-in SPDIF optical output, and a Technics SA-DX940 decoder/amplifier (which can decode DTS and DD) that i want to use with my PC. I have conencted my amplifier to my motherboard's spdif output with an optical toslink cable. (Note: I'm using Vista Ultimate 32bit SP1, motherboard has Realtek ALC888 sound chip and ive got the latest drivers).
I have also set the digital output as default sound device.

Now when i goto Control Panel and Sound Properties and press 'Test' button i hear no sound and my amplifier shows no sign of its getting any signal.
BTW; I can see the red light at the end of optical cable... Also, my amplifier shows a DTS or a DD logo when its operating normally and getting a digital signal.
But when I Test thru my PC, it shows nothing and produces no sound. This is also same for DVD and .mkv with surround sound playback from my PC.

How can I get SPDIF output to work???

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  • Bonio Mar 27, 2009

    When trying to connect a sony minidisc recorder to an abit IP35 MoBo there no audio and nothing on th bar graph. I could find nothing in the bious or software to enable this feature. I just hope together we may find a solution if we put our heads together

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Please help me with my problem regarding SPDIF out from PC Asus P5VDC-X model

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