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Roland DS-50A as computer speakers. Having problems.

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I've had my DS-50's for a few years, and they're fantastic! Hooked up with my Alesis QS8, they sound fantastic.

I wondered, since I do a lot of editing and engineering with music on my computer, how they might sound on my Dell E521, with the SoundBlaster X-Fi sound card.

When I connect them via the 1/4" male to the monitor/1/8" male to the sound card, I get nothing. I realize these are digital monitors, and I suppose I should connect them that way (digital/digital), but I don't knoe EXACTLY what kind of cable is my best option.

It's in your hands, folks. I anxiously await your valued opinions and suggestions!

Sincerely
Dave

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You want balanced analongue XLR's or 1/4" TRS, the choice is yours.

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Hello there!

First Things first:
1) Simple, good sound of your speakers, need a good cable, (gold ) or ( copper)
for now, you should go to Radio Shack and buy a specific cable for this Monitor and for your X-Fi sound card. remember, the quality on cables!!!
for this, you need to go with your monitor manual. They may know the specific cable you need.

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