Connecting a home stereo system to a computer requires audio cables that are long
enough to reach from the computer to the stereo. You also must purchase Y adapter or
NOTE: Y adapter and mini-extension cables are purchased separately.
2.1 home stereo installation
The following diagram shows a typical two-channel (2.1 speaker) installation that uses
passive stereo speakers and plugs into a home stereo standard left and right input.
This is only a suggested configuration. Your system may be different.
Computer to 2.1 multichannel audio system connection
Computer back-panel connectors (type 3, type 6, or sound card)
Y adapter cables
Receiver/amplifier (audio input jacks)
Front speakers (left and right)
Connecting Speakers or Microphone