Audio connectors allow you to connect to amplifiers, speakers,
headphones, microphones, sound systems, or TVs for digital audio
Types of audio connectors
Headphone connector – Connect a pair of headphones,
powered speaker, or sound system.
Microphone connector – Connect a personal computer
microphone for voice or sound input.
Line-in connector – Connect a recording/playback
device such as a cassette player, CD player, or VCR.
Line-out connector – Connect headphones or speakers
with integrated amplifiers.
Rear surround out – Connect multichannel-capable
Center/LFE surround out – Connect a single subwoofer.
NOTE: The Low Frequency Effects (LFE) audio channel,
found in digital surround sound audio schemes, carries
only frequency information (80 Hz and below). The LFE
channel drives a subwoofer to provide extremely low
bass extension. Systems not using subwoofers can shunt
the LFE information to the main speakers in the surround
Side surround sound connector – Connect additional
RCA S/PDIF connector – Transmit digital audio without
the need of analog audio conversion.
Optical S/PDIF connector – Transmit digital audio
without the need of analog audio conversion.