Denon AVR-2112CI Optical Connection to HT Omega Claro Sound Card (computer) - AVS | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews
Baselworld is only a few weeks away. Getting the latest news is easy, Click Here for info on how to join the Watchuseek.com newsletter list. Follow our team for updates featuring event coverage, new product unveilings, watch industry news & more!


Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
Old 02-21-2013, 09:56 PM - Thread Starter
Member
 
IncurableGeek's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 23
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
I will be using Media Monkey to organize and play my FLAC recordings through my Denon AVR and on to my 5.1 sound system - no video.

I am an audiophile who does a lot of computer work and likes to listen to jazz while working.

The Denon manual is occasionally cryptic at best, such that I'm a bit confused as to how to connect the HT Omega sound card to the amp - and actually get music to play. eek.gif

I'm guessing I would need to purchase a quality S/PDIF OPTICAL Digital cable (the one that comes with the sound card is super lame)

I attached snippets:

1) Denon Optical.PNG 174k .PNG file

2) HT Omega Sound Card #1.PNG 93k .PNG file

3) HT Omega Sound Card #2.PNG 974k .PNG file

4) Denon Input Assign.PNG 134k .PNG file

Can assume the obvious (Note: Every time I assume the obvious, I get killed.)? The manual says that the Denon Optical can be "Input Assigned" (snippet #4). Not sure what the heck that means other than that I "should" be able to tell the AVR/Remote Control to accept music from the computer??
Attached Images
File Type: png Denon Optical.PNG (173.7 KB, 38 views)
File Type: png HT Omega Sound Card #1.PNG (93.5 KB, 15 views)
File Type: png HT Omega Sound Card #2.PNG (973.7 KB, 74 views)
File Type: png Denon Input Assign.PNG (133.6 KB, 27 views)
IncurableGeek is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-22-2013, 03:06 AM
585-645-1006
 
jdsmoothie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 50,407
Mentioned: 38 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 3729 Post(s)
Liked: 2182
Any optical or coax digital cable will likely do (otherwise forum sponsor Monoprice provides quality cables at reasonable prices) and what the Denon manual is indicating is that the optical (or coax digital) input can be "assigned" to any of the listed source names. It defaults to "TV" as noted below ....




For more helpful information on the 2112CI (to include tips on resolving possible issues with connecting an HTPC), review posts #3-6 in the Denon AVR-XX12 Owner's thread linked in my sig.

------------------
"JD" – jd@avscience.com ; http://shop.avscience.com/ Call only for sales info --> 585-645-1006 

Daily - 8am to 8pm EST
AVScience sells Denon, Marantz, Yamaha, Pioneer, Onkyo, Def Tech, Oppo, and more
** Think the AVR is defective?  Reset the microprocessor 5 times. 
jdsmoothie is online now  
 

Tags
Denon Avr 2112ci Receiver
Thread Tools


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off