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Need some advice !! General Questions !

shatka, modified 13 Years ago.

Need some advice !! General Questions !

Youngling Posts: 1 Join Date: 10/19/09 Recent Posts

I am complete noob in this world of high quality/expensive speakers :P

I got a pair of 8020 genelecs. I made a unbalanced cable mini-jack to XLR (L-R). I dont know if this the best way to connect.

So my doubts:

1. What the best way to connect to sound card of PC. Unbalanced, Balanced cable?

2. Does it worth have some control system between PC (Sound Card output) ---> ?? ---> Genelecs ? If yes with kind?

3. My actual sound card is built-in motherboard. Any advised sound card??
My budget is very low! 100 USD at max.
My goal is for general use, music, video and game playing.

Thanks !!!

falcon1, modified 13 Years ago.

Re: Need some advice !! General Questions !

Youngling Posts: 9 Join Date: 10/15/09 Recent Posts
Hi shatka, it is clear difference between build-in soundcard vs audio interface (pro term)... I would recommend something like PreSonus Audiobox USB to start with. It has two balanced 1/4" TRS outputs in which you plug in your TRS to XLR cables. You will hear clear difference in audio quality. :)