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Old 12-20-2006, 01:13 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Connecting e36 AMP to Sound Card

Hi all,

I am installing computer in my BMW 325iC.
I want to connect the output of my Creative sound blaster live sound card 4 channel(Front Left, FR, RL, RR) to the
stock amp directly via the radio connector (Removed the Head Unit) and sub out to the preamped sub installed in the trunck.

I don't want to install the new amplifier(Even though I bought one).

My question, Will the stock amp work with the sound card outputs? Will I get good sound quality?

Thank you inadvance for any guidance.

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im not really sure personally, but it theoretically should... can we see pics??
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Why not just plug it in and see for yourself?
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Pretty sure that'd be the fastest way to figure it out...

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make sure power output/input would be safe for the sound card and stuff like that.
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Thank you all

Thank you all for your time. I have decided to install the new amp which I have. As I am not sure what the outcome would be with the existing AMP.

I am installing the system right now. It is in progress..... I will post photos as soon as I finish it.

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