DSS80: Cable Types Needed to Increase Distance Between Satellite Speakers

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When you install the Microsoft Digital Sound System 80 (DSS80), you may want to increase the distance between the satellite speakers to improve stereo separation.

This article describes the cable types you must use to separate the speakers by a distance greater than the length of the speaker cables.


The following table lists the cable type you must use for each speaker to increase the distance between the satellite speakers.

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SpeakerCable Type
Left satellite2.5-mm female-to-male minijack audio extension cable
Right satelliteApple Desktop Bus (ADB) female-to-male extension cable
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Article ID: 234917 - Last Review: July 25, 2001 - Revision: 1.0
  • Microsoft Digital Sound System 80 1.0 Standard Edition
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