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Old Nov 22, 2012, 11:37 AM   #1
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Airport Express - Airplay - Speakers Question

I'd like to buy an Airport Express to connect to a power amp to use with a set of speakers I already own. My amp only has the old RCA style inputs (not optical). I'm confused as to what cable to use to connect the Airport Express to my power amp. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks,
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Old Nov 22, 2012, 12:12 PM   #2
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The audio jack is analogue/optical so you can use a standard 2.5mm to RCA adapter in it.
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Old Nov 22, 2012, 12:18 PM   #3
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I'd like to buy an Airport Express to connect to a power amp to use with a set of speakers I already own. My amp only has the old RCA style inputs (not optical). I'm confused as to what cable to use to connect the Airport Express to my power amp. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks,
The current gen express supports both analog and optical audio out. You can just purchase a basic 3.5mm>Stereo RCA cable for cheap. It's easy and works well!

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I think that is 3.5mm.
http://www.monoprice.com/products/pr...seq=1&format=2
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Old Nov 24, 2012, 09:20 AM   #5
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Do you know if there is any performance difference between optical cable and regular old cable?
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