Create an account on Neowin to contribute and support the site. By Denis W. Currently the connection is as follows:. The Z control pod has an optical and coaxial input. The coaxial plug is connected to a cable box. The optical plug is connected to the TV's toslink output port.
Never owned a console before and wouldn't use it all that much but I don't want to connect the speakers to the console as I would have to turn the Xbox on every time to watch TV? So is that right or is there a better way with the above setup? Your idea looks fine. They were essentially independent - the TV sent audio signals to the speakers regardless of source.