Creative Soundblaster X-Fi Surround 5.1 compatibility help

Feb 7, 2011
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Doe anyone know if this product is compatible with OS.X?
(currently using snow leopard)

I have been searching the nets for a few days looking for a way to connect my iMac to a 5.1 speaker system. The speaker system has no optical input. It has the three inputs, green=line out, black=rear, yellow=cen/sub.

From what I've been able to find out, the Griffin Firewave would have been a good option but it has been discontinued. I have also found on a couple of forums that, if I did find one, it wouldn't work with OS.X

I have looked all over the place for a reasonably priced solution to this problem. Is there anyone out there that has straight answers for me?

system info:

Model Name: iMac
Model Identifier: iMac8,1
Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo
Processor Speed: 2.8 GHz
Number Of Processors: 1
Total Number Of Cores: 2
L2 Cache: 6 MB
Memory: 4 GB
Bus Speed: 1.07 GHz

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