Extract Audio from HDMI Out

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  1. gudenau
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    How could I extract the audio from my Wii U's HDMI out? I would like to use my PC monitor but it has no sound support.
     
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    You can get boxes that split the audio and video but they are expensive.
    It would be much easier if the Wii U could output audio over composite/component even when HDMI is being used, sadly I don't think that's the case.
     
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    It is not, how much do you think I could get away with; I only want the standard 3.5mm stereo jack.
     
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    It's your lucky day, this one is on sale for cheap: http://www.amazon.com/J-Tech-Digital-Premium-Extractor-Converter/dp/B00BIQER0E
    Edit: There are even cheaper ones here http://www.ebay.com/bhp/hdmi-audio-extractor but I don't know if they are any good. On Amazon you at least have reviews to go by.

    I could swear they used to cost a lot more not long ago.
     
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    If you have a Wii AV or Component cable laying around, you can use the audio output from that even if the video is HDMI. Just select "Non-HDMI" or "Both" in the Output-Cable Settings.
     
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