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#1 chrisgritz


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Posted 12 January 2009 - 12:07 PM

I recently bought some speakers, on the box it says 5.1 Speakers however the sound card that i have i think its like a 2.0 and when i connect the speakers only 2 speakers and the subwoofer turn on but not the other 3 speakers, does this mean i need a 5.1 sound card in order for them to all turn on or is it that the speakers are faulty or something?

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Posted 12 January 2009 - 01:28 PM

What is the make and model of the sound card?

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Posted 13 January 2009 - 02:52 AM

Most 5.1 channel capable sound cards have multiple jacks for multiple inputs, a front, center, side, and back jack. This means your 5.1 speakers should have multiple cables. How many have you plugged into the card? Not all sound cards are capable of multichannel output.



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