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Stereo to quadrophonic


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#1 coder0xff

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Posted 28 February 2010 - 01:27 PM

I am listening to stereo music, and I would like to have it play through all 4 channels. Not using the speaker fill "enhancement" in the playback device properties. I just want to clone the channels. Doesn't seem like it should be so hard. These are all full range speakers, so I wanna use them as such.

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Posted 01 March 2010 - 10:43 AM

if you want quality stereo to 5.1 or 7.1 conversion using multi-channel speakers with 3.5mm plugs (most speakers), you need Dolby Pro-Logic (NOT Dolby Live!, Dolby Digital or other Dolby).
Least expensive Dolby Pro-Logic Card: ASUS $80.


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Posted 01 March 2010 - 01:55 PM

Yeah, I saw that in my Google scour. I'm not even looking for dolby surround expansion or anything fancy. I just want each channel to come out of all the speakers, preserving left and right separation. No reverb or filtering. Just a straight copy, as though I hooked up some Y-cables (which I just might do). Dunno where the concept that stereo left and right should be interpreted as front left and front right. Should be "all left" and "all right". Wonder if I could make a plugin for winamp or something that just duplicates the channels. Thanks for the reply.

Edited by coder0xff, 01 March 2010 - 01:56 PM.





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