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Topic # 54031 15-Dec-2009 14:26
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hi guys, i bought a set of logitech x530s and im having trouble getting all of the speakers to work.
i have a 5.1 surround card in my pc.
i connect all the colour coded plugs , but only the front 2 speakers are working.
i have changed the options in control panel to play 5.1 surround sound. when i individually test each speaker, all of them work.
but when i play a song on my pc, only the front 2 speakers will work.
hope someone can help, thanks




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  Reply # 282745 15-Dec-2009 15:34
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Yea, things like Media Player etc will only play stereo sound out as stereo speakers. You need to get some kind of plugin that surrounds it. I think there was one called SRS or something like that.

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  Reply # 282746 15-Dec-2009 15:43
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SRS plugin is included with WMP but it'll be turned off by default.




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  Reply # 282759 15-Dec-2009 16:05
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$99 dick smith
ill look for the plugin thanks
oh sorry....$80 staff discount ftw




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  Reply # 282763 15-Dec-2009 16:12
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i downlaoded a srs plugin?
couldnt find the turn on/off feature




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  Reply # 282768 15-Dec-2009 16:24
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i went into it... i selected theatre, nothing happened though.




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  Reply # 282772 15-Dec-2009 16:28
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thanks i turned it on, but still not working =[




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  Reply # 282775 15-Dec-2009 16:36
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i fixed it :O
in control panel i selected the device, then selected :configure:
in one of the tabs it said enhancements (similar to wmp)
then i chose 'enable speaker fill' now strangely all speakers work :o




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  Reply # 282870 15-Dec-2009 19:23
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yes srs is on, although it didnt change anything




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