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idl
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 25, 2003 10:03 pm    Post subject: TIP: How to get sound from your 5.1 middle speaker. Reply with quote

Nice and easy this one :)

Go hunt for your subwoofer under your desk, turn it round so you can see the wires, now unplug the ORANGE wire. Done! :)

When you want to use an application that has support for all speakers (i know some windows DVD players do) plug the wire back in.

Sorted, Enjoy!
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 25, 2003 11:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

and the sub will still work?
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 26, 2003 12:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I fail to see what this does..
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 26, 2003 1:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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and the sub will still work?


Yep, same as usual

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and the sub will still work?


By default, drivers dont use the central 5th speaker for general output, it doesnt make a peep unless a program has built in support for it, I have only seen this support in WinDVD and PowerDVD. With the central speaker; music sounds a LOT better IMO.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 26, 2003 3:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I always do this when in linux, just unplug back speakers, center & woofer. That way I get "sort of" surround sound :-). But it isn't true that all the speakersets automagically start outputting to all the speakers. They have to support this.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 26, 2003 4:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

port001 wrote:
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and the sub will still work?


Yep, same as usual

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and the sub will still work?


By default, drivers dont use the central 5th speaker for general output, it doesnt make a peep unless a program has built in support for it, I have only seen this support in WinDVD and PowerDVD. With the central speaker; music sounds a LOT better IMO.


hm, no change here
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