computer surround sound

  mobileman1953 17:05 09 Dec 06

at present i have a 5.1 surround sound speaker system connected to a 5.1 sound card, i have just ordered a new computer with a 7.1 sound card,my question is can i still use my 5.1 speakers with a 7.1 card?, any advice wellcome

  gudgulf 17:48 09 Dec 06

Yes you can........I have an X-Fi 7.1 sound card with 5.1 speakers.

You just match up the colours on the speaker connectors to the card and then in the software for your sound card select a 5.1 setup (or stereo or 4.1...whatever you have) to correctly distribute the sound.

  mobileman1953 17:55 09 Dec 06

thanks very much gudgulf

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Huawei P10 review

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

An overview: What leading creative agencies are doing to improve diversity

New iPad, iPhone SE & Red iPhone 7 on sale now