5.1 audio

Forum discussion tagged with 5.1 audio.
  1. Dustin97

    Question How to get 5.1 audio from PC and Nintendo Switch?

    My setup includes a Vizio 5.1 soundbar plugged into my LG TV via HDMI ARC, and my gaming consoles plugged into my TV. I am able to get surround sound from my PS4, PS3, Xbox One S, etc. but not my Nintendo Switch or my PC when I connect it to my TV. I have done some research and, if I'm not...
  2. R

    Question Can I use 8 ohm speakers on a 4 ohm receiver?

    I have an RCA 5.1 receiver and I want to use some Philips speakers I have instead of the included ones (The included speakers have the wire soldered directly to the speaker). The Philips speakers are 8 ohms and the receiver is 4 ohms (center channel is 3 ohms).
  3. JuanREIES

    Question XEAR Surround Max not working?

    I have been tying every single way I know to get my 5.1 system working. I just bought an Asus Xonar SE for the matter. When I select the Xear surround Max option (Which I understand it’s the "speaker fill" equivalent in ASUS), only stereo comes out, not even 2.1. I have also tried the virtual...
  4. HarryGRGamer

    Question (5.1) USB Sound-Card vs PCIE Sound-Card

    Hello! So I have some old-ish LG speakers a subwoofer and a DAC (amplifier) however I never thought about doing a 5.1 surround sound setup on my room with my PC because mainly I didn't knew how I got the gist of it however I'm in between buying a cheap USB OEM Sound Card (around 20 dollars) or...
  5. orehman

    Question How to connect Projector & Logitech Z906 5.1 Sound System

    Dear Community, I have Viewsonic PG705HD projector along with Logitech Z906 5.1 Sound System. Currently, I am using laptop to connect those two. Projector with HDMI and Sound System with Aux cable. However, I want to get the maximum use of this, and please suggest me how to connect both...
  6. Dustin97

    Question Trying to get 5.1 audio from PC to TV

    I have a 5.1 Vizio soundbar with rear speakers. I am able to get 5.1 audio from all of my consoles just fine. I connect the consoles to my TV via HDMI and have my soundbar connected to the tv via optical. However, when I connect my PC to my TV via HDMI, it only detects stereo sound. I do not...
  7. B

    Question Legacy auido windows 10

    I have a surround sound system connected to my PC via toslink. While the inbuilt 5.1 test in windows outputs correctly, when consuming media games, film, music whatever it only outputs 2.1 I asked for advice in a hi-fi store and was advised that the codec from my computer may not be comparable...
  8. Vryxeos

    Question only one 3.5mm 5.1 output port and need 3 to enable true 5.1 surround sound

    okay, so basically i bought a motherboard which supports all the way up to 7.1 surround sound. But the ting is: it only does that by using one 3.5mm jack. View: https://imgur.com/gallery/2qVg1Ke But my 5.1 speaker configuration needs 6 total RCA cables. View...
  9. [SOLVED] 5.1 Surround not working

    Hi, This is driving me mad and I can't seem to resolve this on my own despite reading and trying multiple solutions... I have a Logitech Z506 5.1 surround sound speaker system hooked up to my computer (mobo). The cables are correctly plugged in, I know they are because Win10 sound management...
  10. J

    Question Any display card or Laptop that can send 5.1 sound through HDMI to TV?

    I use My Laptop through HDMI to send everything to my home theater. From my research so far discovered it is the display card of the laptop that handles the sound for HDMI, which cannot be changed from stereo. Any display cards or Laptops today allow 5.1 through HDMI currently?
  11. J

    Question Need help! How could i hook up my 5.1 surround a amazon fire stick 4k?

    So i have a Jamo 5.1 surround system hooked up to my sony sdr de515 amp. Its quite old so no HDMI or anything like that only RCA out. At the moment i just have a rca left and right to aux into my laptop and stream 4k stuff through there on my...
  12. D

    Question 5.1 Surround Stereo not working

    Hi. My friend asked me to fix his 5.1 surround sound which was only outputing sound from Front L/R speakers and not from rear L/R and woofer. To my notice, everything was set up properly and they were all working except only Front L/R speakers were working because they were trying to listen to...
  13. P

    How to connect f&d 550x 2.1speakers to Samsung led tv

    Hi , We bought f&d 550x 2.1 speakers and trying to connect to Samsung led tv. There is a cable with red and white pins on each side. We have connected one end to audio ports of tv and another end to input port of subwoofer but sound is not coming through thia way.
  14. edward78

    Play Staion Vue?

    Does it have all the main OTA networks? (abc/cbs/nbc/fox/pbs)
  15. C

    Opinions on gaming build

    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/pXbHP6 Is there anything I should swap with this build? It fits my budget perfectly, and as I believe will be perfect for what I intend (Moderate/heavy gaming sessions,some streaming, recording, bf4, CS:GO, Minecraft, Rainbow Six Seige, Hardline, etc..)
  16. E

    Checking compatibility of components

    Building a gaming PC for my 11 yr old that will also dual boot as an Ubuntu development workstation for myself. I've put together a configuration and just hoping I don't get any nasty incompatibilities (with the hardware) as I unbox. Here's what I'm looking to buy: Case: Antec Nine Hundred Black...