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Where do I plug the speaker in?

I see the wire of of the sound bar. Where do I plug it in? It is real short so do I need sometime of other cable to plug it in?



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  • david250503 Oct 19, 2008

    I have the same problem Where do I plug that very short wire into?

  • fozzysoma Feb 09, 2009

    My speaker quit working. I see the short wire with a round plug but no place to plug it into the monitor. The other wire plugs into the CPU. The green light on the bar will not come on so I'm thinking this other wire supplies power to the speaker bar. But where do I plug it in?


  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2009

    I have the same problem. The Sound Bar has a short wire coming out of it and I think its meant to power the Sound Bar. I dont know where to plug that short wire in order to get power to the Sound Bar.

  • macazani_87 Feb 20, 2009

    Both the answers dont help me! I still need to know if i have to buy another cable for the power outlet?! Or am I just suppose to plug the shorter cable into something (even though it doesn't reach anywhere do to being so short!!)

  • Anonymous Feb 21, 2009

    where do i plug this short wire to do i need to purchase a power cord to lug into this short plug coming out of the back of the moniter

  • acox Apr 13, 2009

    My speakers do not work. There is a short cord that I am assuming is the power cord but I don't see any place in monitor to plug it in.

    This speaker is also sold with a PA - do I need to purchase one of those or am I missing the spot onthe monitor where it plugs in.

    It is a 20" Dell monitor.



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Please be more specific - Usually on the back of any computer you have 3 outlets at your sound card:

one is for "mic" (pink)
one is for "speaker" (green)
one is for "line in" (blue)

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The short power cable is meant to plug into the back of a dell lcd monitor that supports it. i have the dell ultrasharp 1905fp which has the power jack in the monitor itself. or you can buy the power adapter on ebay it is rated at 12volt 1000ma. just search for as500 sound bar.

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Sounds like you are talking about the power connector have you got two wires one with a light green din this pugs into your sound card then you have to power the speakers with the other cable.

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