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Surround speakers, how to get them to work AIWA Z-1800

Hello, I've plugged the speakers into the socket which says "Surround speakers" and "sub woofer" but my sub + surround speakers don't work. do I need to have another line in appart from VIDEO/AUX?

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Make sure you have each component linked to your system and thew sound for each input set to prologic to get surround sound.

Hope this helps.

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Posted on Nov 16, 2008

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