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Boston Acoustic BA735 digital CD quality 16 bit/44.1khz speakers

Boston Acoustic BA735 digital CD quality 16bit/44.1khz speakers don't work with my Gateway NX570x notebook with Sigma Tel sound card and windows Vista. Is there something that can be done to make these work with the notebook?

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  • marc79 Jan 30, 2009

    Boston Acoustic BA735 digital quality speakers don't work with notebook with Sigma Tel sound card and windows Vista OS. Is there something that can be done to make these work with the notebook?

  • ddroth Mar 06, 2009

    This solution didn't work with my laptop as it is a Gateway and not a Dell, but thinks for trying.

  • marc79 Mar 07, 2009

    i have BA735 Digital and Dell Laptop. can you please tell me what changes i need in bios???

  • irvin_wmmers Mar 07, 2009

    i have the same problem wiht my speakers help me??

  • shaz846 Sep 10, 2009

    i donot have boston instalation cd.i want to install it by internet.

  • marc79 May 11, 2010

    I have BA735 and Dell Laptop. can anyone please tell me what changes do i need in BIOS for audio setting?????????

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    Boston BA735 worked well for years. Today only hum from woofer, no sound at all from satellites.

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    Where can I find a subwoofer speaker(spares) as it has been damaged.

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Assuming you are using digital BA735.

Dell laptops come with a proprietery s-video dongle. It gives you a digital output which can go into the BA735 speakers.

I use one set of BA735 with two computers. Computer A sends digital out and Computer B sends analog. BA735 plays both. I listen to music using digital while the analog from the other computer alerts me to the incoming messages in Pidgin.

I did have to change bios settings on one computer to use the on-board audio.

To enable digital output in XP, click on the speaker icon > Advanced > Select Enable SPDIF. You can leave the PC Spk Mute unchecked if you want the analog output as well. That's all.

I hope you are able to enjoy the rich sound of BA735. It's beautiful. My ears thank a lot for replacing those desktop speakers. BA735 hardly takes up any space . Two small speakers are perched on the hutch and the bass module is somewhere behind the desk, completely invisible.

Posted on Mar 06, 2009

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