There are several reasons why there is no sound coming from the rear speakers.
- Improper connection of the signal cable is a possible reason why there is no sound coming from the rear speakers.
connector is for the front left and right channel. Black connector is
for the rear left and right channel. Orange connector is for the LFE
(Low Frequency Effects) subwoofer and the center channel.
connectors for the Logitech products are color coded as explained. The
connectors on the sound card may not be color coded or a different
color coding maybe used depending on the manufacturer of the sound
card. Check the manual for the sound card to make sure the correct
connector is connected from the Logitech speaker to the sound card.
- After verifying that the connections are made correctly, the sound card needs to be checked to make sure it is setup correctly.
There are many sound card manufacturers so we cannot possibly cover
every make and model. We recommend contacting the manufacturer of the
sound card to make sure the sound card is setup correctly for use with
analog 5.1 speaker systems.
a software DVD player is being used to watch a DVD, the audio output
needs to be set to surround sound mode. Please refer to the user manual
for the software DVD player to check the settings.
DVDs have more than 1 sound format available. Just as the sound card
and the software DVD player, the DVD itself has to be set to the
correct sound format.
you can test to see if the speakers are working correctly by plugging
the front channel cable coming from the sound card to the rear channel
connector on the subwoofer. If sound comes out of the rear speakers,
then there is no problem with the speakers. The problem could be with
the software DVD player, or the audio setting on the DVD.
article can be used to test if your speakers are indeed working.
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