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Main speaker not working

Four speaker system, the main speaker (with the volume control) is not working. All other are working great

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  • mperry633 Feb 04, 2009

    Checked all of this , Thank you. But the problem still exist. The light on the speaker is not even on. When I disconnect this speaker from the subwoofer, all of the sound goes away. It is very touchy in the subwoofer jack. Meaning, the plug has be inserted in the sub very carefully, wiggled around to make connection, actually a loose connection. Any further help would be appreciated.

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Check the bass setiings in the computer and the clume control panel. Also check the audio settings in the computer for 4.1 channel sound

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