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Sound not coming out of the rear or center speakers

I bought my new x-530 system at walmart and am playing it right now. sound is not coming out of the rear or center speaker, and i have the connections right and everything. Is it my laptop, the Dell inspiron e1505 that needs an upgrade on the sound card, or what is the problem?? Can anyone help me please????

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Re: Sound not coming out of the rear or center speakers

Sort of confused a bit I understand you buying a new system you say the sound does not come out the rear and centre speakers does the sound come out of any spearkers other than the two you mention if it is then your wirings are wrong if the sound is not coming out of any speakers then its the sound card BUT you will know this immediately you disconnect that system. The sound would be coming out of the laptop ordinaryly? which is it?

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Hi .. i have just bought a logitech x 530 speaker and only 2 of the speaker parts work .. can you please give me some solution advice?

Hi names Rui i like to help you by giving you step by step instruction in propely hocking up your logitech speakers:


1. Connect the black plug of the rear right speaker into the black plug on the subwoofer.

2. Connect the yellow plug on the rear left speaker into the yellow input on the subwoofer.

3. Connect the red plug of the front center speaker into the red input on the subwoofer.

4. Connect the white plug of the front left speaker into the white input on the subwoofer.

5. Connect the d-sub connector plug from the front right speaker into the d-plug connector on the subwoofer.

6. Connect the green, black and orange input to the matching plugs on your computer. If you have a four-channel sound card, connect the green plug from the input audio cable to the front plug of the card and the black plug to the rear plug. Do not connect the orange input. If you are using a two-channel sound card, connect the green plug from the input audio cable to the "Line Out" jack on the sound card. Do not connect the green and orange plug.

7. Plug the subwoofer power chord into the electrical power outlet.

8. Place your subwoofer on ground around your computer desk. Position the front center speaker on top of your computer monitor.

9. Place the left and right front speakers on the sides of the monitor. Position the left and right rear speakers behind you, making sure they are pointing toward the front left and right speakers.

10. needs to support 5.1 surround. Normally, more than three sockets for sound indicates that it does. Then you need to use the software that comes with the sound hardware to configure it for 5.1 - Default will be 2.1 or just 2.
Check the control panel out. This is a lot easier under Windows 7.- Here you can access what you need via the speaker icon on the system tray (right click)
There is NO problem with your OS or hardware, this is pretty standard...

hope this will help you solve your problem.

Jul 18, 2011 | Logitech X-530 Computer Speakers

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All speakers on x-530 pass test but no sound comes from the center speaker when movies or music is played

Is the speaker system set up in Windows as a 5.1 speaker system? If so, the problem with the sound is the program used to play the audio. For example if you are watching a movie and the player used does not support 5.1 then it will not play the audio properly. If the sound works correctly playing a game in 5.1 you should be able to figure it out from there.

Mar 09, 2011 | Logitech X-530 Computer Speakers

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I have all speakers hooked up but i only hear sound out of the left and right frond speakers. The center and both right and left rear speakers i hear no sound

You`ve connected only the green jack from the system,you need to connect all the tree of them using the adapter you got in the package

Jul 12, 2010 | Logitech X-530 Computer Speakers

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I bought the x-530 sound system for my computer but i dont have a sound card because i have the ASUS M3N-HD/HDMI motherboard with integrated 8 channel sound card but i dont know how to connect it to get...

Hi there bud , Happy new year ...You should be able to color code the cables into the Color coded sockets in the MB.Try look in the manual aswell . it should be there aswell too help you along the way ..Here is a brilliant picture to try help you find the right sockets...

I hope this helps bud ....Have a good one ;)

Dec 26, 2009 | Logitech X-530 Computer Speakers

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I just bought new speakers (logitech x-530) which is 5.1. sound only comes out of the front 2 speakers and the sub but not the back 2 and the centre. any ideas? computer specs are: motherboard - asus...

Sorry just doublechecked your board specs. Go to the sound properties in control panel. Click on the configure speakers option. If everything is plugged in right then windows should configure it for you to a 5.1 config. Hope this helps.

Dec 27, 2008 | Logitech X-530 5.1 Channel Speaker System...

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One speaker is musch louder X-530

On the TV sound options see if there is a balance option. Adjust according to taste if there is that option. Hope this helps.

Dec 24, 2008 | Logitech X-530 Computer Speakers

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Logitech X-530 Speakers System

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.

7949.jpg Green 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.

The 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.
  • When 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.
Many 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.
  • Finally 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.
THIS article can be used to test if your speakers are indeed working.

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May 04, 2008 | Logitech X-530 Computer Speakers

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Sound not coming out from the center OR the rear speakers

To play soud needs sound driver... which comes in mother board cd..
Sometimes it happens... No sound....then that case, RESTART u'r system... if problem persist then install audio driver once again from u'r mother board cd...
Avoid loose connection..... Power on!!!! Off... of sound system in the middle of use of u'r PC.

Dec 27, 2007 | Logitech X-530 Computer Speakers

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Speakers not working correctly

pls swap the spk pin in to your sound card jack socket . bye

Sep 22, 2007 | Logitech X-530 Computer Speakers

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Rear and Center speakers

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Sep 06, 2007 | Logitech X-530 Computer Speakers

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