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5.1 surround problem

Exuse me for this second post concerning the same problem, but the solution of the previous topic couldnt help me and i'm not sure if i will receive another one.Now i'll describe the problem very carefully and much as my bad english allows it.
my motherboard is Asus M2N-E with a 8-channel sound card which is integrated. The logitech surround system is connected properly. The SoundMAX drivers are also installed and turned in 5.1 formation. (the sound and audio devices too). The volume control is okay. When I connect some of the cables to the jacks the SoundMAX driver 'says', that they have been connected (properly) or when I pull them out - that they've been disconnected - everything seems normal. But here's the problem. When I turn on the computer system some of the speakers dont make any sound. Its always different - sometimes the problem is with the rear speakers and sometimes with the center one - but never with the front spkrs. And even when some of them doesn't work, SoundMAX says, that they are connected properly. After restart, the problem with (for example) the rear speakers, comes into the center one and the rear speakers start to work. They alternate with each other..
So..please if there is a possible solution - post it. Thank you for the understanding and for the support - its a great site really;]

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Re: 5.1 surround problem

Hi Zamorano,

sounds like your problem could be either with the wiring of your speakers, or the receiver. How long have you had them?

check the wiring going from the sub woofer to the speakers- do you see any creases or damaged (frayed) looking wires?if you fiddle with the wiring where it connects to the speakers or sub when you play music, do you hear the speakers act up? if so, you may have the problem right there. I'd also try fiddling with it where it connects to your soundcard, moving it, and twisting it *gently* to see if you experience the same.

if you at any time hear the speakers acting up when doing this, then you have your problem right there. (from there, you should considering purchasing replacement cabling. if the affected cords are permanently attached to the units, I'd recommend calling in to Logitech, and seeing what they can do about replacing them).

otherwise, it is most likely a receiver problem, which you would also have to call Logitech for repairs/replacement.

Hope this helps!

Posted on Jan 03, 2008

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