Can a Dell Dimension 3000 connect to 5.1 surround sound
If your Laptop has a "Latitude C/Port Advanced Port Replicator" Then this Port Replicator connects Dell Latitude
notebooks to peripheral devices such as a monitor, printer, keyboard and
mouse. To accomplish this, connect your peripheral devices to the Dell
port replicator itself, and leave them connected to it. Then connect
your notebook to the port replicator to access the devices without
having to attach them individually each time you want to use them. You
can also set up speakers on the Dell Latitude C/Port port replicator to
provide improved quality audio.
2) Place the speakers you want to
connect to the port replicator on either side of the port replicator
according to the Left and Right (L and R) labels on the speakers.
Follow following steps:
1) Place your Dell Latitude notebook in your C/Port Advanced Port Replicator and turn on the notebook using the power button.
3) Plug the audio line connector
from the speakers into the audio line out plug on the port replicator.
The audio line out plus is on the right-hand side of the port replicator
base next to the infrared port, directly opposite the notebook ejection
4) Plug the power cable from the
speakers into a power outlet if needed. Battery-powered speakers will
not require this. Turn on the speakers following the manufacturer's
5) Open your preferred music or
audio software (such as Windows Media Player or iTunes) on your Dell
Latitude notebook and play an audio file to hear the newly-attached