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This has been huge issue for me in the past, and i only sorted it out after installing Xonar D1, but that card was PCI, and on my new mobo there is no PCI, only PCI-E...so in short, i sold my old audio card (and will get an STX in few months) but until then, i can't get my X-530 speakers to work no matter what i do, this set has been dirving my crazy for years, but i always end up using my money on different things other then surround speakers lol.

Oh forgot to point out, that they where working fine after long sessions of tweaking and changing jacks etc (on different mobo/pc) but only until i reinstall the OS, when i do that 5.1 sound is gone..and i must suffer again to fix them and the problem is that fix is actullay still secret to me, i just play arround and they start to play as it should, its so hard to diagnose what is the right setting, because there are many software/options and jacks/plugs to swap and chek out....

So long story short, when i go in windows- sound configuration, and press test all of the spekars are working fine, but when i play youtube video or movie, the sound is coming only from 2 speakers, from right and front left...

x530.jpg

Ive tried installing Realtek drivers, 2 different sets, same result, i tried many differnt jacks/swapped out/in no succes, i tried chaning in BIOS from ac 79/HD again same results, if anyone knows how to configure this ****, which i'm almost 100% sure i did good.

BTW 3 different mobos, same issues with this speakers....only sound card made them work as 5.1 setup, with pretty much no hassle, but atm i got no sound card so please guys if anyone get this setup work post back, thanks!
Edited by psyside - 8/14/11 at 3:53am
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Most Youtube audio only has stereo output. Only a few of them have 5.1 and that's only after setting the video output to 720p/1080p.
    
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Bro i tried that, i tried even true 5.1 source, no use they wont work....and yet on the windows test they all pass...
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So, playing music results in the same thing- only sound from the front left and right speakers?
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Yes no matter what source, the results are same, music from only 2 speakers frown.gif

I wonder then how Windows test pass? when i click on specific speaker they do produce sounds.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by psyside;14582924 
Yes no matter what source, the results are same, music from only 2 speakers frown.gif

I wonder then how Windows test pass? when i click on specific speaker they do produce sounds.

What program are you using to watch movies? I used KMplayer. Before I could get 5.1 sound, I had to change the preference/options for 5.1 instead of 2.0.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by listen to remix;14584171 
What program are you using to watch movies? I used KMplayer. Before I could get 5.1 sound, I had to change the preference/options for 5.1 instead of 2.0.

Yup. VLC defaults to stereo not 5.1...many DVDs in the menu default to stereo and not 5.1 too.

Also, to get my card to do 5.1 out with woofer to my receiver in my system (via analog connections), I had to go playing around in the Asus Xonar control panel.

OP, I presume you're not trying to use digital connections? Also OP, is there a speaker test in the Realtek drivers , and have you used it? If that doesn't work you have a driver configuration problem, if it does work then you have a playback software and or media problem.

EDIT:I thought you were still using a Xonar.
Edited by Skripka - 8/14/11 at 7:50pm
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post #8 of 14
use the windows speaker fill option
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Quote:
Originally Posted by psyside;14577734 

x530.jpg

That is not a HAF 932, and I have no idea for your problem.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by qazzaq2004;14585503 
That is not a HAF 932, and I have no idea for your problem.

Dude, thats random pic which i found over the net wink.gif

EDIT: Tried setting 5.1 sound in VLC result: the satelite started to working and one of the 2 rear speakers also is on, but its quiet, almost like its off... the second rear is producing silent sound, like echo/buzz..no sound from it, and yes my front left stopped working now, also on other movie (both movies i tested are 1080p 5.1) i got sound comming only from the satelite, neither from the other spekaers works now frown.gif
Edited by psyside - 8/14/11 at 10:14pm
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