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If you want to try that, I would use a multi meter to make sure you get some crazy voltage going places you don't want to.
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What about the 4 satelite speakers. They are all rca composite, and are single connector points for each one. Could I just use say, a 1/8th " cable to rca red/white , and setup a virtual 4.0 ?

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Like connect directly to your pc's sound card?
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Originally Posted by xzfuzzyzx View Post

Like connect directly to your pc's sound card?

Yeah, literal, the one in my sig rig. Can that actually function? I know i'd probably, as per placement, adjust output more/less per speaker until I get a placement balance, but can it work?

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I'm no audio expert, but you could try it. Just buy one adapter and test it.
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that connector is for the missing speaker, they used that connector because the missing connector also have controls on it.

you can not connect that to your PC, you will fry your soundcard or your speaker, or both
Edited by ghostrider85 - 9/14/12 at 1:46pm
post #18 of 19
This might be of some help to you ?
I would think that the RCA's are the output terminals to the separate speakers and the DB9 (serial) pin would be the inputs from the main units controller from PC's outputs !!

http://forums.coolest-gadgets.com/showthread.php?t=2286
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post #19 of 19
As several others already has stated (but mby not clearly enough ?) : the 9-pin d-sub is for both connecting the center AND control the system.

I just got a "5650 system", but w/o the center (and cable).....
So far "my system" confirms to imre73's post : http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3513/t/19352299.aspx

If in doubt, do as imre73 (and me), dismount and inspect before proceeding ........

also, (as previously pinpointed ?)
Do *** NOT *** connect the d-sub to u're pc !!!, propably u're destroy smthng....... !
Edited by xoom - 9/14/12 at 3:44pm
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