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Audiophile Needed: Creative X-fi 5.1

post #1 of 10
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See attached pic for reference

I have an X-FI Extreme Music and a Medusa 5.1 Progamer Headset.

I have the mic in jack 1
I the front speakers in jack 2
I have the rear speakers in jack 3
I have the sub/center speaker in jack 4

That is the correct setup according to Creative.


Front right/left work and rear right/left work but the center/sub does not work.

FYI i have tried 2 drivers.


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post #2 of 10
does the sub work in jack 1? If so the diagram my be for the wrong model, or it could just be a misprint. Does your card have the same engravings on the back?
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post #3 of 10
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negative the sub doesnt work in jack 1

that is the correct diagram for the xtreme music

as you can see in the diagram jack one is a multipurpose jack, is there a way to switch the function of that jack through software?
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through the tray icon for the surround mixer... there's a little arrow that will let you pick its input/output
    
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audiophile and x-fi should never be used in the same sentence
    
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You might have one of the newer X-fis cards that have the I/O port at the top. look for red light coming out while it is running. It is white on my Xtreme gamer. You have to enable it as a microphone instead of a line in on the Xtreme music I think. It is in the creative console.
    
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post #7 of 10
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sorry i have downs, i was reading it upside down

so yes the mic does work in the correct jack and the front right/left work and rear right/left work but the center/sub still does not work

there is no red light on the card

i do have 5.1 selected as my speaker setup


PS do i want CMSS-3D enabled?
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Originally Posted by burnstudios View Post
audiophile and x-fi should never be used in the same sentence
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FYI its not the same sentence, it's seperated by a colon

thanks for your help..............
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i rebooted and the speaker connection wizard came up and now it works...

these things pump
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