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Does anyone know how to enable speaker fill with the Razer Barracuda AC-1? I can't seem to find it in the control panel. I just want my music to play through all the speakers in my 5.1 system. I don't have a set that can enable it from the speakers. I could do it with my realtek onboard card from the control panel, but I can't seem to find it here. Thanks in advance for any help.
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If you use foobar you can use the channelmixer plugin to upmix to 5.1
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If you use foobar you can use the channelmixer plugin to upmix to 5.1
That would work for music. However, I'm also looking to do this for windows media player for watching video. That's why I'm looking to do it from the control panel, so it will apply to everything. I can't imagine it's impossible, that would be strange. Thank you for the suggestion though +rep
post #4 of 14
isn't there some Vista option to enable through put to 5 channels?

and my suggestion would be to use VLC as your media player... or KMplayer, both are open source media players, that are far better in terms of adaptability over the windows media player. And being open source they have a far larger support user base that would be able to help you out.
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Yeah, i have VLC as well. I just wish I could find a way to upmix to 5 channels. I don't think I can do it through the OS. Thanks again for the help
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Hmm... I'm not quite sure how to do this via software... on my Z-5300s I just hit a button on my controller to enable this.

Bingo, here you go: http://ac3filter.net/projects/ac3filter
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post #7 of 14
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Hmm... I'm not quite sure how to do this via software... on my Z-5300s I just hit a button on my controller to enable this.

Bingo, here you go: http://ac3filter.net/projects/ac3filter
So I tried it, and couldn't seem to get it working. Maybe I just dont understand how to set it up. Thanks for the suggestion. I wish my speakers had the button to upmix it automatically. Hopefully someone will have a solution as I'm wasting all but two of my speakers right now .
post #8 of 14
have you looked in the control panel -> sounds -> speakers settings? There is supposed to be a speaker fill setting in there somewhere... try looking around int he audio settings in your control panel.
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that should work.
it worked for me atleast...
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post #10 of 14
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i went to playback devices...then I clicked configure with the speakers selected. If I set it to 5.1...music still plays in stereo...I don't see a speaker fill option...
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