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I had my headset at 5.1 and I was messing around with the creative control panel and now I am only able to do stereo and 2.1. How can I make it back to 5.1 on windows 7 and the creative control panel. On creative the 5.1 works for 1 second and goes back to 2.1.
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I was doing this like 3 hours ago, except with speakers.
Control panel> Sound
Right click (in your instance) headset and select configure. Hopes this help
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Originally Posted by Dorianime;11801590 
I was doing this like 3 hours ago, except with speakers.
Control panel> Sound
Right click (in your instance) headset and select configure. Hopes this help

Already tried this. I only get stereo as an option instead of having 2.1, 5.1, and 7.1. My creative panel is now allowing me to do 5.1, though. I still need the windows 7 configuration to go to 5.1 for me to have better quality.
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lol jabba the slut xD

Can i get some info on Your headset man? brand model?
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lol jabba the slut xD

Can i get some info on Your headset man? brand model?

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Nice headset! anyways I don't know how you're Hoking up your headset. But if I'm right both Your Motherboard and sound card should have a coaxial and fiber optic outputs. And if you do, you should connect it from your Fiber/coax in your pc to your MIxamp. Asuming you got the mixamp too. I don't own one so I can't actually tinker with one either
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Originally Posted by Dorianime;11801830 
Nice headset! anyways I don't know how you're Hoking up your headset. But if I'm right both Your Motherboard and sound card should have a coaxial and fiber optic outputs. And if you do, you should connect it from your Fiber/coax in your pc to your MIxamp. Asuming you got the mixamp too. I don't own one so I can't actually tinker with one either

I don't think I could use my Astro microphone then.
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post #8 of 8
According to their FAQ you can do that. they fail at explaining how. doh.gif

Email those guys.

http://www.astrogaming.com/support/
Heck I would too if i paid 200 bucks for quality sound. But on the mean time mess with that. Can you post pics of the Mixamp and the back of your PC to see what i can suggest. it may help you too as you may notice things as you do this
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