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I got a second set of speakers for my computer. I was planning on having them both running...however I am having issues.
My soundcard is a realtek ALC1200 that is integrated into my mobo.

I have one set into the RL (green) and the second into the black RR RL. When I play music though, nothing comes out of the black output.

I am a real noob right now. I have only ever used a single output. Can anyone give me a hand?

I would use a splitter off of the stereo output, but my dad said that it may put to much strain on the output. Something about ohms and p-somethings.

Is there a way that I can get this working? Alternatively, have all of the outputs coming off of the same source (like..rear plays the same audio as the front. Stereo mode, just with more speakers )
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post #2 of 7
Go into Control Panel > Type Realtek in search box > Open the Audio Manager > Click on the black circle and change it to the preferred output. (Rear, Side, etc)

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post #3 of 7
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I tried clicking on the black circle but nothing happened.

I tried right clicking as well, which gave me the option for "Audio Device Settings", which I clicked. Nothing came up after that either.

I got things "kinda" working by setting it to quadraphonic with speaker fill, and in the settings I had to pick one of those stupid "Enviroment Settings" which make obnoxious synthetic speaker effects. It is echo-ey and annoying V_V
If i leave the environment effect to "none" I only get highs off of the second speaker set.



I also tried clicking on the folder your arrow was pointing to?
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post #4 of 7
That's not a speaker input, so whatever your dad say doesn't apply. Yes, you can use a stereo splitter without a problem.
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post #5 of 7
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That is an output for a speaker. If i hover it says rear speaker out.

And why doesn't what my dad said apply?
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I also tried clicking on the folder your arrow was pointing to?
Sorry that was a generic pic I googled to show you what the Audio Manager looked like. Here is an accurate depiction of the process I was trying to explain.

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post #7 of 7
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When I right click, it only lists the audio device settings. It doesn't give me the connector retasking option.
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