A common name for six channel surround sound audio systems (five full bandwidth channels and one low-frequency effects channel).

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ALSA - no surround playback with mplayer

When I run: speaker-test -c6 ...everything is fine. I get 5.1 playback. However, when I run: mplayer -channels 6 "some video with 5.1 audio" no audio plays. Here is what appears in the ...
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5.1 Surround Sound videos via [Firefox/Chrome]+YouTube+HTML5 on Windows 10 plays in stereo

Windows 10 surround sound test that's built into control panel works fine, as does AC3 encoded 5.1 surround test file: 5.1 surround AC3 test file My setup is an Using MSI P67A-GD65 B3 with full ...
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Make an M-Audio ProFire 610 show up as a 5.1 device

I'm trying to get Windows XP to recognize my ProFire 610 as a 5.1 device, but I'm not having much luck. Some individual applications will treat it as 5.1 (for instance, WinAmp), but the system as a ...
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Creative sound blaster Z windows 10 5.1 volume control

So I just bought this sound card Creative Sound Blaster Z. Connected it via optical cable to Logitech Z906. Installed latest drivers from their web page, enabled encoding to dts and it works, my ...
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How to upmix stereo to 5.1 in VLC

I'm trying to play non-5.1 (stereo) movies on VLC (Windows version) on a 5.1 system. Unfortunately, VLC by default doesn't upmix stereo to 5.1. I've tried experimenting with different settings and ...
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dts channel mixer macos

In all DTS based files i play, i have the classical problem of voice volume being too low and explosions too loud. I do not like to " ride the volume ". Hardware is : - Audigy 2zs pci card + kx ...
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How to play DTS audio file in Sony Bluray player?

I have a Sony Bluray Player Model: BDV-E3200 (Asian). I have 5.1ch audio files with .dts extension (DTS format) in my PC. How to play the .dts audio files on the bluray player? I have these methods ...
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How do I configure what connector maps to which speaker?

I have a Medion Erazer X6811 laptop running Windows 7. I'm trying to plug in this 5.1 channel headphone which works like 5.1 speakers. I plugged the 3 connectors into the laptop, and set the computer ...
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What is the best way to interconnect a 5.1 home theatre system to a laptop and TV

I want to interconnect my laptop, 5.1 home theatre system and TV together so as a result I would just switch the input mode on the home theatre and it would play the appropriate input, preferably true ...
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Can not get 5.1 sound over S/PDIF to my Onkyo anymore

I was reading for days now to find a solution for my problem but i didnt found one. I set up my computer new and installed windows 7 64bit again. Before that everything went fine. But right now I am ...
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How can I manually set the channel delays on my Asus Xonar D2 sound card?

I'm using a Xonar D2 with a piece of test equipment that's very sensitive to the timing of a 5.1 audio signal. Unfortunately, the sound card is adding a delay to some of the channels (15ms for the ...
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VLC 5,1 mapping configuration

I was wondering if anyone knew how to change the mapping on VLC 2.2.3 mapping configuration for 5.1 or if anyone can tell me what the preset mapping for the speakers through VLC is. The standard is 1-...
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How to “speaker fill” or “ Stereo upmix” (same sound to all 5.1 speakers) Xonar U5?

I Have Xonar U5 connected to my computer via USB and there are 2x2.1 and a separate center speaker all connected to Xonar U5 with 3.5mm. It all works fine except for one very annoying fact that I ...
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Force 5.1 Wasapi on windows 10

I currently have a home theater receiver (STR-DN840) on a 5.1 configuration connected to my PC (Windows 10) trough HDMI using the graphics card (GTX-760). I currently have KODI and I have it on my ...
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How to hook up a 14 year old receiver to a ASUS Xonar DGX

I have a ASUS Xonar DGX sound card, and an older surround sound system that currently I can only use for 2.0 sound, through a 1/8 to dual RCA to receiver, but my receiver has a place for digital in (...
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Can I set windows audio to Stereo while VIA driver is 5.1?

I have a 3.1 audio setup (2 front, 1 center, 1 subwoofer) and I want to use only these in games - but what happens is the games are sending audio to the Rear channels which are disconnected, therefore ...