Genius SW-5.1 1005 -- only getting sound from subwoofer and one speaker

By marinkvasina
May 31, 2011
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  1. Solved.
    Last edited: Jan 26, 2015
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,183   +225

    You have no installation manual? What type of audio or sound card are you using to drive this new sound system?
  3. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,183   +225

    Yikes, no wonder you are having trouble. How many colored plugs are there on your sound card facing the back of your computer. What colors are there? Red, Yellow, Orange, Green, Blue, and Black are on my HD Audio panel

    See if this helps you:
    5.1 speaker connections
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,183   +225

    Okay great... glad you got it working :)
  5. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,183   +225

    Max sound depends on the amplifier/ subwoffer. With systems like yours, the amplifier is in the subwoffer case
  6. nismo91

    nismo91 TS Evangelist Posts: 886   +13

    some soundcard has higher output so by upgrading you may get higher volume. and yes when you turn the computer volume to max and your genius speaker to max, that's the highest volume you can get.

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