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Is there a way to reverse stereo?

By Amigosdefox
Mar 5, 2002
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  1. In my other post

    http://www.3dspotlight.com/vb/showthread.php?s=&threadid=342

    I asked if I could amplify the sound card`s audio out volume because it was too low on my headphones. I have a pair of speakers which have a headphone jack and it amplifies the sound enough but the problem is that the stupid speakers reverse the stereo on the headphones. This is not a problem when listening to music or just using the desktop but it is horrible when playing counterstrike. So my question is: Is there a way to reverse the general audio stereo or if possible just reverse it in counterstrike? Using my headphones the other way around is not an option because they are shaped in a way that makes it uncomfortable.
  2. Federelli

    Federelli TS Rookie Posts: 382

    hola amigo mexicano :):):)
    creo ke hay un software dando vueltas x ahi ke te deja hacer eso, si no tenes la opcion en el menu de sonido de tu tarjeta no creo entonces... no se me ocurre otra forma...

    Hey mexican buddy :):):)
    I think there is some software that allows u to do this, try and search for it, i can't think of any other way

    (I have that setting in my options)
  3. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,745

    If you are running your speakers through a receiver, then make sure that the speakers wires are not crossed. I have not heard of this as a problem with regular PC speakers, but maybe. Let me know if they are going through a receiver.
  4. Federelli

    Federelli TS Rookie Posts: 382

    maybe u can just search for a console command... type "s_" on the console and then press tab till u find something like
    /s_reversestereo or something like that... and just enable it
  5. Amigosdefox

    Amigosdefox TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 121   +10

    I am not using a reciever, I think my speakers are just very cheap and were screwed up when made. The sound coming throught he speakers is correct but reversed when heard through the headphones connected to the speaker. I know its not the headphones, ive tried others too. Ive looked for a reverse stereo command in half life but I think there isnt any.
  6. Amigosdefox

    Amigosdefox TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 121   +10

    I am not using a reciever, I think my speakers are just very cheap and were screwed up when made. Ive looked for a reverse stereo command in half life but I think there isnt any.
  7. Federelli

    Federelli TS Rookie Posts: 382

    then someting is wrong.. do u have the latest drivers? can't u just change the speakers position or something?
  8. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,551   +97

    lol

    Brilliant suggestion.
    Just change the speaker round the other way ;)
    Nice one Federelli....
  9. T-Shirt

    T-Shirt TS Rookie Posts: 329

    You could take the speakers/ headphone jack apart, and rewire it properly, it's a pretty easy job, if you have a solder gun.
    If you don't feel capable, perhaps someone you know could help you.
  10. Federelli

    Federelli TS Rookie Posts: 382

    hehe i'm glad someone laughs at me :)
  11. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,551   +97

    Not laughing at you. Laughing with you.
    This is an easy fix, which does not involve loading up extra software or rewiring or anything other than swapping the speakers round :)
     
  12. Amigosdefox

    Amigosdefox TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 121   +10

    I can reverse the speakers but I cant reverse the headphones. The speakers have a headphone plug but it reverses the stereo.
  13. hyjacked

    hyjacked TS Rookie

    so put the headphones on backwards?

    also check the sound properties in the control panel, i believe you can switch it there...i could be wrong though
  14. ldogg

    ldogg TS Rookie Posts: 38

    why don't you buy like a headphone wire extension wire and then cut it in the middle and switch the two wires around. That way you wouldn't have to mess up your headphones, you could still use them in a discman, and you're chord would be longer too.
  15. Amigosdefox

    Amigosdefox TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 121   +10

    DonĀ“t you read what I write?


    I will have to quote myself.

    I suppouse I will have to cut some wires to reverse the stupid thing. Thanks.
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