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Soundblaster 5.1 live! SB0220 OEM

By brycetech
Sep 15, 2003
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  1. Hello all you knowlegeable people this is a newbie needing some help please.

    Soundblaster Digital 5.1 live! SB0220 OEM

    On the above card there are 2 "proprietry" conn

    1) 5 pin in line spdif i/o on rear edge of the card coloured black
    2) 9 pin in line on the top edge of the card coloured white next to the TAD connector

    Does any one know what the pinout details are for these connectors please.

    Hope someone can help me

    thanks

    brycetech
  2. gospelmidi

    gospelmidi TS Rookie Posts: 21

    To view the pinouts for your Sound Blaster Live! card, please do the following:

    Click Start and go to Programs - Creative - SoundBlaster Live!. Click Users' Guide.
    From the Contents tab, choose Hardware Information, and then click Connectors and Pin Assignment.
    Choose the device for which you wish to view the pin assignment.
    Note: If the User's Guide is missing from the Creative programs menu, then re-install the Creative Labs software pack.

    If there is sound only from the digital output on your Sound Blaster Live! card, then please do the following:

    1. Click Start and go to Programs - Creative - Sound Blaster Live! , then click Surroundmixer.

    2. Click the red plus sign above the Master Volume Control.

    3. Un-tick the option 'Digital Output Only'.

    Imbalanced sound playback in 4 speaker mode:
    this happens when an effect selected from the Environmental Audio tab, is called upon in another media option.

    To remove any Environmental Audio effects try the following:

    Click Start and go to Programs, then Creative. Click Creative Launcher
    From the taskbar select Playcenter and open Environmental effects
    Set to 'No Effects'
    Alternatively from the Creative Launcher select Audio HQ - Speaker - Effects - Environmental effects, and select 'No Effects'.

    http://dmzweb4.europe.creative.com/...RSET=ws:http://us.creative.com/,Case=obj(5805)

    You're welcome.
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