Creative Audigy 4 Pro probl

<SPAN>I have the speaker system Sven HT-485 and sound card Creative Audigy 4 Pro. As to me correctly to connect all this through the external module of the sound card that worked normally. And I connect that, but through a coaxial and optical there is no sound. And when I connect to the most sound card through AUX a sound is, but a stereo. And how to me to achieve 5. Or it is impossible? Help, very much I ask! Thanks

tim55555 wrote:
<SPAN>I have the speaker system Sven HT-485 and sound card Creative Audigy 4 Pro. As to me correctly to connect all this through the external module of the sound card that worked normally. And I connect that, but through a coaxial and optical there is no sound. And when I connect to the most sound card through AUX a sound is, but a stereo. And how to me to achieve 5. Or it is impossible? Help, very much I ask! Thanks
Speaker configurations are made on Speaker Settings -panel (can be runned from Surround Mixer too).
Perhaps on Speaker Settings -> digital output only may help when you connect through digital output. There is also utility called CTPanel you may want to check out.

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    Thank you very much for your helpful replies! Future looks much brighter now
    Where have you found the Audigy 2 NX? On their webpage, creative only list the USB Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS Video Editor or the Sound Blaster Live! 24-bit External as USB-solutions. Since I don't need the video editing capability, the Audigy 2 ZS would probably be quite an overkill. Still, the price difference between Audigy ($250) and Life! ($50) is ... drastic! Besides the video stuff and some connections, what else is the Life! solution missing? Does it have poor quality? Is there no real 3D sound, just some kind of upmixing? It's not very clear from the specifications.
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    - spitfire

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