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Stereo is reversed

by Adi / August 5, 2006 9:52 PM PDT

When outputting audio from my motherboard's built-in sound, the stereo is reversed, and I don't understand why. The sound is sent to an external amplifier I have set up, but the speakers are definitely plugged in the correct way, so that is not the problem. I've tried updating the driver (Realtek AC97) and that hasn't solved it. Is there a setting I've missed? I realise that I could switch the speakers round from the apmplifier but this would be rather inconvenient as other devices plug into it as well.

Any ideas?


Thanks in advance,
Adi

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Yes, I saw you posted.........
by Trance_Zac / August 5, 2006 10:06 PM PDT
In reply to: Stereo is reversed

this before & got the advice to switch speakers.
Have you tried the speakers without the external amplifier?
This would eliminate it as a possibility
How about trying another set of speakers?
Could be the stereo mini plug is wired wrong on your speakers.
I doubt there is anything wrong with you AC97 Audio

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Did I?
by Adi / August 5, 2006 10:19 PM PDT

I don't remember posting this before, but it could have been a while ago. Could you link me to that thread?


Thanks for the suggestion of wrong wiring though - I've just reversed the input on the amplifier and solved. This goes against the colour coding of wire and input which is why I didn't do it before, but I can see that as being the only reason.


Thanks for your help.

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No, Apparantly You Didn't..........
by Trance_Zac / August 5, 2006 10:51 PM PDT
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I checked your profile & it shows no such submissions. Also I can't find the other persons thread!
It's a rather unusual coincidence, since I distinctly remember someone with reversed syereo who was using an external amplifier within the last week!
I any case, Ididn't mean to makea point of a repost at all. Nothing wrong with that!

My Mistake - The same ??? apply!

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Re: Reversed Stereo
by Daviddude / August 6, 2006 5:56 AM PDT
In reply to: Stereo is reversed

Somewhere in the sound settings, I saw an option to Reverse Stereo. I saw this back when I was running an old computer that had Windows ME installed. I just looked through the sound settings for my Windows XP computer(also running Realtek '97) and can't find that setting. Maybe you can check all of your settings and find this option somewhere.
Good Luck.

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