You will need
- - music centre with AUX mode;
- - wire AUX
First, make sure that the music has an AUX. To do this, locate among the available modes on the remote control corresponding button, or view whether the center of the two jacks of different colors on the back panel(usually yellow and red).
Go to the electronics store or radio shack and get the appropriate cable. You can buy a 3.5 mm extension cord.
Connect the cable to the computer via the line out (usually the center hole of the green color on your sound card). The other two insert the plug into the hole for the AUX.
Turn on the center and select the AUX mode, make all the relevant sound settings. In the dialog box, the sound card driver identify the device as a "Speaker" or "Subwoofer". Test the sound.
If there is no sound, run the utility to control the sound driver (its name depends on the model of the sound card). Independently verify the required settings and try to reconnect the cable, check the connections.
If the music centre has the function of video playback, the kit should be a cord that connects to the graphics card via S-Video output. For best quality use an S-Video cable-2RCA. If the plug is not suitable, then to connect, you can use an adapter to RCA which comes with any graphics card. After installing it you can use a cord RCA-2RCA.
Try not to use adaptors for the cords. The more adapters the more the likelihood of a "bad" contacts.
It is also possible to connect the music center through the subwoofer. For this you need to purchase a wire with two bifurcated ends, one of which is inserted instead of speakers in the audio device. The other end should be connected to the music center.
Advice 2: How to choose a speaker system for computers
Before you buy acoustics for a computer, you need to decide how it will be applied. If you are going to only play system sounds and see the animation, you will approach the most simple sound system. If you are going to watch on your computer high-quality video, then there is need to have more powerful speakers.
Acoustics 2.0 and 2.1. This is the simplest acoustic system is a subwoofer, and sometimes without it. Its worth buying if you are not very demanding to computer audio as it allows you to enjoy normal stereo sound. It is suitable for listening to mp3 (because this format can not boast of special quality of sound).
Phonics 4.0 and 4.1. This speaker system is more suited for people playing 3D shooter games. Since this speaker system to cope with the sound effects that are inherent in these games. Although when you listen to music much of a difference between acoustics 2.0 and 4.0, you will not feel.
Acoustics 5.1. If you like to watch movies in DVD format, this speaker system will suit you best, because it supports six-channel sound and has decoders for Dolby Digital, DTS and Dolby Prologic.
Acoustics 7.1 and 7.2. The most expensive speaker system, it is designed for gourmets of sound. With this system you will be able to listen to a truly high-quality sound. Thanks to this system, your computer can be turned into a real home cinema. Usually, this phonics consists of one or two subwoofers and seven satellites. On such systems installed audio processors that decode multichannel sound such as Dolby Digital Surround EX and DTS Surround EX.
Advice 3: How to connect speakers to computer
As the sound device on the computer can be used not only specially bought for this purpose, computer speakers. Suitable, in principle, any audio system, including speakers from the music center.
Prepare to connect the appropriate cord. If at the music center interface audio input (often it is called Aux) sockets of type a Tulip, you will need a cord with two plugs on one end and mini Jack on the other. If the connection will be made through the microphone input, you will need a cord with plugs mini-Jack on both ends. In some models of musical centres can be used socket type Jack for microphone input.
Insert one end of the wire into the appropriate connector on the music centre. The other end into the computer's sound card. As the connectors you want to output audio – Out. Usually on the sound card it is marked in green.
Turn on the music station, the appropriate mode of operation. If you use Aux, you can activate this mode by pressing the corresponding button on the music center. To work microphone connector, typically, does not require the inclusion of special modes, however, some models of musical centres support the increased incoming through the signal connector.
Set to work the sound card. Select the computer "start" – "control Panel" – "Sound". Open the section "Playback" and check the settings of the sound card. If everything is OK, you will see a green tick next to the images of the respective device.
It remains to verify the implemented connections. Adjust the volume at the music center, and on the computer, start any audio file. If you connected everything properly, you will hear a music sound from speakers. Otherwise, once again check that all steps are completed and the connection of the cords, including connecting the speakers with musical center.