can i get my 5.1 speakers to work

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by greenbreadmmm, Jun 28, 2007.

  1. greenbreadmmm macrumors regular

    Jun 4, 2007
    i searched and couldnt find an answer sorry if there is one, but i got hte mbp and i jsut realized my speakers are only playing in the front and middle how do i get hte back to turn on, i only have the green cable plugged in, is there a way to plug in the others , or is there a software thing i need. let me know thanks
  2. hvfsl macrumors 68000


    Jul 9, 2001
    London, UK
    You need speakers with a digital optical connection if you want 5.1 sound.

    If they don't, you will need some new speakers or a new sound card for your Mac.

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