not getting 5.1 out of Firewave

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by thriii, May 31, 2007.

  1. thriii macrumors 6502

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    I recently got my Firewave and I installed it like it says inside the case but it seems im not getting 5.1 sound.. when I goto the "Audio Midi Setup" and goto multichannel and test the speakers they all come up fine but when i play a song through itunes or watch a movie in iDVD its still 2.1:confused: anythin im doin wrong?
     
  2. CanadaRAM macrumors G5

    CanadaRAM

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    Is both the content and the playing software 5.1?

    The Firewave won't turn stereo source material into 5.1...
     
  3. thriii thread starter macrumors 6502

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    how do i know if its 5.1 or not? And if the firewave doesnt turn everythin into 5.1 so i can play it thru all my speakers what does?
     
  4. khisayruou macrumors 6502a

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