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HP Pavilion Power 580-154NG Desktop PC
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

Hi there!
I'm trying to use the 5.1 sound on my Pavilion Power 580-154NG Desktop PC, which was sold with a standard stereo outlet.
The mainboard definitely supports 5.1-Surround-Sound.
It is just not equipped with the necessary hardware to connect a 5.1 sound system.
HP Support says: Additional hardware is necessary to use the 5.1-Surround-Sound.  🤔

Question:   What type of hardware is needed and do I have to physically manipulate the mainboard?

THX for your help

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Using 5.1 sourrond sound on a Tampa2 Mainboard

@HtheF 

 

Its specs

 

    https://support.hp.com/ca-en/document/c05868836

 

It has few audio ports at its back.

 

           audio5.png

 

You need (have to buy) a suitable 5.1 speakers system to connect to port 1 or port 8 above. For example

 

       https://www.windowscentral.com/best-51-speakers-pc-gaming

 

Regards.

Note: I will move this post to Desktops area

  

BH
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First of all... thanks for your answer! 

I am truely aware of the fact, that the mainboard itself won't produce any sound w/o a speaker or speaker system and the necessary amplification  (exept for maybe the system beeps).

However, my question was aimed in a different direction. 

The following sentence can be found in the HP System description you mentioned:

"High Definition (Azalia) 5.1 channel audio support"     ....and then...

"NOTE: 

The motherboard supports 5.1 surround sound. If the computer does not have the required audio jacks for a 5.1 configuration, additional hardware is required to use 5.1 surround sound."
 
Well..... yes, got it ....  but what type of additional hardware is needed to change the 3 port (jack) audio connector ( line in, -out and Mic-in) into the needed 6-port connector for the advanced audio system?
Or do I need to use an adapter for the SPDIF port (if possible) ...
 
Thx again
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