SoundWave 5.1 PCI Quick Installation Guide Introducing the SoundWave 5.1 PCI The SoundWave 5.1 PCI transforms your PC into a home theater system with multi-channel surround sound. Features and Benefits • • • • • MPU-401 compatible MIDI/game port interface* Customize Internet audio with the power and surround sound of EAX™ audio technologies Conforms to PCI specification, revision 2.2 and PC99 specification Supports multi-channel music, games and DVD's on 2, 4, 6 (5.1) speaker systems Built-in 16 bit full duplex CODEC with DLS-based wavetable music synthesizer, supports DirectMusic™ *Gameport not supported in Vista 32-bit/ Windows 64-bit System Requirements • • • Pentium® II 366 MHz or equivalent PC with an available PCI slot Windows® 2000 / XP (32-/64-bit) / Server 2003 (32-/64-bit) / Vista (32-/64-bit) DirectX 8.1 or above is required 04-0359B 1 Package Contents • • • SoundWave 5.1 PCI Driver CD Quick Installation Guide Layout Line In Mic In F-Out R-Out CD In Aux In Cen/Sub Out * Game/Midi *Game port not supported in Vista 32-bit/Windows 64-bit. Figure 1: Layout Note: You can connect to both CD-In and Aux-In at the same time. However, only one CD-In can be connected at one time. Leave the jumpers in the default position. There is no need to change this setting. 2 Rear Connectors LINE In: This connector provides line-in function. MIC: This connector provides microphone in function. Front Out: This connector provides front source output, you can connect one set of active speakers or headphone. Rear Out: This connector provides rear sound source output, you can connect one set of active speakers or headphone. Center/Subwoofer Out: This connector provides center and subwoofer (LFE) sound source output, you can connect one set of active speakers. Game/MIDI: This is a 15 pin D-sub connector. It can be used with standard MIDI adapters or joysticks. (Not supported in Windows Vista and Windows 64-bit) CD In (internal): This connector can be used to attach CD-ROM or DVDROM audio cable. There are two different connectors. Select the connector that matches your audio cable. Aux In (internal): This connector can be used to connect other audio output devices. 3 Hardware Installation It is recommended that you remove any previously installed sound card drivers before installing the SoundWave 5.1 PCI to avoid any conflicts. If previously installed drivers are not removed, the SoundWave 5.1 PCI may not function properly. General instructions for installing the card are provided below. Since the design of computer cases and motherboards vary, refer to your computer’s reference manual for further information, if needed. Static Electricity Discharge may permanently damage your system. Discharge any static electricity build up in your body by touching your computer case for a few seconds. Avoid any contact with internal parts and handle cards only by their external edges. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 4 Turn OFF the power to your computer and any other connected peripheral devices. Unplug the power cord from the computer. Remove your computer’s cover. Remove the slot bracket from an available PCI slot. To install the card, carefully align the card's bus connector with the selected PCI slot on the motherboard. Push the board down firmly, but gently, until it is well seated. Replace the slot bracket holding screw to secure the card. Connect one end of the audio cable from your CD-ROM or DVD-player to the CD In on the soundcard. Replace the computer cover and reconnect the power cord. Driver Installation Windows 2000 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Install the board then boot up in Windows. At the Found New Hardware Wizard, click Cancel. Insert the Software CD. Click Start, Run, type D:\2K\setup.exe, then click OK. (Change D: to match your CD-ROM drive letter) Click Next three times. Select Yes, I want to restart my computer now, then click Finish. Windows XP/Server 2003 (32-bit) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Install the board then boot up in Windows. At the Found New Hardware Wizard, click Cancel. Insert the Software CD. Click Start, Run, type D:\XP_2003\setup.exe, then click OK. (Change D: to match your CD-ROM drive letter). Click Next three times. Select Yes, I want to restart my computer now, then click Finish. Windows XP/Server 2003 (64-bit) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Install the board then boot up in Windows. At the Found New Hardware Wizard, click Cancel. Insert the Software CD. Click Start, Run, type D:\XP_2003 x64\setup.exe, then click OK. (Change D: to match your CD-ROM drive letter). Click Next three times. Select Yes, I want to restart my computer now, then click Finish. 5 To Verify Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003 Installation 1. 2. 3. 4. Right click My Computer and click Manage. Select Device Manager. Double-click Sound, video and game controllers, C-Media PCI Audio Device should be displayed. A message This device is working properly is displayed, the driver has been correctly installed. Windows Vista™ 1. 2. 3. 4. Install the board then boot up in Windows. At the Found New Hardware window, click Cancel. Insert Software CD, click Start, in the Start Search box, type D:\Vista\setup.exe, press Enter, then click Allow. (Change D: to match your CD-ROM drive letter). Select Yes, I want to restart my computer now, then click Finish. To Verify Windows Vista Installation 1. 2. 3. 4. 6 Right click Computer, click Manage, click Continue. Select Device Manager. Double-click Sound, video and game controllers, C-Media PCI Audio Device should be displayed. A message This device is working properly is displayed, the driver has been correctly installed Uninstalling the Sound Card Driver Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Click Start, Settings, then Control Panel. Double click Add/Remove Programs. Select C-Media PCI Audio, then click Change/Remove or Add/Remove button. Follow the on screen instructions to uninstall the driver. Restart Windows to complete the installation. Windows Vista 1. 2. 3. 4. Click Start, then Control Panel. Double click Uninstall a Program under Programs. Select C-Media PCI Audio Device, click Uninstall/Change, then click Continue. Select Yes, I want to restart my computer now, then click Finish. Speaker Configuration Windows 2000 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. From the main desktop, click Start, Settings, Control Panel. Click Sounds and Multimedia, select Audio tab. Click Advanced under Sound Playback, then click the Speakers tab. Click the drop down arrow and select your speaker type. Click Apply, then OK to save the settings. 7 Windows XP/Server 2003 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. From the main desktop click Start, Settings, Control Panel. Click Sounds and Audio Devices, click Audio tab. Click Advanced under Sound Playback, then click the Speakers tab. Click the drop down arrow and select your speaker type, click Apply. Click OK to save the settings. Utilities Software Included on the SoundWave 5.1 PCI CD is Xear 3D. Xear 3D is an audio setup utility for your soundcard. Xear 3D quick start icon, located in the system tray by the clock, installs automatically during driver installation. In addition to configuring speaker type, sound effects and listening environment, the utility includes mixer and equalizer software. Simply click on the quick start icon to open the audio setup utility. Note: In Xear 3D, please select six speakers under Analog Output to get the full 5.1 channel capability. 8 Blank Page 9 Blank Page 10 Technical Support and Warranty QUESTIONS? SIIG’s Online Support has answers! Simply visit our web site at www.siig.com and click Support. Our online support database is updated daily with new drivers and solutions. Answers to your questions could be just a few clicks away. You can also submit questions online and a technical support analysts will promptly respond. SIIG offers a 5-year manufacturer warranty with this product. Please see our web site for more warranty details. If you encounter any problems with this product, please follow the procedures below. A) If it is within the store's return policy period, please return the product to the store where you purchased from. B) If your purchase has passed the store's return policy period, please follow these steps to have the product repaired or replaced. Step 1: Submit your RMA request. Go to www.siig.com, click Support, then RMA to submit a request to SIIG RMA. If the product is determined to be defective, an RMA number will be issued. Step 2: After obtaining an RMA number, ship the product. • Properly pack the product for shipping. All software, cable(s) and any other accessories that came with the original package must be included. • Clearly write your RMA number on the top of the returned package. SIIG will refuse to accept any shipping package, and will not be responsible for a product returned without an RMA number posted on the outside of the shipping carton. • You are responsible for the cost of shipping. Ship the product to the following address: SIIG, Inc. 6078 Stewart Avenue Fremont, CA 94538-3152, USA RMA #: • SIIG will ship the repaired or replaced product via Ground in the U.S. and International Economy outside of the U.S. at no cost to the customer. 11 About SIIG, Inc. Founded in 1985, SIIG, Inc. is a leading computer upgrade manufacturer of I/O connectivity products, including PCI & ISA serial and parallel ports, USB, Serial ATA & UltraATA controllers, FireWire (1394a/b), networking, sound cards, and other accessories. SIIG is the premier one-stop source of upgrades. SIIG products offer comprehensive user manuals, many user-friendly features, and are backed by an extensive manufacturer warranty. High-quality control standards are evident by the overall ease of installation and compatibility of our products, as well as one of the lowest defective return rates in the industry. SIIG products can be found in computer retail stores, mail order catalogs, through major distributors, system integrators, and VARs in the Americas and the UK, and through e-commerce sites. PRODUCT NAME SoundWave 5.1 PCI FCC RULES: TESTED TO COMPLY WITH FCC PART 15, CLASS B OPERATING ENVIRONMENT: FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE FCC COMPLIANCE STATEMENT: This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. THE PARTY RESPONSIBLE FOR PRODUCT COMPLIANCE SIIG, Inc. 6078 Stewart Avenue Fremont, CA 94538-3152, USA Ph: 510-657-8688 SoundWave 5.1 PCI is a trademark of SIIG, Inc. 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