Re: Microsoft Digital Sound System 80
I have a Microsoft Digital Sound System 80 (DSS 80) that the Subwoofer has
stopped working. The Left and Right speakers are working fine. The master
volume on the Right speaker works fine as well as the volume control on the
screen and they are syquronized (sp?) with each other. However, the volume
control for the Subwoofeer on the Right speaker does nothing. Is there a fix
for this? I am using the DSS 80 with Windows XP so I am unable to load the
> Like many Microsoft branded products this was a one version only product.
> Unlike Vista the Microsoft speakers were a good value for the money. For
> reasons I cannot explain the conncectors for one of the speakers simply fell
> into one of the boxes, presumably the glue holding them deteriorated. after
> just a couple of years of use in a cool, dry environment.
> The comparisons to Vista are inevitable . . .
> I beleive there were more disadvantages to using them via the usb port than
> via the 3 pin stereo connected to your sound card or motherboard sound.
> Hence you really do not need drivers for them if yours still work.