IMPORTANT The lightning flash with arrowhead, within TO PREVENT THE RISK OF ELECTRIC an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE SUBWOOF- the user of the presence of uninsulated ER’S COVER. NO USER-SERVICEABLE “dangerous voltage” within a product’s en- PARTS INSIDE.
REPLACEMENT PARTS - When replace- ment parts are required, be sure the ser- vice technician has used replacement parts specified by Cambridge SoundWorks or have the same characteristics as the original part. Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric shock, or other hazards.
Introduction hank you for purchasing PCWorks FourPointSurround by Cambridge SoundWorks. PCWorks FourPointSurround lets you experience the full potential of the multichannel sound encoded in today’s latest computer software. We think you will find it adds an exciting new dimension to computer sound and gaming.
The satellites used for the Save the carton and its inserts in case rear left and right channels can be you need to transport your PCWorks placed on the desktop, on floor FourPointSurround system later. stands, or attached to other sites with hook and loop fasteners.
Speaker Placement 5. Connect the Volume Control to The front left and front right the subwoofer and then to the satellites should be placed to the sound card line outputs. sides of the monitor. When placing 6. Connect the power supply satellites on the desktop, install adapter.
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Satellite Connections One pair of satellites has 9 feet (3 meter) cables and one pair has 12 feet (4 meter) cables. Typically, the satellites in the rear will require longer cable lengths, but the satellites are otherwise identical. If you need extra cable length for the front channel satellites, use the ones with longer cable there instead.
Attaching The Desktop Stands For most applications, the satellite speakers should be used with their desktop stands. Install each stand by inserting it into the “T” shaped socket in the back of each satellite. Make sure to feed the wires through the cut-out in the top of the desktop stands (see diagram C).
Power Supply Adapter Confirm that the power switch is in the “OFF” position. Insert the power supply’s AC plug into the appropriate receptacle. Insert the small DC connector into the “12V DC IN” receptacle on the back of the subwoofer.
The Volume Control The PCWorks FourPointSurround minijack of your soundcard (see system comes with a separate diagram I). Leave the “R” LINE wired Volume Control, designed to plug unconnected. Connect the be positioned close at hand and affixed with the semipermanent LINE/FRONT OUT mounting strip.
Remove remaining paper strip. Press control firmly against mounting surface (desktop, keyboard or monitor). Adjusting Output Level In most instances, the PCWorks If the PCWorks FourPoint- FourPointSurround Volume Control Surround’s maximum output is will be the most convenient way to still not sufficient at the extreme adjust the overall playback level.
LEVEL FRONT REAR REAR FRONT Important Playback Levels PCWorks FourPointSurround is intended for individual or small group listening and will achieve surprisingly high output levels. However, playing the system continuously at overly loud, distorted levels on heavy bass program material may cause its internal fuse to blow.
Optimizing The Sound Of Your System Have a clear line of sight from your results from the subwoofer placed listening position to the satellites. on the floor in a corner. The least This prevents their higher frequen- bass output results with the unit cies from being blocked.
4 ohm load at less than 1% total harmonic distortion, at 100Hz: 10 watts RMS. These specifications apply to a PCWorks FourPointSurround operating from a 120 VAC line and a 12V DC power adapter. Technical Support Inside U.S.A., Canada and Latin America Creative Labs Inc.