Audio out front speaker jack lost stereo.

Siig Soundwave 5.1 pci
December 30, 2010 at 19:16:00
Specs: Windows XP
I lost stereo through the front speaker audio out jack ( green). This occurred after I did some acoustic recording through the mic input using an acoustic pickup. Now I can only hear right or left on playback depending on how far in the adapter is pushed in.

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December 30, 2010 at 22:17:45
Since there is both left and right sound at the jack I would suspect that there is a fault with the wiring to the ring of the plug.

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December 30, 2010 at 23:58:57
Thanks for your response.

I did try several 1/8 inch plugs and got the same results. When they are fully inserted there only right audio. Perhaps something went wrong with the input jack during recording. I noticed also that the card was not fully secured on the slot and was loose enough to move around slightly. I suppose some wiring may have come loose possibly on that jack. I am wondering if I can switch the rear with the front. though configuration, since recording requires the main audio out jack to work and all other outs are disabled.

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