In addition to taking up and transferring an analogue 5.1 signal via 6 cinch connections, you can simultaneously connect your ControlStation 2 to up to two analogue stereo signal sources.
You can easily switch between the various signal sources using the buttons on the front of the ControlStation 2 or by using the supplied remote control. You can also control the volume or set the mute for the entire system in this way.
In a nutshell: you save yourself hours of tedious fumbling around with cables connecting and disconnecting different devices. Headphones and microphone
Now you no longer have to crawl around under the desk to get to the rear of the computer – you can connect your microphone and headphones directly and permanently via the ControlStation 2.Ideal for telephony and gaming – the required headsets can, of course, also be used ... Adaptable
With the ControlStation 2 you boost weak subwoofer levels from some 5.1 signal sources by up to +10 dB. Bass – even without a subwoofer output
If your source device has no subwoofer output, you can simply switch from 5.1 mode to 5.0 mode on the ControlStation 2. The bass signal will be extracted from two front channels and mixed to form a subwoofer channel. Surround and stereo
The ControlStation 2 splits analogue stereo signals between all five speakers plus the subwoofer using its internal surround matrix.
In other words, it enables you to enjoy your MP3 or CD collection in wonderful surround sound. True, this is not quite the same quality as genuine surround sound, but it certainly sounds better than standard stereo or mono.
Music CDs are generally only supplied in stereo format. By using the “Pure” mode, you can deactivate the upmix to all speakers and listen in pure stereo. Connecting to an iPod, CD player, MP3 player, DJ mixer, Discman, etc.
You can connect the signal source to the Aux 2 or Aux 3 input on the ControlStation 2 using a standard mini-jack cinch cable or a normal stereo cinch cable.
You can connect up to two stereo source devices to the ControlStation 2 at one time. Use the remote control to switch between sources. Connecting to a PC, Blu-ray player, DVD player or HD receiver
If your PC has six individual mini-jack outputs, you can connect these to the 5.1 input on the ControlStation 2 using three mini-jack cinch cables. Connect the loudspeaker system to the 5.1 output on the ControlStation with three stereo cinch cables. If your Blu-ray player, DVD player or HD receiver has an analogue 5.1 output, connect this using 3 stereo cinch cables to the 5.1 input on the ControlStation 2.
If these surround sound signal sources do not have an analogue 5.1 output, use the analogue stereo output (if available). This can then be connected to the Aux 2 or Aux 3. Signal cables and speaker cables
You can find suitable cable sets in our accessories area. With the 5.1 control cable set, you will be well equipped for most applications.