What is 5 1 Surround Sound?

5.1 surround sound is simply stereo that has multiplied. In a 5.1 surround sound system you have two stereo front speakers and two stereo surround or rear speakers. That is how the stereo gets multiplied. Then a single center left and right speaker is added to the mix. The system is complete with a subwoofer unit that handles all the low frequency sounds.You can find more information here: