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Windows 7 / 8 tool for amplifying sound / equivalent to pavucontrol?

I'm watching live streamed videos, but the volume sometimes is barely loud enough. With Windows, I can only turn the system volume and the flash volume up to maximum, and then bad luck if that's ...
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How can I get a WiFi signal inside a walk-in freezer?

I need to amplify our WiFi signal into a large walk-in freezer. Currently, the signal gets everywhere around the freezer, but does not penetrate the steel walls. What would be the best and cheapest ...
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How to amplify the audio in a video file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to increase the volume for an avi file What is the simplest way I can amplify the audio in a video file (.avi, .mpg, .flv, etc)? I transfer these videos and watch ...
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Over-Amplification of Volume in VLC or any Media Player harmful to speakers or a myth?

On a laptop purchase from a reputed store, I was instructed not to use VLC Media Player volume more than 100%. I come across this statement very often. I actually see Over-amplifying the volume as a ...
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How to boost system sound output?

When I use Earphones, I feel that my system output is very low, I have set all the volume output to maximum in "control panel\Sounds and Audio devices", but still not satisfactory. May be my ...
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how to increase TX power of Alfa AWUS036H up to 33dbm in Windows or Linux

i want to increase TX power of my AWUS036H card up to 33dbm to resolve cable loss problems. i'm using LMR-200 12M extension cable. i used to do this in Kali Linux by following this commands: # ...
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How can I prevent static when PC is plugged into an amplified speaker system?

I've plugged a computer into an amp, using a 1/8 inch male extension cord, into a female adapter, that adapts into a male microphone 1/4 end. That being said, the amp sits at about half volume all the ...
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How do I connect my sound card to an amplifier?

I have a computer with an integrated sound card, and speakers. I have an audio system with a tuner (amplifier) and A and B speakers in a different part of the house. How can I wire things up so that I ...
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How to boost playback volume in real time on media recorded with a very low volume

I have never heard a satisfactory answer to this often misunderstood question, let me explain. Lets say I have a sound card and earphones/speakers that can play back audio loud enough in most cases. ...
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ffmpeg volume parameter format

ffmpeg's -vol parameter is confusing me. 256 => normal (i guess meaning same as input volume, no change) 512 => (double the volume - read this somewhere). So what to do for 3 times the ...
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Can't get any input from mic jack connected to an electric guitar?

I recently bought an electric guitar and since i don't have an amp i use the instructions on instructables website on How to use your computer as a guitar amplifier and install guitar rig and the asio ...
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How To Enable Windows Microphone Amplifier

I just bought a new microphone for my Windows PC which I plugged into my external USB SoundBlaster X-Fi Pro. It works, but if I'm away for more than 30cm the recorded voice is almost silent. ...
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Chrome OS (CR-48) mic boost?

The built in mic is way too quiet. It seems to be line level and needs boosted. Is there a way to do this?
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wireless headset and voice amplification

If a line-in mic will amplify my voice over the computer speakers, why won't my wireless headset do the same? It interacts with the computer in all capacities except as an amplifying device.
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How to split audio into multiple channels from optical S/PDIF or 1/8"?

I have a motherboard which has an optical S/PDIF output or 1/8". I'd like to "split" that signal into the appropriate channels so that I can then connect that to the wires behind my car's headunit ...
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How to amplify a USB signal for long range applications? [duplicate]

I have a long range wired application (over 5 meters). I have tried using a wire extender, But the computer is not able to detect my device(a USB camera). I tried using a USB 2.0 Hub. The computer ...
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How can i connect my amplifier output to my PC

I would like to know whether it is possible to connect my Yamaha amplifier to my computer. I'm very scared to do this, because some say that the output from my amplifier would cause my sound card to ...
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Can anyone recommend any basic Amplifier software for Macs? [closed]

I have some speakers connected via the headphone jack and want to control the bass etc. Currently all music is played through iTunes.
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New motherboard not outputting right audio channel to splitter

Just finished setting up my OS' after upgrading RAM, motherboard and CPU and quickly discovered that audio wasn't outputting correctly. I currently use a HD650 paired with a Schitt Asgard 2 which in ...
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Set windows audio volume to fixed 100%

I have my PC connected to an external amplifier and want to prevent any application from adjusting the master volume. Is this possible?
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How to test an optical cable?

So I want to connect my PC to an amplifier using a TOSLINK cable. The sad thing is, that it simply doesn't work, no sound. I have only one optical cable, and i can't test it on another device. When i ...
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Looking for a well designed USB 3.0 (active) extension cable

My Host is USB 3.0 I have a 2.0 (bus powered) device. Are 2.0/3.0 hybrid hubs used inside the active boosted female end of extension cables ? Or do most manufacturers just stick separate 2.0 and 3.0 ...
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No HDMI signal with i3 + Denon amp

My setup used to worked perfectly : Windows 10 + i3 4330 --HDMI--> Denon amplifier --HDMI--> Samsung TV One day, I got a power outage. But once it went back, my HTPC stopped sending signal to my ...
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Make different programs output to different soundcards

I want to upgrade my "computer room" a bit by buying an amplifier and a pair of speakers so everybody in the room can listen on music from my computer. But at the same time I want to play some games ...
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Connecting headphone output of soundcard with speaker amplifier?

I have a soundcard, but I don't know which model. There are four 3,5mm outputs. My speaker amplifier is connected to the 3,5mm output which I previously used for some 20 Dollar active speakers and ...
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Is it possible to amplify 3w 4ohm speaker using any software?

My PC has integrated sound card. The interface of Audio output is "Realtek". my speaker is "DAIN 4ohm 3watt" https://www.adafruit.com/product/1314 and it has a controller with few capacitors, few ...