Speakers are devices that convert audio signals to sound and amplify it to allow users to hear it.

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How to use UE mini boom as Bluetooth speaker on windows 8?

I have paired my ue mini boom speakers with my laptop via bluetooth. I've done some googling and been told to follow these steps: " Once your speaker is paired and connected, you’ll have to select ...
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What does Mono Mix in Windows 7 do?

When you right click on the volume icon, select playback devices, and click properties on "speakers and headphones" and go to levels, there is an option called "mono mix" which only has the mute ...
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I have Creative 5.1 inspire 5200 speakers plugged in to onboard audio card, but the bass of subwoofer is not that effective

i have connected all the L/R and subwoofer wires in the 3.5mm jacks provided on audio card as well as on back of the subwoofer. Bass coming through the subwoofer is very low as compared to front and ...
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I can't set up default speaker [Win 8.1]

I couldn't find a question that matched my problem here, so if ther is already solution here, sorry for opening new thread. I baught recntly new stationary computer with windows 8.1 and one of the ...
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Getting external speakers to work on HP Pavilion 400 slimline desktop [closed]

I just got a brand new desktop PC, HP 400-314 model, and my Insignia speakers are not working at all. They are plugged into the correct jack; that being the lime green port on the back of the PC. It ...
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Static sound coming from headphones on Windows 8 laptop

I just bought a Dell Inspiron 17 laptop with Windows 8. When I first plug my headphones into the audio jack it works and it's initially silent. However, after I finish playing any sound from any app ...
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Strange noise on my ASUS notebook speakers

I just bought an Asus K56CB notebook. I immediately replaced original platter hard drive with my SSD I had in my previous laptop (no re-installation, just remove from previous and replace in new). I'm ...
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How do I get CTL 220UW Built-in Speakers to work on Windows XP?

I have a old Windows XP Computer that I just put a New Monitor onto. My Mom had to use my speakers. So now I have NO audio output whatsoever. I know the monitor has built-in speakers, But I can't ...
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ALSA/Pulse: How to AVOID upmixing in 6-channel mode?

So, I have the following setup: Gigabyte B75M-D3V motherboard w/ Intel HD Audio (Realtek ALC887-VD chip) Linux 3.17.4 x86_64 Debian testing (jessie) Originally, I was using straight ALSA, because ...
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Windows 7 redirect sound from to speakers to just one speaker

I have a pc with windows 7 installed and a speaker connected at the rear (one connection two speakers). The problem is that the right speaker does not receive signal beacause a problem with the cable. ...
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Audio Input and Output problems

There's a problem with my audio that I searched all over Google but never found an answer. So what happens is that when I plug earphones in, the sound would come out from the speaker instead. In order ...
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Is there any difference between computer speakers and a hi-fi?

At my parents house I used my computer hooked up to my stereo, I got my sound through there. It always sounded much better than typical cheap little £20 computer speakers. Now I have moved elsewhere ...
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Three pins, six channels

I hqve a set of Logitech X530 speakers which have 5 speakers and a sub. After moving apartment, I no longer have the two rear speakers, just front left, front right, center and the sub (they were ...
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How to separate Onboard soundcard sound from USB Headphones

I would like to use my onboard soundcard (Realtek) to play music out of for my wife on the speakers, While I use my USB headphones to listen to and play a video game. I know it's possible as I've done ...
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Disable only one internal speaker, but not the corresponding headphone - Linux

Is there a way that I can have sound on both speakers if I plug in headphones but only on the right (internal) speaker if I don't plug in anything? I'm using Debian 7 on a dell xps m1530 machine ...
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The quadraphonic speakers stay silent

So I have two amplifiers set up, one plugged in the normal R/L speaker output and the other one in the subwoofer/center output. I've got speakers connected to each amp and have confirmation they both ...
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Is the 3.5mm audio jack socket on the Fujitsu Siemens 23 3230T monitor a line in or a line out?

I have a Fujitsu Siemens 3230T monitor, which offers HDMI input and can play sound, albeit badly, over internal speakers. There is also a 3.5 audio jacket that I thought was to direct the sound from ...
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How do you connect Logitech X-540 5.1 speakers to a MacBook with one audio output?

I usually connect my Logitech X-540 5.1 speakers to my desktop PC. This PC has rear, front, and center audio outputs in the back, perfect for 5.1 speakers. Recently, this PC started freezing and ...
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Network speaker works fine in AirPlay and iTunes, but does not show in Windows Media Player

Trying to connect to a networked speaker. The speaker appears in the networking list as connected and functioning device, but does not appear in the Sound card under playback devices. BTW, I can ...
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Internal and Bluetooth speaker 'virtual' wiring

I'm trying to run internal speakers and bluetooth speakers at the same time. I have a Samsung ATIV 5 with Win 8.1, and a Bose Soundlink Mini. My Samsung has built in Bluetooth capacity, and JBL sound ...
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How to set up Windows 7 to be able to switch between headphones and 3.1 sound system?

I use the integrated sound system (motherboard) which works with the Realtek HD Audio Manager. I have it set up like this: Note that there is no 3.1 option only Quadrophonic and Stereo I do not ...
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Windows 8: “Listen to this device” under Stereo Mix has no effect

Alright, so background first: I want to put my speakers and headphones on separate devices, but I also want audio to play on both devices at the same time. I plan to do this by enabling Stereo Mix ...
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Windows 8.1 Laptop sound not playing through speakers

My Dell Latitude 6520 is facing the following problem: sound will only play through connected headphones; no audio through speakers, once the headphones are disconnected. I have uninstalled and ...
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How to fool Google Chrome to stereo speaker configuration?

I'm using Windows 7 and my speaker configuration is surround (5.1). I don't have any problem with games or my MP3 player. Games have surround output and it works perfect. MP3 player's output is stereo ...
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Airplay and disconnection: the music cuts frequently

I use my mac (on maverick) with an airplay speaker and I have a some disconnection problems. Frequently, the music is cut and doesn't restart automatically. It's impossible to use speaker with it. So ...
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How to force rear speakers play the same as front ones under Windows?

I have Gigabyte GA-B85M-D3H motherboard with embedded audio. I have connected simple desktop speakers to "front" socket and my big stereo system to "rear" socket. On my previous motherboard ASUS ...
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Multiple output bluetooth speakers

I have two Harman Kardon Onyx Studio bluetooth speakers. I want to play audio through both of them at the same time. I try and connect them through Audio Midi on MBP, and make a multiple output ...
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Windows 7 sound output through HDMI and Speaker at the same time

I would like to output the audio of a game through HDMI and through speakers at the same time. I can only setup one default device. A solution I often find on the internet is using Wave Stereo Mix or ...
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Airplay disconnection: port unreachable

I use my mac (on maverick) with an airplay speaker and I have a disconnection problem. Sometime, the music is cut without specific reason. So I do some tests and I found some trails but I don't know ...
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how can I use internal speakers on a thinkpad?

I want to use an external mic (regular headphone jack) and internal speakers. when I connect the microphone, it works well, but then I can't hear a thing (I use Skype). I tried to change input/output ...
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Windows Vista laptop speakers and bluetooth speakers

Can I listen to my laptop radio at the same time as on the bluetooth speakers? Bluetooth is new to me.
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Speakers stops working when volume is turned up to 50% or more

I have a Lenovo G400s laptop running Windows 7 Ultimate. Everything's perfect except my sound. The speakers work fine when I play any song and set the volume to 40%, but it ceases to work as soon as I ...
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Can I use my iPad charger to power speakers rated 1.2W? [closed]

They are USB-powered but I want to play music from my ipad which can't supply them with power so I need a power supply. I was wondering if I could simply use the iPad charger to power the speakers. On ...
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External speaker

I have a new Lenovo laptop. When I plug in external speakers or headphones it plays perfectly -- however when I plug in a large external monitor the sounds quits playing in either configuration. The ...
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Left channel sound comes out of desktop speaker and right channel sound comes out of laptop speaker

I have a Toshiba Laptop with Windows 8 and a pair of Bose desktop speakers. When I do tests from the playback devices, the Realtek control panel and a youtube speaker test it will always play the ...
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Windows 7 Free Screen Capture with Audio From Speakers [closed]

I've done some searching and tinkering, and have been impressed with the difficulty of doing something that I think should be standard, built in functionality to an OS. I'm looking for a general ...
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Win7 Audio: save and restore balance/volume profiles (7.1/5.1 speaker setup)

I'm looking for a program or scriptable solution to save and restore audio profiles quickly. Right now i adjust the balance levels manually 1~2 times a day which is a daunting task. I want to have ...
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Stopping laptop speakers from playing alongside headphones

I recently bought a new Acer Aspire V 13. Having problems listening to headphones because the inbuilt laptop speakers keep playing when I plug in headphones, and I want to be quiet. I have Realtek HD ...
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How to balance speakers using a microphone?

I am sure in a past version of windows I was able to balance the left and right speaker by using a microphone. However, in windows 8 I do not see this feature in the sound control panel. It may have ...
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How to test if speaker is playing the sound programatically?

Is there a way to determine if speakers are playing the sound, given that there is no microphone to detect this. I have an embedded system running Linux on ARM target board. I want to device a power ...
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Speaker Buzzing But No Phone Nearby

Speakers buzz when a phone calling or receiving a call is nearby. My phone isn't nearby the speakers nor in a call, and I even tried turning it off. My speakers are still buzzing with that same noize. ...
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Speakers has a lower volume than actual volume output from system

This started happening a while ago. I realized the volume I hear is very low. I opened up the volume control panel and I see the speakers are outputting a lower volume than "System" (it is only ...
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Why does my speaker system go “whoomph” every few minutes?

I have an old Creative Inspire 5.1 surround system hooked up to the computer I use with a movie projector. The speaker system has recently begun to give off a weird sort of discharge sound, and it ...
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How do I enable the integrated speakers on my monitor?

I hope this is the right site otherwise please let me know which site to go to. I have an HP 2010i monitor with integrated sound. Right now I am using normal speakers but I want to switch to the ...
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Linux ALSA: No sound out from internal speaker

There is no audio output when running "Test Speakers" in Sound Preferences -> Hardware -> pcsp. The internal speaker worked fine under Windows. Sound can, however, be heard when headphones or a ...
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How to determine the sound level of computer speakers without external tools?

Is this feasible with some sound program? Sadly, I don't possess the manual or written information. I agonise over ...
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Setting both back AND front end audio as usable…?

OK so I want to have one set of outputs playing on my speakers, and another playing on my headphones. I have both back and front panel audio, so I just figured I could plug my HEADPHONES into the ...
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Sound redirected to speaker output

I have a Toshiba Satellite L755 - 180 laptop with Win7 64-bit. The problem is that when Skype is open (especially during a call) and I start playing a Youtube video all sound is redirected to the ...
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Send audio to all outputs with individual level control

I have some head phones hooked up to the front jack and some speakers hooked to the rear. In the Realtek Audio Manager I disabled front panel jack detection so I get sound out of both. However I would ...
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Is there a limit on an audio file's volume level? [closed]

I'm just wondering, is there a reasonable limit on how loud a sound can be in an audio file? By "reasonable", I mean something that can be hit easily and not a technical limitation of 32-bit integers ...