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

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Plugin my computer speakers directly to the monitor or onboard soundcard?

I've just finish building my first computer and all works great! I do have a question about my computer speakers. I've connected my computer speakers using the 3.5mm cable to my Ultrasharp DELL ...
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HP vp17 integrated speakers not working

I have a new HP computer running Windows 10. I connected an HP vp17 monitor with integrated speakers that won't work. I have changed the audio cord and checked for updated drivers. When external ...
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Speakers buzzing and can't seem to find a solution

I have Microlab Solo 7C speakers and I've had a lot of problems with buzzing. I have my computer and projector connected to them and if both the computer and projector are turned off the speakers do ...
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Can I enable my Realtek sound card without speakers plugged in?

I have a computer (one of the Gigabyte Brix) running Windows 7. I don't actually need to hear any audio out of it, but some of the software I need to run doesn't work if it can't open an audio output ...
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Cant find driver for F&D Bluetooth speakers for Win 7

I have purchased a Bluetooth 2.1 speaker system A150 X made by Fendaaudio (F&D) (http://fendaaudio.com/). But I was not able connect to the device using Bluetooth from my Toshiba lap top because ...
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MX-552 microphone acting as speaker,

After going through the house looking for a decent microphone, I found a MX-552, and after going and buying a audio jack (because it was a 6.35mm connector) to get it to fit into my computer, it began ...
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Why are my headphones disappearing from Playback devices

When I start my computer, my headphones are set as the default playback device. About 15 seconds after I log into my profile, the headphones make a quick static type sound, and no longer exist in the ...
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Loud noises through 3.5 mm headphone jack when fridge is turning on

I have a MacBook Pro and last time I observed a strange behavior. When the fridge is turning on (to start cooling down again) I get a loud noise through the headphone jack on the external sound ...
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Music playing on my computer speakers at a very low volume when my PC has no apps running

Ok I am not crazy (debatable) but when my PC has no apps running I can hear hip-hop/40's dance music playing through the speakers. When I launch Task Manager it shows me no apps are running. Is this ...
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Bluetooth speaker playback in Ubuntu but not Windows 8.1

The problem happens after I have installed Ubuntu, so although it may seems not directly related I think it will be best to post on this thread as well. I installed Ubuntu 14 LTS on an USB, which ...
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No sound in external speakers

I've connected recently my TV to my PC using HDMI cable. Once it happened, i can't get sound output from my speakers (From the tv everything is fine). I checked the AUX Cable connected to my PC by ...
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Windows 10 computer paired w/ bluetooth speaker, but doesn't send music to speaker

I have a Sengled lightbulb - bluetooth speaker (Pulse Solo C01-A66) that I paired with my Win 10 computer, but I can't get the computer to send the music signal to the speaker. What do I need to do ...
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Cannot switch between speaker and headphones

My laptop has just been acting up and I am not sure what caused it. It used to be a normal laptop for the longest time but lately it is showing some weird signs: When laptop restarts, if headphones ...
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laptop speakers have feedback in windows 10 but not in ubuntu

My system is Acer E5 551G T16Q.In it ,the microphone is placed right between the speakers on the lower side of the laptop. When I use Windows 8.1/10 there is a loud feedback with the microphone turned ...
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HDMI to monitor with no speakers - How to get audio?

I have this spare monitor lying around: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00F6390EI?redirect=true&ref_=s9_im_co_g147_i4 I was thinking of using it to stream videos on. It has no 3.5mm jack or ...
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How to reconnect Bluetooth Headphones automatically, and enable voicemeter re-enable?

I purchased the Kinivo BTH240 Bluetooth Headphones lasst year (2015), and have been listening to audio via both laptop (windows 10) and iphone (ios9). Recently I had asked about how to How to connect ...
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Buzz from external speakers when laptop powers down

I have a set of speakers that have to work nearly the high end of their volume range (maximum volume). When the jack is connected to a powered-on laptop then everything is fine, no buzzing sound ...
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Do all splitters work for headset + mic?

I have a headset with a mic on it, and two different cables, green for audio, pink for mic. However in my laptop there is only a single audio socket, so I think I have to use a splitter. But I wonder ...
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Internal speaker output wattage

I got one problem. I want to find out output of my internal speakers in laptop but I have totally no clue how to do it. I was googling, but there are no relevant answers. I would like to do same with ...
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SmartBoard 680 repeatedly disconnects when sound is played through speakers

We recently changed out a computer from Windows XP to Windows 7. I installed the SmartBoard drivers, made sure we connected to the SmartBoard just fine, and then tested it. After each button press ...
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My audio isn't working after plugging in headphones

I plugged my headphones into my computer, and after I unplugged them, my laptop speakers are no longer working. I tried to plug the headphones back in thinking that maybe the switch in the headphone ...
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Using a single speaker to play e.g. Youtube audio

I thought I'd save money/space by using a single monitor - in most music players I can "downmix to mono" and then shift the balance to full left or right However I cannot downmix Youtube videos and ...
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Boost speaker volume on Surface Pro 3

I use my computer as a stereo sometimes (or just to Rick Roll people), but the volume the Surface Pro 3 speakers provide is so minimal. On the other hand, volume with headphones is excellent. Some ...
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Sound Blaster Z only playing out of left speaker

Just got a new PC using a Sound Blaster Z sound card. A while after starting I noticed that sound was only playing out of the left side speaker. I tried connecting into a different port on the card ...
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Head Phone Microphone

I've notice that when I plug mobile headphones (with a built-in mic) into a computer, the microphone output doesn't come from the actual microphone, but from something inside the speaker itself (the ...
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5.1 Channel Speakers turns on and off randomly every 10 minutes of usage with a 'crackeling' noise

I have 5.1 Channel Creative speakers (Inspire T6100) and they are working fine from last 3-4 years, nowadays after sometime of its usage they kinda makes a popping noise and shuts off automatically ...
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How can i connect a Home Cinema System as speakers on PC?

I have an LG Home Cinema System and I want to use it as my PC's speakers. It has a red socket and a white socket that connect to a normal jack output like a headphone to my PC's MOBO (Asus Z97-K). It ...
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How to connect two bluetooth speakers simultaneously via “Virtual Audio Cable”?

I have two speakers that I need to connect wirelessly via bluetooth. These are standard aux/usb speakers, and presently I've connected one of the speakers via 3.5mm jack to my windows 10 laptop. I ...
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Redirect USB audio output to the speaker | Guitar link interface

If I connect my guitar directly to the line in and use Guitar Rig 5 with ASIO, it'll use the Speakers (Realtek HD Audio) output device exclusively, meaning that I won't be able to play sounds from any ...
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Connecting stereo to laptop audio output gives humming noise

When I connect my stereo to my laptop (Acer Aspire 5750G, running windows 10 x64), I get a very loud humming noise from the stereo. But here are the different scenario's and the effect on the humming ...
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MacBook Air - No internal speaker sound after boot (icon not greyed out + no red light)

I don't know when I've started having this, but with my MacBook Air 2015 13", the volume icon only shows "Headphones" as an output device option. The icon is not greyed out, nor is there any red ...
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Front Audio Jack is not working

My motherboard is ASUS P8H77-M LE. And I have a front panel audio jack. The problem is that upon purchase (1 year ago), I haven't use, even once, the front panel audio jack. Inspecting inside, the ...
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Bluetooth Connection, Trendwoo Blade with OS/X 10.8.5 (EDIT: unsolvable)

I have a new Trendwoo Blade speaker. It's a lovely unit, and pairing with my Galaxy S5 and my 2013 iPod Touch works just fine. I cannot get it to work properly with either of my Macs, a 2012 Mac ...
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Headphones play very low music, voices are just whispers

My headphones are Sony MDR-G45. I was listening to music on my speakers but the sound isn't as good as it is on headphones so I switched to my Sony's. Now everything is very low. It plays music but ...
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“Side Pair” speakers disabled on Realtek speaker configuration

I have a Logitec z506 5.1 speaker set attached to the onboard audio controller of my Asus Maximus-VII Hero motherboard. However I cannot configure the speakers to use the side pair, as that option is ...
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Can a hometheater be connected to PC?

I am planning to buy Samsung 32J4300 TV. And I want to connect Logitech Z-906 5.1 Speaker System with it. Q1. Can it be connected to my TV. I am asking this because I have tried to connect my ...
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How to set audio device priority

I have problem with my audio devices in my computer. I have 3 audio devices: PC Speakers, Headphones, TV Output. I want to switch between them automatically by this rule: If the headphones are ...
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Listen to Mic through Speakers on a Dell Chromebook

I'm aware that in Windows 7 you can play the microphone input out of the computer speakers. I have a Dell Chromebook and am wondering if this is possible on Chrome OS. I checked the Settings areas ...
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Windows 10 Sound Drivers Issue Through Headset/Regular Speakers

I have updated to Windows 10, but every once in a while my sound glitches out and then I can't hear any sounds. Whether it be through my headset or through the regular speakers, no sound comes ...
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How to play audio through both headphones and speakers when headphones are plugged in?

I want to be able to listen to audio through both headphones and speakers when I have headphones plugged in. When I go to manage playback devices (as recommended by other SuperUser posts about this ...
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Bluetooth speaker not automatically being connected

After disabling my Toshiba Bluetooth driver and rolling back to the Windows 8 driver (because I couldn't get to the Enhancements tab) I'm having issues with my speaker automatically connecting. The ...
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Headphones not showing up in playback devices menu - windows 10

I recently upgraded my computer to windows 10 from windows 8.1, and I'd like to set my audio output quality to studio, and apply the same audio enhancements that I used on windows 8.1 . I can't do ...
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Output audio to both internal (conexant) speakers and bluetooth speaker on Windows 8

I have found many threads of people discussing this both on SuperUser and elsewhere, but after several hours I am unable to find any working solution. A couple of old related Questions about this for ...
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Audio solution for multiple inputs and outputs

I have multiple 3.5mm Audio inputs (PC, TV and the ability to expand in the future) and I have multiple 3.5mm outputs which I'd like them to play to (Speakers, a headset and soon to purchase a ...
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VMWare: Making PC Speaker redirect to sound card in dos guest

I'm trying to record some DOS software that uses ONLY PC Speaker as audio output device. Can't use dosbox as these programs doesn't work with it. However, when I've actually tried to run say ...
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Mix front center to LFE in pulse audio in linux

I have creative soundblaster live 24bit card with 7.1 output. However I am connecting the same to a 5.1 channel speaker system which has one lfe/subwoofer (low frequency range), and rest of the ...
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Bad sounding audio from a Sony SRS-X2 Bluetooth when connected to a Dell Inspiron laptop but fine via Android phones

I have a Sony SRS-X2 Bluetooth speaker and I’m trying to get it to work with my Dell Inspiron laptop running Windows 10. It works fine on the two Android phones that i have but when I connect it to my ...
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Force stereo instead of quadrophonic in speaker setup

I use Akai EIE audio interface with ASIO drivers. EIE has 2 stereo outputs, but I regularly use only one of them (I only use the other one when I connect hardware DJ mixers). However, the Windows ...
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Windows 10 5.1 speakers

I have a Realtek sound card and 5.1 speakers. I had windows 7 until about month ago and everything worked perfectly. I had a Realtek "control panel", it contained functionality for the sound card, ...
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Is it possible to redirect input from a microphone to speakers and adjust the output frequency?

I have a testing device, which can check if the other device I’m developing produces sounds at the right moments (volume and frequency tests are out of scope, only timing is important). It has ...