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

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Bluetooth speaker connects and then disconnects on my PC (windows 7)

I have been trying to connect my bluetooth speaker with my Windows(7) PC . I have Ubuntu as well (as dual boot) and the speaker just connects fine in that OS. But with Windows it does not connect. I ...
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Speaker producing buzzing noise like tearing on ubuntu 14.04, Lenovo Y500

I am using a dual boot win 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 My speaker works fine on Win 10 but produces buzzing/tearing sound always on Ubuntu. However My headphones work fine with Ubuntu. Thanks in advance
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Why do headphones/speakers go quiet when bass is played? [closed]

Its happened to everyone, your playing an awesome song, then the drop comes and everything goes quiet. Why is it that cheap headphones/speakers are unable to play low bass sounds? And why don't ...
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Speaker static unaffected by volume or audio input

I have a set of KRK Rokit 5 speakers (they are self powered studio monitors, probably about 5 years old. They have a fair bit of irregular buzzing/static noise. Not extremeley loud, but enough that ...
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Why both my speaker only work when plugged directly into laptop?

I have some Logitech LS21 Speakers, when I plug them directly into my laptop (either a Lenovo or a mbp) both the speakers work; however, if I plug them into the subwoofer and then then I plug the ...
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How can I play some audio through speakers, and some through headset?

Is there a setting so that I can choose to have one program play sound through the speakers, and one program play sound through a headset? This question is related to How do you enable speaker ...
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How to “speaker fill” or “ Stereo upmix” (same sound to all 5.1 speakers) Xonar U5?

I Have Xonar U5 connected to my computer via USB and there are 2x2.1 and a separate center speaker all connected to Xonar U5 with 3.5mm. It all works fine except for one very annoying fact that I ...
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Why my bluetooth is choppy and how to test what's wrong?

My bluetooth speakers and headphones are often choppy. Currently I seriously think my bluetooth USB dongle, cliptec, sucks. I wonder if buying a better one would solve the problem. My smartphone ...
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How to transfer sound from my windows 10 PC to a wifi speaker?

I bought 2 Harman Kardon Omni 10. I want to use it as a wireless PC speaker. The speakers have several ways to get data. Cable, bluetooth and wifi. I wonder how can I transfer sound from my PC to the ...
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How do I connect old surround sound to new PC?

How can I connect my old 5.1, HiFi surround sound system (with them AV audio connectors [red and white]) to my new PC (with 3.5mm audio ports) so that the full 5.1 surround sound will work? I have ...
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Audio Jack detection backwards

I have a HP Envy with widows 7. The external speakers not working. When I plug in the headphones Beats Audio says 'You just unplugged a device from the audio jack' , when I unplug the headphones it ...
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Should laptop speakers make popping sound when activated?

In battery mode Windows 10 has a policy of deactivating speakers when they have been idle for some seconds. However, when I open a sound file Windows activates the speakers and this causes them to ...
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Realtek HD Audio latency leading to crackling sounds from the speakers

I have a problem with the Realtek HD Audio speakers driver. Everytime a sound is about to be play, the speakers of the laptop make a crackling sound, similar to the sound of static electricity. I am ...
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PC Speakers RFI. Is it still a thing?

I considering buy a logitech z213 to replace my really old edifier (about six years old). To edifier use to get some interference. They call it RFI apparently. So I googled to find out if z213 has ...
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Headphones/Speakers not detected (Windows 10)

I have just system reset my pc, and I have not previously had this issue. My pc does not detect the speakers that I have plugged into the only jacks on the pc. It simply says that there is nothing ...
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How to duplicate the center/front channel of surround sound to a 2nd (rear) speaker?

We have a 5.1 surround sound system for our TV. My family watches TV while I'm in the back (kitchen) cooking dinner. I can see the 60" TV just fine, but I can't hear the center/front speaker very ...
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random popping sound from subwoofer even when muted or booting; audio sometimes cuts out; headphones still work

I dual boot Ubuntu 15 and Windows 10, and I have been having audio issues for a couple of weeks now in both OSs and even sometimes during boot before either OS starts. My laptop's subwoofer makes a ...
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External computer speaker not working

One of my external computer speakers is not working. Two JBL Platinum Series speakers, about 10 years old, worked fine. I lost the power cord and bought a new one 12VDC 1A and now only the speaker ...
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Sound Issues after Installing GeForce GTX 960 + Chipmunks

EDIT: I have tried installing a Nady HE-1 Hum Eliminator so as to deal with the buzz. Unfortunately, this had no effect when connected to the speakers via the front audio output, and had minimal ...
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PC based wireless audio receiver (…bluetooth?)

The idea: Having one stationary PC+speakers able to receive and play audio from any mobile devices that come and go (android / laptops). One at a time, just have the PC work as remote speakers. My ...
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Use all 5.1 speakers with a Stereo Source / No speaker fill

I've been reading up on how to make for ex. Youtube play sound to all my speakers. I have 5.1 Setup from Samsung which connects with an optical cable to my onboard Realtek soundcard. Latest drivers ...
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realtek HD audio manager - headphones muted on startup

I have a dell Inspiron 1121 with Realtek HD audio manager installed on Windows 7. Audio from internal speakers works fine on startup, but when I have headphones plugged in while the computer is off, ...
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Noise cancellation of PC audio output from microphone input

I am trying to begin streaming games online, and I would like to refrain from using headphones. The stream will consist of game audio and microphone recordings. As such I have external speakers for my ...
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bass not working on Windows 10 with speakers

I have an HP Envy with Windows 10. When I plug in my external speakers, (into the headphones jack) the sound plays perfectly for about 2 seconds, then the bass completely goes away. I have tried ...
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Totally automatic Bluetooth connection to Windows 7 Laptop

I have seen similar questions but nothing exactly describing my problem. I have a dell Inspiron laptop running Windows 7. Recently, I bought a set of IWANTIT ISBT10013 wireless Bluetooth speakers. ...
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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 ...