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

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Windows 8.1 plays only 2 speakers of 5.1 system

I used Windows 7 until this afternoon and my 5.1 sound system worked just fine. My motherboard is a Gigabyte B75M-D3H. I have 3 inputs on the back panel: Line-In Line-Out Mic I was able to ...
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New MoBo, Internal Speaker broken or mis-connected?

I have a new motherboard, MSI H81M-E33. The new case (cooler master elite 110) came with one of those tiny 4-pin speakers, as shown in my picture. Everything seems to work fine, a fresh Win 7 ...
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How to couple connector and speaker wire?

I have a creative sbs380 2.1ch speaker, rat has bitten the green connector plug which is completely damaged I have a 3.5mm audio jack of headset& the two red and green connectors of a headphone. ...
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Horrible noise coming from right speaker

I am not sure what happened, but my right speaker seems to have acquired some demonic possession and is making a horrible high pitched squealing noise. Funny thing is any sound Windows makes sounds ...
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I can only get either the back or front speakers to play on my computer

I just got new speakers, and I can't get them to work properly. My sound card has a blue, green and pink port. The wires from my speakers are black and green. If I plug one or the other into my ...
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Bluetooth speaker cuts out when no audio is being played

Windows 8.1 Bose Soundlink Mini I have a Bose soundlink Mini paired with my Windows 8.1 computer. It works great for music, but if no sound is played for a few seconds then the speaker turns off ...
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Speaker sound volume drops when microphone is active

Whenever the microphone is used by some application, the speaker volume drops about 50%. Even if I open the sound device settings, the volume drops because the microphone will be activated. I already ...
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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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How to Record Both Mic Audio and Speakers while using headset

I'm trying to record my screen with sound at the same time, but right now, my jack stopped working (it's with the red light) and I have to use a headset so that I can have sound on my Mac. So my ...
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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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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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How to prevent unauthorized access to bluetooth speakers?

I have the Soundsticks Wireless speakers. They support bluetooth but also have a regular 3.5mm audio jack. My issue is that neighbors can pair with the speakers and play audio and I don't know how to ...
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How to feed my speaker to my microphone?

I am chatting on gtalk and want the following things to happen: I am listening a song in Windows Media Player and I want my friend on the gtalk to hear what I am playing on my PC simultaneously I ...
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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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How to get headphones and speakers working at the same time?

I have a Gigabyte P55-UD3 motherboard which comes with a Realtek sound card and audio header for the front panel. My headset is permanently connected to the front panel (mic in, headphones in) and I ...
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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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Why only the left speakers are working?

I've just bought a 5.1 speakers and only the left side speakers and the center are working. If I plug in the speakers to my mp3 player than each speaker is working, so the speakers are good. I have ...
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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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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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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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Samsung NP-100SP No sound from speakers

I have serious problem, I bought Samsung NP-N100SP notebook I installed windows 7 and all drivers. But there is no sound from the speakers, when I put headphones I get sound. The driver (Realtek ...
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Sound only from the right speaker

I'm using S/PDIF and I only get sound from the right speaker plus the subwoofer. I've checked the balance settings: Adjusting #1 does nothing. Adjusting #2 affects the right speaker. I've also ...
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Use Simple Mic and Speaker at a time Live

I was thinking to use my mic and speakers together as a Live scenarion. I am having laptop (Dell Latitude E6400). First of all is it possible?? If you don't got my point then please something in ...
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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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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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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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Why both headphones and speakers are active on my windows 8.1?

When I plug in my headphones into my laptop, speakers remain active. I have mute speakers mixer so they don't play sounds when headphones are plugged in, but the problem is, some of applications only ...
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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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How to auto-pair a bluetooth speaker with a mac?

I bought a bluetooth speaker (Creative Inspire S2). It connects to my Macbook Pro, but I have to manually pair them every time (say if the machine wakes up from stand-by/sleep mode). Is there a way ...
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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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How can I disable the feature where OSX launches iTunes when external speakers are connected?

There is that feature where iTunes gets automatically launched on OSX when an external speakers are connected (Bluetooth or 3.5mm jack headphones). I happen to prefer another application to listen to ...
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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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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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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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How can I separate my speaker and headphones sound?

I am using Windows 7, and I want to separate the sounds of my headphones and speakers so I can talk to my friends on Skype while my parents are listening to music on the speakers. Is there any way I ...
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Possible speaker damage because of MP3 file?

I came across this voice-record from Madonna, which upon playing, made a terribly loud cracking sound. After I played this, I'm pretty sure that there was some damage to the speakers since I'm very ...
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Is it possible to switch between earphones and built-in monitor speakers?

When I plug my earphones into the front panel of my CPU, I get sounds from my earphones. When I unplug it, it goes to the default built-in speakers of the monitor. Is it possible to set through a ...
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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 ...