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

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Will my speakers be damaged if I play extreme frequencies through them?

I noticed my laptop struggling to play low frequencies and unsmooth periodic functions like square and sawtooth waves. Instead of low noises it sounded like a cell phone vibrating on a hard table. Is ...
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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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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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Connecting a JVC home theatre speaker to a computer

I am using a JVC sound system with my TV, and I recently bought a new center speaker to the JVC. I love using spare gadgets to create something, so I decided to use the replaced center speaker with my ...
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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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Very low sound in Windows 10

Been googleing around for a few days now on that problem, nothing seems to work. The sound coming out of the speakers is very, VERY low. It does so since I updated to Windows 10 and then resetted to ...
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Lenovo X1 Carbon, Win7 - speakers do not mute when plugging in headphones

I have a Lenovo X1 Carbon running windows 7. When I plug in headphones the internal speakers do not mute. Also, the mic input seems to come from internal mic, even when a headset is connected. The ...
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Internal speaker silent but headphones work

I re-installed a fresh copy of Windows 7 on my Lenovo Thinkcentre M57, but since then, the internal speaker remains silent(but headphones work). I tried to install various drivers (AC'97, etc...), ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 system....
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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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How do you disable speakers but enable headphones in Windows 7?

My computer has internal speakers. I want it to never play sound from the speakers, but I want my headphones to work. How do I do that?
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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 I ...
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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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Buzzing noise feedback from speakers when large amounts of text present on monitor?

This is quite possibly the most ridiculous question I've ever asked. I'm not a tech novice by any means whatsoever, but I'm also definitely not crazy. This has been going on for quite some time now ...
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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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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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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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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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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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My headphones are working properly but my speakers are not

Im using Windows 7 Ultimate now and i have a problem with audio. My speakers are working but they don't make any sound on movies/songs/browser/game audio. I tried: Reinstalling driver Disabled ...
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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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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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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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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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What is the optimal volume when using external speakers with my Mac?

I was wondering whether there is an optimum volume I should set on my Mac when using an external pair of speakers. Should I set the Mac's volume to the max and then control volume with the knob on my ...
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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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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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How to output microphone directly to speakers?

I want my microphone to directly output to my laptop's speakers. I'm able to do something along these lines by recording then playing, but I want to do it live. Any suggestions how to do this?
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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 ...