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

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Simultaneously record microphone and speakers

Ok, I know this has been asked multiple times on every website imaginable but I've still never been able to get an actual answer, so I'm hoping my asking this won't be a waste of time. I have a ...
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Mint 17 with Gigabyte motherboard: no audio from rear audio port

I just installed Mint 17. I'm having an issue getting audio from the rear audio port. When I plug either my headphones or speakers into the front port on the case, the audio works fine, but when I ...
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Can I play audio on my speakers and headset at the same time?

I was wondering if it is possible to use both my speakers and headset at the same time, but for different programs. For example, I would like my headset to be on skype, but i'd also like my speakers ...
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How do I configure what connector maps to which speaker?

I have a Medion Erazer X6811 laptop running Windows 7. I'm trying to plug in this 5.1 channel headphone which works like 5.1 speakers. I plugged the 3 connectors into the laptop, and set the computer ...
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Good quality audio conferencing without a headset

I work at home and am doing a lot more video conferencing than I used to. I also use a softphone on the computer for most of my phone calls as well. Particularly when video conferencing I would like ...
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How to get Quadraphonic audio channel option in Speaker Setup?

I recently installed Windows 7 as the OS for a PC that I'm using as a media center running XBMC. Initially I only put in 2 speakers. Now I've added rear speakers. The soundcard is a SoundBlaster Live ...
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Headphone jack broke and trying to force the speakers

My headphones jack is broken inside of my laptop. I need to replace it but can't now. I used to listen from my computer from both headphones and speakers, but I opened up my laptop today and I couldn'...
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Laptop audio through headphones is briefly through both ears before switching to one ear

Any pair of headphones I plug into my laptop's audio jack only has the audio come through its right side. I've read this thread and tried all of the tests mentioned in the original post to confirm ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Dampened Sound after unplugging headphones

Everytime after I unplug my headphones my speaker sounds are getting damped. It was like this for a long time, but on Windows 7 it was fixed by simply changing the loudness. Now I upgraded to Windows ...
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Recording from pc speakers; headset speakers; and microphone simultaneously

I'm using Windows 7. While recording videos using Shadowplay (Recording gameplay basically) I can easily record the game sounds coming from the pc speakers and simultaneously record my own voice ...
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Audio hacked. System may be compromised?

My speakers are making a sound like someone talking from other computer. Like the sound that online game players do. It's only noise, strange microphone noise. Have I been hacked? I checked all ...
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Speakers are playing music, but voices are muffled

I was messing around on a game and I fiddled with the RealTek Audio Manager and with the actual speakers themselves (I moved them forward a bit, I thought I felt a yank but nothing came out). After I ...
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How to turn off a bluetooth speaker on windows shutdown?

I bought these bluetooth speakers and have been listening to music via these from my Windows 8.1 Dell Laptop on Winamp. I presently turn on the speaker and it connects to my laptop and streams music ...
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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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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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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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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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When switching my default playback device on Windows 7, the programs all change to the newly set device

I had it set up so that if I had my default playback device set to HDMI and then I opened Firefox to play Netflix, I could change the default playback device to Speakers and play a game. Once I did ...
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Using 5.1 surround to play back 3 independent stereo streams

I built a small home server recently. It runs Ubuntu Server 12.04 and has a sound card (Via VT1708) with 3 audio jacks - which I want to use as 3 independent stereo outputs to play back (potentially ...
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How can I hear music through my notebook speakers when the earphones are plugged in

I have HP folio 13-1020us with original windows 7. When the earphones are plugged in. music played on the web goes to the earphones. I want it to go to the speakers. I know its possible because when ...
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Bluetooth audio out of sync with Internal Speakers (OS X)

I have a new Bose Soundlink Wireless 2 Speaker that I've paired to to my iMac with Bluetooth. It works fine, but I'm having some difficulties getting things working the way I want. My main issue is ...
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how to set up multiple speakers?

I have a pair of active studio speakers and I am looking to add a subwoofer and later 2 more speakers for. I am looking for simpler ways to connect/control the speakers to a computer. The way I ...
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No sound on boot w/ speakers & headphones plugged in

When I boot my pc with speakers + headphones plugged in, they're detected but don't play sound. When I test them, they show that they're playing sound, but I don't hear anything. The strange thing ...
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No surround sound in windows 8

I have been looking everywhere for a while now, trying to set up my laptop to transmit complete surround sound. However, it never works. Here is what I am trying to do: I want to play music from my ...
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How to get my speakers and headphones to play audio at the same time?

My speakers have a port to plug my headphones into. Whenever I plug them in, I only hear sound through my headphones, and not through my speakers anymore. I would want to hear sound through both of ...
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Headphone jack issue on windows 8

Just this morning I was using my computer normally. Then I started having a problem on my laptop, and I am not getting any audio on my headphones or external speakers. Yet, they are detected: when I ...
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Is it possible to sync the timing of music to airplay with local speakers?

I want to buy some speakers and an airport express, or some airplay speakers and stream stuff like BBC Radio to the speakers, while also playing it on my own system. First of all, I understand I need ...
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A way to change program audio output based on what monitor it is on?

The question in short: is it possible to have application independent audio output depending on what monitor the application is currently on, and change it automatically on the fly without manual ...
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Zeppelin Air speakers causing interference on wireless network

My dad recently bought the new Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air speaker system. They allow you to stream music from a computer and other devices to the Zepellin without the need for wires. ...
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Audio output for my new HP Pavilion DV6 just stopped working

The speakers just stopped working for my HP Pavilion DV6, and I'm not sure why. I think it's got do with the audio output, my headphones don't work for those outputs either. Can anyone give me ...
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Wireless headset deactivates sound from my speakers

When I plugin the USB-Stick for my Asus Travelite HS-1000W Headset the sound for my speakers is deactivated. Is there a simple solution how to hear the sound from my speakers and my headset ...
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How can I test my chassis speaker on Ubuntu?

I have an Asrock AD525PV3 with a chassis speaker connected. I want to test it, but have no idea how. I have Ubuntu Server installed and tried to use espeak, but it failed with an error: ALSA lib pcm....
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How to get sound/audio in the rear loudspeakers when using Adobe Flash Player?

When playing sound within Adobe Flash Player there is no sound in the rear speakers in a 5.1 setup. I am aware the output is only stereo encoded (2 channels). What I am trying to achieve in Flash is ...
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Wireless Speakers For the Whole House - Do they exist?

Does anyone know if there are speakers that you can hook up to a HTPC\Media Center and then take the speakers anywhere around the house to listen to them? Basically, what I've found has either been ...
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Beep PC Motherboard Speaker in Windows 10

I need to beep an internal hardware PC Speaker on Motherboard from Cmd Prompt or a batch in Win 10 64-bit. The most useful thread here on the subject offers some apps and drivers for Win 7 32/64-bit, ...
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Can I use the microphone from a USB headset and audio from speakers?

I have a USB headset and 2 speakers set up on my desktop, and I want to use the mic from the headset without using the audio from it. The headset only has one side, and I need both to do what I'm ...
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How do I enable certain services in Safe Mode?

I have a Windows Vista computer that is no longer functioning properly on regular mode, however it works okay on Safe Mode with Networking. I'd like to enable some other services on Safe Mode though, ...
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Lenovo speakers not playing when aux is used

Every time i plug in my headphones (or any auxiliary input), my speakers will mute and not allow any audio even when audio settings are set to ignore aux input. I'm under the assumption that this is a ...
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Crackling noise on passive speaker

I hope you are well. I have bought 2 Skytronic 12" Speakers, 400W each, and they used to be working fine a while ago. One of them is an active speaker, and the other one a passive speaker. The active ...
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Hum/buzz from PC speakers, but stops when the mouse moves?

I have some old PC speakers plugged into my laptop and I get a fairly constant buzz from them. This is perhaps not that surprising considering they are old and cheap. But I've noticed whenever I move ...
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5.1 speakers messed and reverted on Windows 7

I have Windows 7, using i5-4690's HDMI out to send 5.1 audio to my Denon 391XP receiver. I was gonna increase volume on Denon's remote controller, and by mistake I hit a button that changed its input....