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

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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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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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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 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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How to auto-pair a bluetooth speaker with a mac?

I bought a bluetooh speaker (Creative Inspire S2). It connects to my Macbook Pro all right. The only problem is, I have to manually pair them every time, say, the machine wakes up from stand-by/sleep ...
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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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Sound is lost until I play high volume file

I have this wierd issue for some time, and I have decided to deal with it but I could not find any information on similiar problem like I experience: I am using Windows 7 with AEG DVD4621 Home Cinema ...
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How do control audio output via S/P DIF & Headphones jack on DELL Laptop?

I have a DELL XPS Laptop. It has 3 audio ports: 1 microphone output 1 Headphones Output 1 S/P DIF output. *I'm not using Microphone, so that port is not being used by anything / no wires to *I've ...
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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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No sound coming from laptop speakers, possibly failed sense pin?

I've got a dell latitude e6520 and recently I believe the sense pin failed, because I can use headphones just fine but cannot play sounds out loud any more. I've tried everything including ...
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External Speakers panned to the left and no spdif output displays in the playbacksound

I have a massive problem. My external speakers panned to left, no sound is coming out of the right speaker. I've tried EVERYTHING. Believe me I have done everything you recommend and nothing works. ...
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Audio not playing from speakers

I'm having a rather strange problem where sound won't play from my speakers. If I insert something into the microphone jack, and remove it, I get about half a second of audio playing. At times, it ...
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Stereo mix only works through internal speakers?

I'm using Aeon to visualize my music. I have Stereo Mix enabled and everything works great if I use my internal laptop speakers. But if I set the HDMI TV to be the default audio output, Stereo Mix ...
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How do I disable my front panel jack detection?

I have some problems with a faulty speaker system. I've read somewhere that it's possible to disable the front panel jack detection so rear and front plugged in speakers would stream simultaneously. ...
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Random Sound Fuzz

When I am trying to play anything out through my speakers, I will get random little bits of fuzz, with the rest being fine. I am using windows 7, fully updated, on a dell inspiron laptop. All ...
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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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Ubuntu detects multiple onboard sound outputs but will only play through one at once

Usually on windows I can have Skype,Mumble all going through the headphones connected to the front headphone jacks, and rest of the sound goes through my rear connector to speakers. But on Ubuntu I ...
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Karaoke audio n. Issue with running audio

I currently have a specific karaoke disk with 1200 songs that does not run through my karaoke player. So what you have to do with that specific disk is play it through your PC DVD drive. So my ...
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iMac won't recognize external speakers

How do I get my iMac to find my external speakers? My Altec Lansing speakers stopped appearing as an option in System Preferences.
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Set the global volume of the PC speaker (pcspkr) on linux

I'm using pc speaker to monitor some process on a linux server machine. I manage to get sounds thanks to the pcspkr module. I need some times to lower the volume that is coming out from the speaker. ...
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Sound “trying” to go to speakers while headphones plugged in

I know there are an awful lot of similar questions to this one, although either none of the suggestions have worked or the issue I have is slightly different to what I've found. The Problem: When I ...
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Split audio output between USB headphones and analog subwoofer

I have a wireless USB headset. It has good mid- and high- range quality, however lows are obviously bad. I also have analog speaker set with a subwoofer. Since I don't need to "hear" subwoofer, but ...
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Speaker static event fires with every action

When I... click my mouse (everytime) stroke a key on keyboard (sometimes) Watch a video (horrible) Take the hard drive out for a walk (bad) The Cyber Acoustics CA-2014rb speakers chime in with an ...
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Audio Output Through Both Headphones and Laptop Speakers - Dell Inspiron Windows 8

A bit of background - I was watching video online through my headphones a few days ago when a pop-up notification appeared to let me know "Windows can now play sound through this device" (headphones ...
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How to play same music through computer speakers as well as network audio with Windows Media Player?

I want to be able to use Windows Media Player in the same manner as iTunes using the computer speakers as well as network attached speaker system. When I use the Play To feature this works fine but ...
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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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ACS5 computer speakers not working correctly

I have a Dell Latitude D531 laptop with Windows 7 and I tried to connect ACS5 computer speakers to it, but no sound is coming out. I cannot seem to find the problem. I tried to: plug speakers into ...
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Use rear speakers as front speakers?

Hello dear helpful people! I'm having a problem with my reaaaally old "5.1" system (it's a subwoofer with plug slots for 5.1 surround, but I'm only using two speakers). Basically, I plug my speakers ...
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Headphone works but no sound from internal speaker

I had windows 8 pro installed when suddenly internal speaker stopped working. I was using DFX speaker software for a month and for sometime I was experiencing the same problem. But,it would be solved ...
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Panasonic CF-31, rhel 6 audio issue with headphone

I have installed RHEL 6 in Panasonic Cf-31 Mk1. The sound come from internal speaker but there is no sound from headphone jack. MIC works absolutely fine. Can anyone please suggest the solution for ...
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Audio working on linux but not working on WIndows 7

I'm using a USB powered speaker on my desktop computer running on an ASUS PG5C MX/1333 motherboard. Initially I was using Windows XP during which time the speaker was working fine. Recently I upgraded ...
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Altec Lansing VS4121: Dismantling the satellite speaker

Does anyone know how to dismantle the satellite speakers to a VS4121? I need to replace the coaxial cable, and I can't find any screws to unscrew. I've managed to pry off the speaker grill, but not ...
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How to stop videos on news sites from overriding my speaker mute

Just recently I have found when clicking on news stories that their advertisement and news videos start up automatically and that if I have set the speakers to mute that it overrides this. I then ...
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How to make ALL sound go to my head phones?

I recently obtained a new laptop, and I've noticed that some sound comes out of my head phones, some comes out my laptop's speakers, and even sometimes both. I've tried disabling the speakers, ...
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My PC Speakers/Sub Stopped working

I have a simple setup 2 speakers and a sub. Just recently the volume control led wouldn't show up and when i tried playing music through my computer nothing happened. The only way i can play music is ...
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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 ...
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Laptop Speakers rattle?

I have a Dell XPS 15 l501x, its known for its excellent JBL speakers and the sound is truly tremendous and impressive. However when I crank up the volume more than halfway the right speaker starts ...
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Software-based Static in Speakers

I've been having this problem for quite a while and it's driving me crazy! There is a steady stream of static that comes out of my speakers whenever I play music or videos. There's no static when ...