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Questions tagged [speakers]

Speakers are devices that convert alternating current to physical movement usually using a magnet & wire coil attached to a cone of paper or plastic, enabling conversion of analog audio signals into audible sound waves.

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Can't select paired bluetooth speaker as sound output (Windows 10)

I just got a new bluetooth speaker, an Urbanears Stammen (concrete grey) I can connect to it from my phone, using Bluetooth, and play back sound no problem. But I can't get my Windows 10 laptop (Dell ...
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Use speakers while headset is plugged in

I want to use my laptop's built-in speakers while my headset is plugged in (because I need to use my headset's microphone). My laptop doesn't separate my headset from my laptop speakers when it is ...
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Popping/Buzzing sound when pluging in speakers with external power

I have these speakers (Genius SP-HF1250B) with power drawn from power socket and every time I am plugging them in, from the point when connector touches the jack input connector to the point of full ...
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Speakers Not Recognized on Dual Boot (No Audio)

I use windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 as dual boot. If I turn on my laptop and enter windows, the speakers are not even found and there is no audio. If I turn the laptop off, back on and disable audio in ...
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No audio (I/O) Manjaro Linux KDE

I use my laptop for university and record lectures (I'm dyslexic). Until recently I believed my laptop was recording through the external microphone I got for it. However, it always lists as ...
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Why bluetooth speaker often fail after a long time

I connected my computer with my omni 10 speakers. It works. After a while it stop working. The status is still connected but no sound come up. To fix that I got to remove the bluetooth speaker and ...
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Is my laptop good for speakers? [closed]

I got an Acer Aspire A715-71G and looking to buy a set of speakers with an impendance of 4 Ohms. How do I know if my laptop is good for them ,or if it is powerfull enough?
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Microphone recording device only recording audio from Speakers

I just got a new headset with a split connection (pink for mic and green for speakers). It's split just like my last headset but my microphone isn't working quite right. The only thing the mic is ...
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PC speaker pinouts

Have an old PC desktop box motherboard speaker with no cable attached, and a loose cable that I suspect was once connected to aforementioned speaker. However, the cable has black wire on pin 1 (or 4) ...
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Can I put a magnetically shielded speaker in my tower and run it from my sound card?

As my question states, can I place a magnetically shielded speaker (it's a center channel fullrange, rated for more than 10 watts) and be safe with putting it in my PC (and avoiding shorts), and using ...
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Record sound from bluetooth speakers

I am using ffmpeg to record any sound playing on my system, using the following command: ffmpeg -f dshow -i audio="Stereo Mix (Realtek High Definition Audio)" "<output_file_path>" This is ...
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Can you use a smart speaker as a microphone/speaker combo for a normal PC?

I am working on a project where I want to build a HTPC/gaming pc/NAS combo that sits in my living room close to my TV. It will run Windows 10 and it will be controllable by an XBOX One controller (and ...
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Linux Ubuntu ALSA issues; after reboot sound is turned off

I'm using Ubuntu with Xfce, ALSA, pavucontrol, … After I reboot the system my sound always goes off. And my speakers in alsamixer are listed as Headphones (which I have to always increase the ...
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How does computer differentiate if I plug headphones or speakers?

i was wondering how PC know which speaker I plugged in? When I plug in standard pc speaker, my pc says that speaker is connected. If I plug in headphones, PC says that headphones are connected. Does ...
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Bluetooth Device: Connected but greyed out

I use a bluetooth USB-adapter (v4.0) to conntect JBL-speakers to my Windows-7 PC, but I fail to output any audio via the speakers. (The JBL-speakers work fine on other devices). My PC detects the ...
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Narrator voice reverts to the PC speakers and will not go to my Bluetooth headset

I'm running Narrator on Microsoft Edge under the Windows 10 Professional operating system. I cannot get the sound to come out of my Bluetooth headset - the sound continues to come out of the PCs ...
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High pitched sound from speakers when monitor off

I have self powered computer speakers that work fine when the monitor is on. However, the second the monitor is off, whether it times out or manually turned off, they emit a high frequency sound. ...
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How can I hear audio out of my headphones, but speak through my laptop microphone(since the headphone microphone doesn't work)

The problem I'm facing is that only my earphones work and so I can hear through them fine, but my headphone microphone is not working, and so I cannot be heared. A temporary solution I thought of ...
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Windows 7 - setting per application speaker channel configuration

Is there any way to set the channel configuration per application? Let's say I run one game, the application changes my windows speakers to stereo. I run another game and it runs on 7.1 speaker ...
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Fake a surround sound setup on Windows with multiple speakers?

I have 3 possible audio outputs, maybe 4 (I haven't checked if my back and front panel are separate or can only do one), all of them stereo. I also have multiple speakers. I tried using voice meeter ...
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Windows 10 - CMD - Return Current Audio Output Device

I've done some digging around in Google and Stack but I'm having trouble finding a method in command line that will return the value of the name of the current sound output device. I know it can be ...
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Realtek Speaker Configuration Windows 8 Forced with 7.1 surround

My current setup is just two speakers (left and right). But the Realtek Audio Manager forces me to use 7.1 surround. Even trying to set a different setup forces it back to 7.1. Also the Manager does ...
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Windows 10 Rerouting Audio Projection

My audio jack is unusable. I was using my headphones, and dropped my laptop while my headphones were still connected in my laptop. The headphone cord is now stuck in the audio jack of the computer. I ...
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No sound from monitor speakers with HDMI

I have two Acer G276HL monitors. I only have one connected to my system now. I am running it through an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 video card. A while ago, I was able to get sound from the monitor ...
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Audio output leaking into microphone

I noticed that my audio output (anything from system sounds to music) is leaking into my microphone. Stereo Mix is disabled and the audio is not loud enough to be recorded by the microphone ...
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How to play mono audio ONLY when NOT plugged in headphone in windows 10?

My laptop's right speaker has broken, so I want to play mono audio when using internal speakers. In windows 10 there is an option to turn on mono audio in setting. But it makes my headphone, which is ...
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How to disable Volume Mixer in Windows 10

I want to disable the Volume Mixer so that my volume is controlled by one slider. Is that possible? I'm sick of turning on my main volume really high to hear YouTube, only to switch to another ...
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Bootcamp Windows 10 microphone captures speakers output sound

I have a Macbook Pro 2017 15" with the latest version of MacOS High Sierra and a second partition where Bootcamp (Windows 10 latest version) is installed. I use MacOS for work and Windows for gaming. ...
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Linux - create virtual microphone and speakers

I am trying to create virtual speakers and virtual microphone on a Ubuntu docker. I am running a process that needs to capture the PC audio (virtual speakers) and play audio (from file) to a virtual ...
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Laptop speakers ringing noise when playing sounds

some days ago my laptop started making a strange sound when playing audio, it happens when listening to any kind of media. The sound makes it look like a software issue since it's not crackling or ...
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Sound goes off in headphones randomly

Motherboard : Asus P8P67 Audio drivers : Realtek, ATI & AMD high definition audio device, high definition audio device Sound is off in the headphones & when the audio goes off, the video ...
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How to output audio 3 ways (HDMI, S/PDIF, USB speaker bar) on Windows 8.1/10?

I know about the stereo mix recording/playback trick in Windows to play through speakers and headphones, but I only know how to use it to route audio to 2 targets. My current system has 3 audio ...
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Ubuntu : I can't use sound thougth hdmi

I am trying to connect my computer to a monitor and speakers using a single HDMI cable. My computer recognizes HDMI because my screen connects. However even after multiple attempts I can not make the ...
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WMI script to adjust Speakers' Balance (Win7)

I would like to create a script that configures the Balance on my Speakers-- specifically I would like to call WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) from a VBScript if possible. Is this adjustment ...
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How can I mix 2.0 stereo to surround channels over HDMI?

Is it possible to use a PC (any OS) to custom-mix sound channels into a 7.1 surround stream over HDMI? Use case: Surround receiver connected to 5.1 speakers (front left, front center, front right, ...
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From bash script, play sound through internal speakers, while leaving them effectively disabled otherwise

I posted a similar question earlier, but Kamil Maciorowski correctly & wisely pointed out that, as posted, it wasn't really the single problem it appeared to be, but an amalgam of 3. So I deleted ...
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Bluetooth for HK Aura Studio 2 and laptop paired but sound not plays

I bought a Harman/Kardon speaker (aura studio 2) and I am using a Lenovo laptop with windows 10. The bluetooth is paired on devices but sound not plays on speaker.I checked every option on windows ...
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Connected Bluetooth Headphones don't appear as Playback device in Windows 10

I've been struggling with this for a while. Updated all drivers I could, no luck. Headphones connect and pair successfully, appear in manager, show all services correctly, but don't appear as a ...
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Can't play audio via Bluetooth speakers

I have a Lenovo X270 laptop with Win10 on it and Logitech Z537 Bluetooth speakers. When ever I try playing audio, from YT or Spotify for example, over Z537 speakers it doesn't work. The video on YT is ...
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Qjackctl output audio to Bluetooth speaker (Guitarix)

I'm trying to setup Guitarix on my laptop running Fedora 27 using this guide. Everything works fine but there no audio output. I guess it's because Qjackctl is using my laptop's internal speaker for ...
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Buzzing noise when headphones plugged in motherboard sound ports on Windows PC

I'm a heavy user of the StackOverflow community, and after a bit of research I found that this is the StackExchange community that might help me out. I've been bought a headset that has 2 3.5mm jacks,...
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My speakers (internal) makes a loud buzzing sound when I set the volume to above 90%

Here's the sound it makes, not sure if it'll help: ONEDRIVE DOWNLOAD LINK, CLYP LINK It's an internal subwoofer. Here are the details: DEVICE, DRIVER, AND WI Device instant path: HDAUDIO\...
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Computer only plays back sound through HDMI monitor

I just reinstalled Windows 10 (HP Envy 700-109c desktop) and I have an ASUS monitor attached When I got the install up and running, I noticed that sound is only coming out of the awful monitor ...
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Speakers are turning down Windows volume. How to prevent it?

The title sounds insane even to myself, but this is an actual issue. Few weeks ago we connected a set of Microlab FC330 speakers to a computer replacing the previous speakers. The user soon ...
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Switch between headphones and speakers when using a sound card

I'm looking for the "best practices" of using headphones and speakers interchangeably on the PC. If you are using on-board sound you can simply connect your speakers right to the motherboard audio ...
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Disable Auto Volume Adjust For Headphones In Windows

I have a Dell Laptop with Windows 10. When I plug in my headphones into the audio jack the volume automatically goes to what it was last time any headphones were plugged into the jack. Likewise when ...
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Upper limit for volume in a sound file

All the speakers have a maximum limit which is the knob being rotated to the maximum. But for music files the case is different. We know that different sounds have different volumes levels. And ...
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Redirect system audio into microphone

So, yesterday, i was calling with my friend and i wanted to play him an sound from a game, but i had no idea how, because he couldn't hear mine sound. So, is there a way to direct all the system audio ...
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Hardware labeled as splashproof safe from condesation? [closed]

Are hardware items, such as bluetooth speakers, tablets & phones, labeled splashproof (not waterproof) safe from steam condensation when you bring them into the shower for 15 to 20 minutes?
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Connect multiple sources to a single Bluetooth speaker system simultaneously

One Bluetooth speaker. 1 paired phone is playing audio on the speaker. When another phone attempts to play something on the same speaker, the speaker automatically detects this and plays audio from ...