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Question: Questions about computer speakers

I just bought these, I will return them if need be so don't pamper me .

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16836627006

1. Question one, these speakers plug into my old jack, front speaker port on my mobo, should I use the center\sub-woofer port instead?

2. Should I have bought some kind of HDMI or SDPIF speakers instead? If so how much better are they? (My video card nvidia 970 has extra hdmi ports) ( my mobo has a spdif port)

3. Should I buy sound card\speaker combo? Is my mobo and or video card just as good as a good sound card?

4. Should I download some software to compliment my new speakers? Do I need to change any settings on my computer to take advantage of them? In the control panel should I up the "quality" from 24 bit 48000 hz studio?Virturilze sound? Boost enhance?

Will loudness equalization hurt my coolness?

nvidia 970 g1 gaming
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...e=nvidia_970_g1_gaming-_-14-125-684-_-Product

Mobo z97m pro 4
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...57521&cm_re=z97m_pro_4-_-13-157-521-_-Product

p.s. my old speakers were like 15 years old, I don't even see where to adjust the bass....

p.s.s I use my speakers for music and gaming

ps+ was trying to spend 100$ on a speaker upgrade

flac is wow

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Okay, as technically minded as I am, I've never really been bothered with sound and so my knowledge of how speakers work is extremely limited.
Yesterday I bought some 360w desktop speakers and although I paid under ten pounds for them, I was expecting a bit more. The sound from them is quite "empty" (that's the only way I can think to describe it!) and I can't get them to go much louder than about half way up the volume control, any more and it becomes muffled, and get to about 3/4 of the way up and it's just a loud hissing noise with some music thrown into the background.
Finally, last night when I shut down my PC, but left the speakers powered on, I could hear a radio broadcast. I have no idea what station it was, and the reception was very crackly, but nevertheless it was definately a broadcast. I had no TV or radio playing elsewhere in the house.
So to sum up:
1) What can I do to make the sound better?
2) Is the muffling because of the quality of the MP3, or is it just that the speakers can't take it (in which case what's the point of making 360w?)
3) Why am I getting a radio broadcast, how do I stop it and how much of an effect is this factor having on 1 and 2 above?

Would really appreciate some advice on this!
 

Answer:Questions about speakers

What brand + model are the speakers? You say you paid under 10 pounds for it? That's like 20 bucks! (I know the British currency is strong, but no THAT strong) Did you buy these from a credible retailer? how many channels are the speakers? (2.1? 5.1? etc?)

I doubt the poor sound quality is due to the music file. You can check the bitrate of the MP3 file by right-clicking the file -> properties and there should be something like "128kbps" (which is CD quality)

I'm not too sure about the Radio Broadcast...sounds kind of freaky to me. It might be some components inside the speaker that are accidentally pickup some radio frequencies. I've heard of hearing aids picking up radio signals, but not computer speakers. Anyone have any ideas? I'm stumped.
 

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I need to know two things about speakers.

1.) What kind of an adapter (for power) should I get. What I mean is, besides the voltage on the adapter, should I be aware of anything else? Like the "ma", is that important? If the ma is higher than the speakers need, can that burn the speakers? I have SONY SRS-PC20 (small, really small speakers).

2.) What kind of speakers should I buy? I mean, if I buy $10 speakers, would $30 or $50 speakers be a lot better than the $10 ones? And how would they be better? Because all I need is sound, since my headphones produce really low sound, I can barely hear anything. I don't really need high quality sound, just sound that at least won't be annoying (scratchy, "screams", etc.)

Thank you.
 

Answer:2 questions about speakers.

2 words (Sound Blaster) or Cambridge Sounds which makes speaker for Sound Blaster. You cant go wrong. Buy a 5.1 surround sound for $50.
 

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I have questions about 2.1 speakers, how can I tell if my motherboard can support them, I have a pink and green plug in on my I/O, and what would you guys recommend I would be spending between $50-75?
 

Answer:Questions about 2.1 speakers

Your motherboard supports it. All a 2.1 system is is a stereo setup with a dedicated subwoofer, inside the subwoofer there will be a crossover to control what gets to the speakers. Use the green plug.

I don't have any recommendations for your price range, but I do know I have a fairly inexpensive (less than $50) Labtec 2.1 setup that I'm very pleased with. I also have an inexpensive ComputerAssociates 2.1 setup that sounds pretty bad. So Labtec 1: CA:0
 

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Using a 3.5mm stereo mini phone plug to RCA jack adapter I have managed to connect my comps sound to the radio and it works. However, due to a fit of stupidity I have overlooked the fact that only either the radio's speakers or the computer's speakers can be connected to the computer's sound output at once.

I am wondering if its possible to have both my radio's speakers as well as my computer's speakers play at the same time because I would like to achieve a surround sound effect because of the way my room is made. My computer has a jack slot behind that looks like " (<-->)" , almost like that ordinary output one which looks like "(<-). Can that be used as an output slot as well? Cuz when I tried putting the radio into the (<-->) slot and the comps speakers into the (<-) or vice versa, only the one put into the (<-) will play.
 

Answer:How to make radio speakers and computer speakers play at the same time?

Go get a splitter. I have my audio output setup using a splitter and it works fine. You can hook up both devices to the 1 output jack on your pc.

http://www.weisd.com/store2/CABAUD-3000.html
http://www.proporta.com/F02/PPF02P05.php?t_id=1193&t_mode=des
 

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1.)Is there much of a difference in picture quality between the HP w2408 (Monitor), HP w2207, and the HP w2007?
$500+ is a lot to spend on a monitor in my book, so any other monitor that has/or a even more substantial picture quality than a w2408 that is relatively cheaper, give me the info on it.

2.)Are LOGITECH Z-5500 SPEAKERS "god speakers" compared to LOGITECH Z-2300s?
Many reviews of Z-2300s came out as "highly decent for their price". I'm never planning to spend much on speakers so if their is another set of speakers that are, or ever better than Z-2300s at a $100-200 price range than please give me a recommendation.

3.)Any recommendations on a great keyboard/mouse combo would be nice as well.
 

Answer:A few questions regarding monitors as well as speakers

Btw any recommendations on a computer that excludes the mouse, keyboard, speakers and the monitor, that costs under $1200 would also be great.
 

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I had a home theater system I bought for a couple hundred bucks with the Dolby 5.1 speakers.

The CD/DVD player on the Home theater system broke after a couple of years. Not a big deal as it wasn't real expensive. Anyway, I went out and bought another cheap one.

Well, now I have these 5.1 Dolby speakers that sound great (I'm only a minor audiophile) to me. I went out and got a Creative Live 24 Bit 5.1 capable sound card.

It is worth mentioning that the 5.1 speakers each had there own individual port on the home theater system. In other words, while the Creative sound card has three output for the 5.1 system, the speakers I want to convert don't have the kind of set up right now to accomodate this.

Does anyone know how to transform 5.1 home theater speakers to 5.1 sound card with 3 sound outputs on a Create Live computer capable speakers? I can't imagine this has never been done before.

Thanks for all your help in advance.
 

Answer:Transforming 5.1 Home Theater Speakers to 5.1 Computer speakers

If the amplifier has RCA input jacks for channels, you could just use three regular 3.5mm stereo jack - 2 x RCA cables, just connect them correctly.

Another alternative, if the option is available, is to use S/PDIF, but then you wouldn't get multichannel sound from games (lack of Dolby Digital encoding).
 

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I am one of these old fashioned people who runs a tower base unit and a separate monitor - But I would like to play my music from this PC to others rooms......my thinking was that I would need a bluetooth dongle - and some bluetooth speakers ? .......or could I just get away with Wifi speakers ?

I have a terrible taste in music - so don't want to spend loads......any suggestions...... [uk based poster}

Answer:Bluetooth (or Wireless Speakers) Questions

Bluetooth would be the way to go, however I don't know the distance capabilities of Bluetooth. I don't know anything about wi-fi external speakers. There are wireless devices available - you connect the wireless transmitter to the PC's analog sound output and the receiver to the powered speakers. These will work in separate rooms.

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Hope someone can help with these as I couldn't get any help on the infoline.

What speed is the hard drive on this laptop? It says 160gb SMART, but doesn't specify a speed, although I'm guessing its 5400rpm.

Are the speakers Harmon Kardon? The specs say Toshiba Stereo, and yet on Comet it does say Harmon Kardon. Are these any good bass-wise?
Looks like there's no bluetooth, which I find a bit of a surprise.

Lastly, the only place I can find this for sale is Comet... Just wondering it anyone has seen it anywhere else as I've had a couple of dodgy experiences with them.

Cheers
Matt

Answer:Satellite A100-451 - A few questions about HDD, speakers

Hello

I have found info that HDD rotation is 4200rpm. About speakers I am not 100% sure but usually if notebook has harman/kardon speakers it is listed in specification but for A100-451 it is not the case. This info you can get from dealer directly.

BT is not available and this should not surprise you because most A100 models are delivered without BT module. You can anytime use BT USB stick. IT is simply to use and really not expensive.

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I just changed from Bose Companion 3 speakers to Companion 5 because the 3 died. The 3 system used a stereo jack plugged into the headphone jack and worked fine until the Bose power supply(?) failed. The 5 uses a USB to connect.

I have an HDMI cable from my TV set top box to computer. Selecting the HDMI input shows only full screen TV display on computer. Also there is a coax cable from set top box to TV tuner card in computer. This allows TV to be displayed via Media Center in an adjustable window and I can open other windows (a browser, for instance) simultaneously. I choose which connection to use on my computer.

Previously with the Companion 3 speakers all sound came from them no matter the source. Now with the 5 speakers the HDMI TV source the sound comes from computer speakers not the Bose speakers. But if I play my music files (using Media Player) or TV (using Media Center) the sound does come from Bose speakers. Also sound from internet (YouTube, news videos, etc.) comes through Bose speakers.

Maybe someone has had this problem and knows a solution.

Answer:Some content from computer speakers and some from external speakers

I'm confused on where you plug in your hdmi set top box. Into your DISPLAY directly using and HDMI in port or some other HDMI in on your PC (like a graphics card?)

Also you have external computer speakers? do they plug in to your pc analog style? I know you said the Bose 5's are with usb.

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How would one go about using both regular computer speakers and speakers on a tv hooked up with a hdmi cable. They work independently but not together.

Answer:use tv speakers and computer speakers at same time

I am pretty sure that cannot be done without a 3rd party program.

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I hooked up a pair of wireless Rockefish speakers via USB and they work fine but it cuts out the regular line out speakers that came with my computer. Is there anyway I can run both pairs simutaneously.

Thanks,
vlindell
 

Answer:usb wireless speakers cut out computer speakers

No. You can only select a single audio device as the "default audio" source. In your case, that would be the standard audio chipset (to use the line out) or the USB chipset for the wireless speakers.
 

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A.  About five years before my husband passed, while unemployed for 18 months, I noticed sometime

    during that 18 months that some things had changed on my computer but he denied doing anything

    to it.  I have had nothing but problems with it ever since.  

B.  To try to rid myself of all the problems I have been having, I did a restore from the computers

    SYSTEM RESTORE-RESTORE TO FACTORY STATUS but noticed no changes after that restore.  Recently,

    I did a RESTORE TO FACTORY STATUS using my factory SYSTEM RESTORE DISKS.  I noticed a "SCRIPTED

    RESTORE" in my list of restore points immediately after I did the restore.  It was the first

    restore point after factory disk restore of the computer and it did not restore it back to

    factory status as I had expected.

Problems I've been having and questions I have:
1.  Multiple script errors from multiple sources.
2.  Often I keep getting this message:

    Windows has recovered from an unexpected shutdown

    This is what I received when I viewed the problem:

    Problem signature:
       Problem Event Name:    BlueScreen
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Question: Computer Speakers

Hey Guys,

Not sure if this is the right section or not, I was wondering what computer speakers everyone has? Right now I have the Logitech Z-2300 THX, but I'm looking to get the Bose Companion 5 (any reviews?).

What computer speakers are you using right now? + how do you like them?

Answer:Computer Speakers

Klipsch THX 5.1, their 6 years old and sound like new (fantastic)

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Well I have officially fried my computer speakers that I currently have by spilling water into the port on the front, and it was unfortunate that it was the speaker which also had the amplifier in it. So now all i get after giving them a sufficient amount of time to dry out, all i am getting is a loud hum. I currently have these speakers:
http://img.products.howstuffworks.com/cctool/PrdImg/images/pr/177X150/00/01/65/2f/5c/23408476.JPG

I now believe I should look for new speakers as these current ones are probably fried, so now I would like a 2.1 system by logitech or another good brand as I had plans to upgrade when I do my case mod in the summer but I guess I might as well do something now.

I would like it if I could have some recommendations on good 2.1 systems that can be bought in a store like future shop and best buy. My budget for these would be around 50- 70 Canadian dollars.

Thank You in advance and have a happy new year.
 

Answer:Computer Speakers

http://www.creative.com/products/product.asp?category=4&subcategory=27&product=14097

these r pretty sweet......i know alittle over budget......... but check for sales..

http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/products/details/US/EN,CRID=2173,CONTENTID=10937

not bad either....
 

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Question: computer speakers

my computer speakers wont play unless i turn the wave volume up. all other volume controls seem to be fine. everything was working fine but i installed a wireless mouse. i dont know if that has anything to do with it but i cant figure it out. i dont know if i accidentally hit something or what.  please help

Answer:computer speakers

What if you put in an audio cd?

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I have Windows XP and I have recently got some new computer speakers as the speakers which were attached to my monitor have low sound quality.Sound comes out perfectly on the new speakers, however sound from Internet Explorer doesn't come out of the new speakers at all.Does anyone know how to change this so that sound/music heard from the internet comes out onto my new speakers?Any help appreciated

Answer:Computer Speakers

According to THIS:In IE Go to Tools, Advanced, Scroll down to Multimedia, click Play Sounds, Play Animation, and Play Videos in Webpages if not already click. Then click Ok. Restart Browser.

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I got a computer from my grandparents recently. I put a new version of Windows XP on it, thus cleaning it off. Before I did this, the sound and speakers worked fine. Now I cannot hear out of my speakers. They aren't producing any sound. I didn't unplug them. I think something happened to my sound card. Can anyone help? Reply back or send me an email at [email protected] or instant message me on AIM at slafa23.Thanks.

Answer:Computer Speakers

Pc specs?   What soundcard?  Did you reinstall soundcard driver?    Are the speakers powered?   Is the volume muted?More info please.

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I need help hooking up a speaker set. I didn't get any book or instruction because I got a "good deal" at a church sale. I have a Altec Lansing ASC295. The set includes a sub-woofer and 2 speakers. I am grateful for any help you might give me.
 

Answer:Computer speakers

These speakers are probably OEM's, and I did a Google and found this at Dell. I think this will answer your question.

Forgot, you said ASC295. These are ACS295, hope that's what you meant.

And, Welcome to TechSpot.
 

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I have a Dell Windows XP and i took it to the shop for repairs but when i got it back and started to listen to a cd the music was playing from my modem. I have always used my own personal speakers and i don't like the music playing from the modem so how can i switch it back to my regular speakers? I already tried going to control panel and it still did not change.

Answer:Computer Speakers Help

Welcome!Computer Hope is the number one location for free computer help. We help everyone with all computer questions. When you sent you computer to the shop you did remove the speaker plug, of course. But when you plugged the speakers back in it was not the same hole.Either the technician moved the hole, -or you forgot which hole it was.

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Hello everyone,What are the best speakers I can get for my PC for about £20-£30Cheers:-)

Answer:Speakers for computer

click here

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Question: Computer Speakers

OK, this is a fairly strange question, but I was wondering if there was anyway to hook up some computer speakers to a tv?

Thanks
 

Answer:Computer Speakers

"Computer Speakers" are usually Amplified speakers. They have a buily in Amplifier.

They would usually connect OK to the headphone socket on a TV.
 

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Ok, so i just bought a new set of speakers, and new sound card, i hooked them up and everything, and this always seems to happen..

When i'm listening to music or something on my speakers, a crackling noise always starts to come on, ESPECIALLY in windows media player. So then i got Quintessential media player, does a little bit better but theres still crackling!

And i know for a fact that my sound card is inserted correctly and that my speakers are not blown, seeing that they are brand new!

so if you could help, i'd love you!!

thanks!!
 

Answer:Help With Computer Speakers!!!

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Question: Computer Speakers

Tried to connect another set of speakers from an old stereo to my computer. The idea was to have the speakers set up outdoors to enable me to listen to all my digital music files outside. All speakers are sucessfully connected to the computer. The speakers work however the level of volume is very low. Everything I do to try and turn them up wont work.. Help Please?

Answer:Computer Speakers

How big is your sound card..??If it's not big enough...go for a 5-1 or a 7-1.Not saying it 'll work..... but it might.

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Hi to all!
I live in Portugal, and in here few people cares about really good
speakers. Because of that the choice is a bit limited.
I used to have a set of Monsoon MM-1000 and I loved it! They were by
far the best speakers I´ve had, but now the left sattelite began a
strange noise and so I decided to buy a new set of speakers.
I´ve bought the Logitech Z-2200 and I´ve very disapointed, the
speakers are very agressive, and have lot´s of high´s and mid´s. The
sound is very crunchy and being used to the monsoon for about one and
an half year, it´s really disapointing.
I´m going to return the Logitech´s, but I must buy new ones.
I already know that monsoon closed the deal, so I wanted some advice on
the new speakers. I´ll basically hear music and games, not much for
movies.
I have access to Creative, Altec, Logitech and the Klipsch Promedia GMX
A-2.1 but I´ve read some report of some hissing.
I´m really picky about sound, and I want something good and surround
is not important to me. It´s just, at this price you can already get some monitors...
I´ve searched musicstore and came up with the following monitors for the same price. Will these be better than some "ordinary" PC speakers?

Behringer
"B 2030A Truth Studiomonitor aktiv, 6,5/1""

FOSTEX
"PM-05 Studiomonitor aktiv,

Behringer
B 2031A Truth Studiomonitor aktiv 8/1"

Yamaha
"MSP 3 Studiomonitor aktiv, 4" Bass/7/8" HT, 40w"

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Answer:New computer speakers 2.1

If you are truly as picky as you say you are and I believe you .You should simply listen to the speakers in the store and purchase the ones that sound the best to you.The major Speaker Companies all make quality speakers .Studio monitors are just that and they are designed for highly specified circumstances.For example Accoustically prepared rooms,match speaker size to the space between them, etc.You should take all this into consideration when choosing Studio quality speakers especially for a computer which is generally not used for Hi-fidelity entertainment.
 

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Hi guys, I hooked up my PC to my HDTV via HDMI with the intent of using the TV's optical out port to connect it to my Sony BDV-E390 Home Theater speakers so I can get 5.1 sound out of my computer for my games. It worked, but problem is, the sound card that I'm using (ASUS Xonar DG) came with it's own program for equalization and that worked when I wasn't using the PC with the TV, but now that I am I can't use it at all, any attempt to move the EQ sliders is ineffective and results in no difference in sound at all.

Is there any equalizers out there that could change the sound despite the computer and the Home Theater being connected to the TV? Changing the EQ on the TV itself didn't work and the only equalizing I can do with the home theater involves the horrible factory presets, no custom sliders, which is exactly what I'm looking for. Thanks in advance.
 

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Question: Computer Speakers

I've had the same computer speakers for about 7 years. All of a sudden one of them doesn't work anymore. It could be my sound card I suppose but that is only a couple years old. In any case I probably need to buy some new speakers. The ones I have are called Cyber Acoustics and have been fine for me.

I have no idea what to get though. I don't need really good ones but I don't want really ****** ones either, just a set with half decent sound.

Any recommendations on brand? Thanks.
 

Answer:Computer Speakers

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Question: computer speakers

wondering if anyone could throw some good computer speakers at me. 5.1 if you can find a good price otherwise 2.1 and a nice price good quality and such for music and games more music though.
 

Answer:computer speakers

I've been impressed with just about anything made by Logitech.
 

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Hi everyone - please could you give a simple answer to what I hope is a simple question (to a simple person!) Daughter's computer's speakers seem to have packed up , ie no sound coming out despite them being plugged in and the sound on on the pc. They're several years old and were cheap anyway so I don't mind buying new ones but my question is: is there anything complicated about buying speakers? Do they just plug in? Are there different connections that I need to be aware of? (Pc is 2 years old btw.) I only really want the most basic speakers I can get. I'm going off to Dixons/currys/pc world tomorrow. thanks.

Answer:new speakers for computer

speakers are standard connection on computers so you should be ok

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These are not computer speakers, they are speakers meant for a car, and they're in a speaker cabinet, for now. I just use them for a table for my computer. I was just wondering if it's, ok for my computer to be on top of it, because I saw how one of my CRTs next to it, changes color.

Answer:computer being near speakers.....

If they have a strong enough magnetic field, or are not magnetically shielded then they will cause data corruption on your hard drive.

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Question: Computer Speakers

I get no sound from my speaker, when I plugged them in. My computer states "no speakers are plugged in". They worked on another computer.

Answer:Computer Speakers

More info...what PC ? ?>....sound card or onboard ? ?...did it ever work >..? Any Yellow !!'s in Device Manager ? ?

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Hey everybody. I'm hoping you can help. Speakers are not playing any sound. Speakers work - they play fine on my other computer. Computer was custom made (not by me!). Motherboard is ECS KT600-A with Realtek AC'97 Audio.

I checked the wires. I checked Device Manager (no caution signs). Volume levels are up, not muted. Even went into BIOS setup to make sure audio was enabled (it was).

When I go to AC97 Audio Configuration, Connector Sensing, the computer states Connected Device - Not connected.

Not sure what to try next. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

Answer:No Sound From Computer Speakers

Also went to Windows Audio Services - It is set to Started and Automatic

Under Audio Configuration:

Audio driver version: 5.10.0.6220
DirectX Version: Direct X 9.0c
Audio Controller: VIA(3059)
AC97 Codec: ALC655

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I was shopping for a new computer speaker set and would up buying a Yamaha NX-A01. It's a small cube with two speakers in it. I was looking specifically for small and I got it.

I bought the wrong thing.

What I didn't get when reading it's description was that it is a speaker for an mp3 player. I don't know why I didn't get that.

So, it has an in port for a mp3 out cable. It has no hard-wired connection to plug in to a computer's audio port.

My question is, is there an adapter somewhere that would let me run an audio cable from my desktop computer's audio out to the cube's audio in port?

Or - is this speaker all wrong for a computer connection?
 

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Hey guys!

I once had these "multimedia" computer speakers (see attachment), and I'm trying to figure out what brand and model they were. I say "multimedia" because that was the term heavily used and misused in advertisments back in the day when multimedia PC computers were the latest tech. (The term "multimedia" was used a bit like "gamer" is used today.) So we are talking about late 90's computers. The age of the Sound Blaster and Voodoo3.

After looking through a ton of images on Google and doing a bunch of reverse image searches, and some interesting reading, I have finally arrived at one single image of the speakers I once had. It took me well over an hour to find it. It was like looking for a needle in a haystack. The image is from Kijiji Canada (local classifieds) and can be found here: computer speakers with amplifier

Can someone tell me what brand these are? Are they OEM (like Dell, HP, Packard Bell) speakers?
 

Answer:Help identify these computer speakers?

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I know there are other threads from 2009 about speakers. I'd like to know what are some decent speakers to buy for a computer room. I'm talking what you have, and what I can buy. Currently looking at: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA3J81DC1095

Or, I may just output to a receiver and go from there, was just curious.
 

Answer:Computer room speakers.

I've tended to in the past and still have a pair of 2.1 Cambridge Soundworks speakers for my PC, that do the job ok for the price.

This maybe a good review http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2410691,00.asp as its current, but the speakers you linked too look like prefect vs price.
 

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Hi!

I have recently got a new system assembled. I am now looking for a good set of computer speakers to go with the system. I use the system to watch a lot of movies as well as listen to music almost every day. So I am looking for something that gives me a decent home theater experience.

I remember reading somewhere that ?bigger and heavier speakers almost always sound better than small, lightweight ones?. What about speakers with a wooden base, single/multiple woofers, etc? I am not looking for advice on any particular brand so much as the aspects or factors to be considered while shopping for speakers. Any and all suggestions are welcome.

By the way, my system config is as below:

AMD Athlon II X3 440 Processor on MSI 880GMA-E45 motherboard with 2X2 GB Corsair DDR3 RAM

OS is Windows 7 Ultimate Ed. 32bit.
 

Answer:Need advice on computer speakers!

If I wasn't poor I'd own these.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16836121122
 

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I have some altec lansing XA3021 speakers, and I wanna know what I need to hook em up to my comp?
On my sound card ,I have a port for a Sub, l/r speakers ,and surround.
these are the speakers :http://www.alteclansing.com/product_details.asp?pID=XA3021&sID=7

Thanx in advance
 

Answer:Connecting Speakers to a computer

At almost any electronics store you can purchase a Stereo to RCA Left/Right cord.

Has a stereo jack on one end that plugs into your audio-out on your computer, and the red/white RCA left/right jacks on the other end that go into that subwoofer.
 

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Hi,

I have two "infinity IBM FRU 25P4726" speakers. After formatting the C drive the speakers are just not working. I don't have the CD's. I tried downloading the drivers from the IBM website but I still have the Yellow exclamation mark in the Device Manager and the speaker symbol next to the clock is missing. Pleaeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeese HELP. SOS

We use the computer to speak to my brother who is living abroad, and since the speakers are not functioning we are not able to communicate using skype or yahoo etc. Please help. Thank you.
 

Answer:Computer Speakers not functioning - Please help - SOS

Have you tried using other speakers/headphones?
 

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Hi,

These are the speakers i am planning to get:

http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicati...o=1068250&csid=ITD&body=MAIN#productresources

If you read the specifications on there it says:

Total RMS power: 505 watts RMS
Satellites: 317 watts RMS (2 x 62 W front, 2 x 62 rear, 69 W center)
Subwoofer: 188 watts RMS

Total Peak power: 1010 watts
Maximum SPL: >115 dB
Frequency response: 33 Hz — 20 kHz
Amplifier: Ultra-linear, high-capacity analog
Signal to noise ratio: >93.5 dB, typical 100
Input impedance: 8,000 ohms
Compatibility: PC/Mac, CD, MP3, DVD, PlayStation®, Xbox®
Where can I find out if my computer meets these specifications? Because I have no idea where I can find this information. Thanks.
 

Answer:Will these Speakers work with my computer?

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Hi,

These are the speakers i am planning to get:

http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1068250&CatId=2891

If you read the specifications on there it says:

Total RMS power: 505 watts RMS
Satellites: 317 watts RMS (2 x 62 W front, 2 x 62 rear, 69 W center)
Subwoofer: 188 watts RMS

Total Peak power: 1010 watts
Maximum SPL: >115 dB
Frequency response: 33 Hz &#8212; 20 kHz
Amplifier: Ultra-linear, high-capacity analog
Signal to noise ratio: >93.5 dB, typical 100
Input impedance: 8,000 ohms
Compatibility: PC/Mac, CD, MP3, DVD, PlayStation®, Xbox®
Where can I find out if my computer meets these specifications? Because I have no idea where I can find this information. Thanks!
 

Answer:Will these Speakers work with my computer?

Please do not post more than one thread per topic. Refer to this thread: http://forums.techguy.org/windows-vista-7/838583-will-these-speakers-work-my.html

Closing this one.
 

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First a bit of info about my computer and my current setup. I have an approx. 3 1/2 yo dell Inspiron laptop with windox XP prof service pack 3. My computer is currently hooked up to a docking station I use to connect it to an external monitor, keyboard and mouse (at this point it basically provides me with more USB ports). I have a pair of external speakers that I would like to use and have used in the past (the most recent past being about two weeks ago) without any problems. Now however, my computer refuses to recognize any playback audio devices even its own built in speakers.

I've seen other topics where people say their computer doesn't recognize or use their external speakers. I have this problem but it's a bit different. My computer doesn't think it has any playback audio devices connected to it at all. This computer is a laptop, it won't even use it's own speakers. I know these speakers work because I ran pre-boot diagnostics and the speakers worked perfectly. Also strangely enough when I ran a System File Scan earlier today then rebooted, my audio worked perfectly external speakers and all... for a while. I don't know exactly how long it worked because I had to go to class. all I know is that when I returned my computer had once again forgotten about its speakers. This makes me wonder what in the world is messing with my protected system files and why my computer seems unable to maintain them without the Operating System disk?... Read more

Answer:Computer Forgot it has Speakers, help

You should start by re-installing your audio drivers.You mentioned SoundBlaster Advanced MB. For downloading drivers for that package, visit this page :http://support.creative.com/Products/Produ...e=Sound+BlasterDownload the second package from the top, it is for all versions of XP. (SB24_VTDRV_LB_1_04_0077.exe, file size 63 MB)

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I recently got a new desktop pc. It is a Dell XPS 8700 running Windows 8.1 64 bit system with 8GB of RAM. The specs state for audio:
Sound Devices
NVIDIA High Definition Audio
Realtek High Definition Audio
Bluetooth Audio Device

This desktop has 6 ports in the rear and there are 2 ports in the front - one for audio and one for a mic.

I have an old pair of speakers that came with my first computer (that would make them about 15 years old.). They do still work, but are very faint with this new computer if I am trying to listen to a radio station online. They do work for the sounds for the applications with no problem. However, I like to listen to the radio while online and it stinks for that. It is 2 speakers that connected to the one audio port on the older desktop computers.

I would like to get a set of speakers to be able to listen to the radio without it sounding like a transistor radio; but I am not looking for stereo sound - just a decent sounding pair of speakers. Heck, even if they were decent like the ones that are in my gateway M1629 laptop I would be happy.

I have been looking around and realized that there are so many different options now a days. I also realized that I may need to also plug them into an electrical outlet or one of the usb ports to power them. I don't really want to have to worry about remembering to shut off the speakers when I shut down the computer each night (if at all possible) but I also don't have a lot o... Read more

Answer:computer speakers for desktop pc

Ever consider a flat monitor that has speakers?

I bought my husband a refurbed Dell Optiplex. With my eMachine computer, I got a 21" or 22" monitor. I hooked that up to my husband's desktop and ran the speaker wire from the monitor to his computer.

He doesn't stream radio so I can't tell how that would sound.

Advantage, no extra power plug needed and when the monitor turns off, so does the sound.
 

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I just bought some new PC speakers (Logitech X-240) and I'm pretty pleased with all the features. I have an Xbox 360 that I like to use from time to time as a DVD player. I'd like to enjoy the DVD's with some good sounds and was wondering if it is possible to hook the 360 directly to the speakers. I've seen many video on how do something like this by hooking the speakers and 360 to a computer. I cannot do this because of placement of the computer and console. Is there anyway to connect the 360 to the speakers without having to go through the computer? If I can, but need some adapter or other part for this to work, please post a link to one you'd recommend. Thanks in advance guys.
 

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I need help getting my computer to recognize speakers. My family got a new computer a little after christmas, and I decided to hook up the old one in my room a few days ago. The old speakers were crap, so we threw them out before I tried to hook it up. I have an emachines desktop using Windows XP. As far as I can tell, the sound card is integrated into the motherboard rather than separate. I have tried headphones, the dell speakers that came with our new computer, and the bose speakers we bought for the new computer, but it won't recognize that the speakers are there. I have tried both the front and rear audio jacks, but have not used speakers that get sound via USB (the Dell ones got power from usb and sound via jack.) The USB mouse and keyboard work fine. Does anyone know what could be wrong and how to fix it???

Oh, and I'm not very tech savvy, so y'all might have to put things simply. Thanks a bunch!

Answer:Computer Won't Recognize Speakers

Your system should not have to recognise speakers. Its like plugging headphones into a CD player... it doesnt have to know they're there, they just work.Please go to Services by opening a run prompt and typing:services.mscWhen you have done that, scroll down to "Windows Audio Service." Make sure it is 1. Set to automatic and 2. Started.Billy3

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I recently got a handmedown computer. Packard Bell PLT XI. It seems to have all the hoops and whistles except the whistles don't work. When I first set it up it made a horrible humming noise. I finally overcame that by clicking on the little speaker and muting the microphone volume slider. A couple days ago I got a new printer and had to unhook everything in order to hitch it up. I got it all back together and the computer was still humming for a day now I can get no sound what so ever. I must confess I've opened about every menu in my messing around. Is it possible I turned the sound completely off somewhere? Or are my speakers blown? By the way, the master coontrol volume is not muted, the manual volume controls are up, I checked all the wire connections and they seem to be in order. I'd appreciate any help i can get.
 

Answer:computer speakers won't work

Well first thing would be to try another set of speakers or a set of headphones and see if you get sound.

Next go to start/settings/control panel/system/device manager, scroll down and check under your sound card for any red or yellow indicators, also check for a name or model number of the card.

Still in device manager, click on the top computer line, select properties, it should give you a list of your irq settings, copy and paste it back here.
 

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I am probably going to get a new 3-piece speaker system for my computer and I was wondering which brand or model would be good for gaming and be able to play music very clear. If anyone could tell me their opinion I would greatly appreciate it.
 

Answer:3-Piece Computer Speakers

Cambridge SoundWorks if you can get them in the US - or why not connect up to a HiFi unit and use that?
 

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This is a link to the photo of the back of the speakers in question:click hereMy soundcard supports 7.1 sound and is manafactured by creative. There are two of thse speakers and no subwoofer. These are currently connected to my dads system: a cd player connected to an external amplifier, which is then connected to these speakers. I dont expect that there is an adapter I can buy to allow me to connect these to my sound card, but if there is it would save me alot of money and give me better sound quality as these are very good speakers. If anyone knows of a connection method, please let me know. An alternative question: IF this is not possible, then I will buy some new speakers - these are the ones I have in mind:click hereThe only thing that concerns me is the output level, at 31 watts. How loud is this? There are other 1.2 systems at 200 watts, can someone give me an idea as to how loud this system will be at 31 watts? Thank you

Answer:Can I connect these speakers to my computer?

Oh one more thing as I cant edit - I also have an amilifier of sorts for my guitar, if that helps in soem crazy way :)

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I know this is a difficult question and that there is no right answer but I was looking for ideas on the best sound for your dollar in terms of computer speakers. I am looking to buy new speakers and I'm not sure which ones i want to get. I know Logitech has always treated me well but I dont know much about others.
 

Answer:Best/cheapest computer speakers

depends on what your sound card is capable of at present.
if you prefer logitech's,there are lots of of them in line.

just choose sub-speakers with bigger diameter.bigger
sub-speakers,better sounding in terms of bass/low response.
 

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Hello,I am trying to save some money on a sound system for my TV, so I am wondering if it is possible to connect computer speakers directly to a TV's audio output? I am unsure if this is at all possible, so I have no specifics as to what speakers id plan on using, but I'm hoping that doesn't matter all that much yet. Thanks in advance for any help.

Answer:Using Computer Speakers with a Television.

As computer speakers are usually very small I would not think the sound quality would be very good for a TV.

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Please help. I had this brilliant idea over the weekend, but have not been able to figure out how to put it into reality. I teach school and show several movies through out the year. We have an abundance of computer speaker systems. Wanted to hook those up to my DVD player for better sound. I know there has to be an adapter out there, but I can't seem to determine the correct search words. Speakers are all normal computer system with one black and silver end that plugs into the sound card. DVD player has 2 jacks in back of it for sound - one for left, and one for right. It says 2 CH. Audio Out. Could anyone possibly point me in the right direction?? Thank you so much!
 

Answer:Need Help connecting computer speakers to DVD

i'm assuming your dvd player has large round RCA type connectors. in that case, you'll need to buy a stereo multiple-out box (also referred to as a splitter box) and the appropriate cables.

a cheap alternative would be to take two identical pc speaker systems and patch one to the left output and one to the right output. but you'll still have to buy cables and perhaps an adapter
 

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I was just about to order a nice speaeker set for my newly built win x64 comp., then I just remembered that there was an "aux" function in my stereo. I also found this ( I really don't know how to describe it) device where you can plug in a yellow aux plug into it, and then plug the device into the motherboard, and then connect the aux wires.(there are three types red, yellow and white). So, I plugged the device in (which looks similar to a video card, or sound card, or any other PCI slot device from the outside) into the motherboard. Then, I plugged one end of a red-white-yellow wire to the device in the computer, and the other one in the stereo, turned it to AUX, no results. Is there a driver I need? I did look into device manager, and it was sort of complicating to exactly pin-point which one it was though, but I don't recall anything working improperly.

Not only this, but I tried using the headphone jack. ~I have a whole bottom of a closet filled with wires...I have no clue where they came from but there are wires, I;m pretty sure for anything you need in life~ This headphone jack was actually unique because it had 2 sides that you had to plug in. One went into the computer headphone jack, the other one into the stereo's headphone jack. So...just imagine a headphone, it has two ends, one end a plug-in, and the other end two headphones, this wire has two of the plug-ins. This wire came with my flat panel that included speakers. So, I plugged both... Read more

Answer:Stereo speakers to computer

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The audio on my computer is not working. I can hear music or others talking to me from a chat thru the computer, but they can't hear me. What should I do?

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Up until today had no problems with listening to my Itunes library of music from my Dell compuer with built in speakers. BUT TODAY NO SOUND! Have checked to make sure the mute buttons on my keyboard and monitor are not on and checked that none of the mute boxes have been activated on my computers' "sound devices"( found in the control panel section of my computer). Any ideas?
Thanks
 

Answer:No volume from computer speakers

you posted this in the wrong section, lets get the obvious out of the way...do you have Cats? they like to Chew small wires...I had one of my little buggers chew right through my speaker wires.

Have you tried another set of speakers ( or headphones), and tried the speakers in another output source ( like stereo)
 

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I've been experiencing one of the weirdest things lately. I'll either be surfing the web or watching an .avi movie from my hard drive or playing some online chess when suddenly I hear strange audio come from my speakers.

If I'm watching an .avi file or streaming flash movies you can tell it's not from the same source because the volume will be different and it will just cut in and out anywhere from 3 to 15 seconds. I believe it overlaps any existing audio rather than replaces it. More often than not it's usually in Japanese or Chinese or some Asian language. And it's often fighting, like karate or kung fu or something. But sometimes it's just plain dialog.

I haven't been able to find a pattern with it, although I'm sure there is one, but it seems to happen at any random time, not just with one certain program. I've been trying to look at what programs I installed right around the time this started happening and I don't remember to tell you the truth. Can anyone help me with this? I know my computer's not really possessed, but it IS quite annoying and a bit scary to think there might be some virus or malware or something hiding somewhere deep in the bowels of my computer.

Thanks in advance for your help, guys!

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Answer:My Computer's Speakers are Possessed!

hah! I had that problem one time! except is was is english it was like actors in a sitcom or something. Id recomend running a virus scan. if you dont have anti-virus get Avast home edition or something and schedule a boot-time scan see if its a virus. If its not a virus then your computer got possessed by an asian.(its a virus)
 

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I am getting no output from my PC's speakers and would like to diagnose the problem ,how do I go about this ?

Answer:No sound from computer speakers

check to see if its a hardware issue, or if its the speakers, unplug the speakers, plug headphones in and see if your getting any output.

*double check you dont have the sound muted, my mom came with me with the same issue, turns out I drove 45 minutes to find out her sound was muted on her computer :P

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I put this question in the wrong forum so will try it here. Can I play a CD on my computer in one room and have it played on speakers in another If so how? Can wireless speakers be used?

Thanks
 

Answer:Computer Music to speakers

Yes. Yes.
 

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I have the Creative n400 USB Speakers from Logitech, and after I loaded the drivers they worked perfectly. The thing is every time I start the computer I have to unplug the usb cord, wait 10 seconds, plug it back in, and if that doesn't work i have to switch usb ports with another cord. So after I do this it loads the drivers automatically and works fine until my next bot up. Is there an way to make them work as soon as I turn the computer on?

Answer:Computer Won't Reognize Speakers?

Are you connecting straight into the computer, or through a usb hub?

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I am having trouble with my computer speakers. there is noise coming out of them but when i want to hear a video on the computer there is no sound. I have tried to go in and set the volumn to turn it up on the comoputer but it wont even let me click on it. please help me.
 

Answer:having trouble with my computer speakers

What type of speakers do you have?

Check to see if you have the latest driver installed. To do this google your speakers, and look for drivers from the manufacturer and download and install them, if yours are not the latest.

But before you do that, make sure you have the green plug in the right port.
 

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hello, There are ads playing over my speakers constantly even when no browsers are open. Also my cpu is running at 100 % all the time. I know I dont have the fastest computer, but its running deathly slow. My system clock is also very off, not keeping time. I tried doing a factory restore a few weeks ago, but that didnt help. I have a hp 2000-369wm notebook pc running windows 7. here is my log files:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 12:08:11 PM, on 5/11/2013
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16421)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP QuickWeb\hpqwutils.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Users\matt\Downloads\HijackThis.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\DllHost.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://g.msn.com/HPNOT/1
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://g.msn.com/HPNOT/1
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://g.msn.com/HPNOT/1
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
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So my sound was working perfectly well all morning but this afternoon while using Limewire (which I rarely do)I tried to preview a song and there was no sound. I figured it was just a file glitch and ignored it. Well then it tried to open and preview it on Winamp and no sound there either. I thoguht that seemed odd. So I tried a regular file and again no sound. Real-no sound. Youtube-no sound. No sound on ANY thing I can hear the fuzzy sound in my speakers like it should be working. I have tried headphones,checked my cords/wires,restarted several times,checked my volume levels and still nothing. Does anyone have nay idea waht is going on?

Answer:No sound on my computer/speakers.

you could try updating the sound drivers for your card/motherboard.

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I recently installed Skype, and have been using it with a USB phone.I went to play an audio cd last night, and could barely hear it even with volume control fully 'up'.I assumed this was because I'm using Skype, so I unplugged the phone and switched Skype off, but this had no effect.I'm probably missing something obvious here, but how can I 'restore' my speakers?Regards,tristar

Answer:Skype and computer speakers

Have you double clicked on the Volume icon in the Taskbar and checked that the CD player tab hasn't been Muted?

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ok well i purchased 4x 10 inch EV speakers for my car when i get my licesne
(i know its a typo) any ways for now i like to listen to my music on the computer alot and how can i hook them up to my computer?? i got a 1000 wat hyfonics amp for them and all i need is now to hook them up like do i buy a adapter or something??

Answer:hooking EVS up to computer (speakers)

Ok, here is what you need to do.
Your car amp is designed to run on 12 volts DC. Not 110~120AC from your wall. You can get a transformer unit that will convert your wall power down to 12VDC. You then run the + and - accordingly. The amp will also have a signal or ignition wire. This is so the amp will only turn on if the car or car stereo is on. This is to prevent the amp from drawing on your battery when the car is off. Refer to the amps manual to what it allows. With out that sending a signal the amp will not turn on.

If you got the above good, hook up the speakers. Get a stereo 3.5mm jack to two RCA plug Y cable. I'll provide a link for that and the power transformer, just ask.

Am I correct. You purchased a bass cabinet to use as speakers/ subs?

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Please note that this has nothing to do with my sound card nor my computer, since this has happened to me with several speakers with different computers.

when I buy a new set a computer speakers, they work fine out of the box. After a few months however, I start to get sound just out of my left speaker. I'd go behind my computer and move the speaker jack around, and sound comes out of both speakers. Not long later, the same thing. Typically this goes for several months. This problem gets worse and worse, until finally my speakers give out. I've lost several kinds of speakers due to this.

My first question is how to fix this sort of problem with a current set of speakers I have and second, to prevent this from ever happening.
 

Answer:Speakers issue (has nothing to do with the computer!)

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Hi Everyone!

I dont know if you need all this info about my puter...but here it is

OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name STRATTON
System Manufacturer MICRO-STAR INC.
System Model MS-6580
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 7 GenuineIntel ~2672 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. V3.7 0, 5/19/2003
SMBIOS Version 2.3
Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)"
User Name STRATTON\Patricia
Time Zone Eastern Daylight Time
Total Physical Memory 512.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 135.98 MB
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
Page File Space 1.22 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys

Now I would like to know if I can add 2 stereo speakers to my system... I had a radio that no longer works and love my speakers... I would like to know where to start..the speakers are RCA- 2 speakers in each... with split cables in back (black and red) that I would thread into something ( dont know the terms) I would strip the wires then insert the wires into the back of the radio (i hope someone knows what I mean) LOL All I know they are not plugs LOL...my speakers that are on the puter now are plugged into the wall and into the tower (i guess you would know that) ...thanks for an... Read more

Answer:Adding Speakers to Computer

You would probably need to go through a receiver that has RCA cable (see attachment-the red and white cables are RCA cables) inputs and standard speaker terminal outputs. Generally, if you buy a reciever it comes with 5+ speakers anyway for surround sound. Sometimes, simple old stereos have this capability. You would just want to look for:

a receiver with two RCA inputs and 2 terminal speaker outputs

Then you would need a 1/8" mini to dual RCA cable. (Anyone at a store like Radio Shack would know what that means).
 

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is there like a plug you can get so you can attatch the wire that is showing from the cable going into speakers i want to plug 2 stereo speakers into my computer sound card but the ends of the stereo speakers are just wire

any help will be appreciated cheers
 

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Hi,This may be a dumb question, so apologies in advance if it is.I have a Sony Desktop computer (P4, Windows XP Home)and want to change the speakers that came with it. The current set are unusual in that they plug directly into the back of the desktop unit into a small DC output socket located on the fan/power supply. This powers the speakers and I assume provides the sound output to them as well. I want to buy some upgrade speakers which I think have there own power supply, whivh I can plug in to mains as per normal, but I can't work out where I will plug them in on my desk top to ge the sound output. The back panel has various sockets, but none apparently for audio output. It has headphones, microphone, line in, etc. but none for external speakers. Any advice appreciatedRegardsAmer Khalil

Answer:Attaching speakers to a computer

Are there no conventional sound outputs on the back of the case?For 2.0 speakers, it would be green normally. There may well be a bunch of different coloured outputs if it supports, say, 5.1 speakers.

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well, im setting up one of my users with a hp xw 4600 tower with 4g's of ram and all the drivers where pre-installed when we got the maching. my companys user had pluggged in her speakers to it to hear her voice mail or mp3 music cd. i went through all of the basic proceedures; such as, do plug and ply of the speaker cable through all the plug in's on the embeded hard drive, checked the master volume controle, but a message came up stating that there wasn't a mixer and i needed to go through add hardware to get it, i went into the sounds and controle from the controle pannel and everything where you should be able to get into under the sound tab is all grayed out so i can do anything with it and its the same with the local administrator account and yes my user has admin rights. i tried different speakers that had the head phone jack that plugs into the green sound plug on the mother board and that didn't do anything i then tried with the usb connect to hopefully force the computer to reconize the hardware trying to be used. i got the same results still everything is grayed out. i looked at the services to make sure that windows audio is on automatic and it is, check for updates for the audio drivers and then installed realtech auido driver to try to replace the current on on the computer.

The error that she is recieving from windows media plyr is:

Error: Error ID = 0xC00D11BA, Condition ID = 0x00000000

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Answer:Having problems with my computer speakers

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i had to reboot the computer and there is no sound coming from the speakers or anywheres.how can i fix it?

Answer:no sound from computer speakers

try to do a sytem restore to a dtae that it was working here is a link to show how you do it http://support.microsoft.com/kb/306084

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Is there anyway to connect my Bose Computer Speakers directly to my Panasonic Flatscrren.  My reciever recently went out and i have these computer speakers that i never use.  Is there some kind of adapter or something i can buy in order to plug the speakers directly into the TV?These are the speakers...http://reviews.pricegrabber.com/speakers/m/3064105/Thanks.

Answer:Bose Computer Speakers to TV

Gotta know the model of the TV as well.

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Same equipment in Windows XP Home and Windows Vista Home Premium 32. Ran Creative Update program after reinstalling the driver to get the latest driver for Audigy 2. Speakers pop randomly in Vista, but not in Windows XP and it's the same computer the same wiring, everything. Any suggestions? paj692
 

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Windows 7, I installed Bluetooth on my old laptop, my Bluetooth earbuds works,But no sound from my laptop Speakers.
Can I use my Bluetooth ear buds Plus the computer speakers?.
My hearing is bad,so I want to use my Bluetooth Earbuds, my wife want to hear from The speakers, is this possible?.

Dan, At 80
any help would be appreciated.

Answer:Bluetooth plus Computer speakers

Windows only allows one default audio playback device. Thus you can't use both. There may be some 3rd party program somewhere that will do that, but I don't know of any.

Jack - 77 and a Florida retiree. My hearing isn't too good either. I just got hearing aids.

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OK, I Don't use a computer monitor I just use a HDMI TV screen so I use some speakers I bought to hear my music and what not, on Friday night my speakers where working and from Saturday night and even now they don't work for my computer, I tested them with my mp3 players and there was sound I plug it back into the computer no sound. I really want to listen to my music and watch video's with sound. If any one can help I would be most grateful.

Answer:My Speakers are not working for my computer any more

Are they in the correct plug ? ?Did you check Control Panel/Sounds to see if anything is muted ? ?

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I have JBL 2.0 speakers. My speakers are not producing any type of sound. The power light in speakers is also not turned on. But, when i plug my headphones in that jack, they work perfectly. Is there a problem with my speakers or is there any other problem ?HELP...........

Answer:No power in my computer speakers

It sounds like a problem with the speakers. Can you try them somewhere else?

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How do I get the bass sound like in the car but on the pc? Do they make sub woofers for pc and get an amp? Will I need a new sound card? I dont know

ty
 

Answer:How to get Bass on your computer speakers?

if u happen to have money to spare. get a decent speaker, and then soundcard.
it all depends on your requirement, room size, and budget.
 

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Hi Everyone,
I have connected my Logitech Computer 2.1 speakers to my desktop Win XP Pro computer and unfortunately no sound can be heard. None of the system sounds can be heard either ! In all other respects the computer works fine.
The following comments may help :-
1. Speakers work with another of my computers.
2. I have checked for "mutes" and no boxes are ticked. All Volumes are high.
3. The Logitech is connected correctly to the green out of my computer
4. Device Manager says my Soundmax is properly installed and working properly.
5. No updates were available
6. I have deleted the driver and reinstalled it.
7. Cannot open the Soundmax Icon.
Would be very grateful for any help you could suggest.
Best wishes,
Peter

Answer:My Computer Speakers (2.1) do not work

Purchased a usb sound card and my speakers now work. The problem seems to have been that my motherboard, newly installed, had a fault with the sound card part.

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Hi, I've been searching around for an answer to this challenge.
I just connected 2 external speakers, JBL brand, to my HP computer (Vista) a few days ago, and there's no sound coming out.
I checked the connections, sound volume is turned up and on, not muted.
There are no viruses or malware that I can see. Now, even if I hook up the audio cord to the tower and monitor, there's no sound, but there was before.
Could the problem be in the sound card? The graph for sound is moving up and down, but no sound even if playing Win Media Player or sounds online.
It just stopped suddenly when I hooked up the 2 speakers.
Please help.
 

Answer:No sound on computer speakers..Help!

What is impedance of the JBL speakers?
Unhooked the speakers and plug in headphones then in the same connector.
 

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I've been browsing Google for the past four hours trying to find a way to connect my hi-fi speakers to my computer.
I obviously already know of the 3.5mm to phono method that connects to the AUX of my main hi-fi unit but I'm looking for a method to use only my speakers and not the main unit.
Each speaker connects via four exposed wires into the back of the main unit and then you close small clamps to lock them in place.
I've seen people have mentioned on several websites that it's possible to use a small amp/tuner to bypass the main unit but I'm still not sure.
The system in question is a Panasonic SA-PM28 and thanks in advance for any information you can give me.
 

Answer:Connecting Hi-Fi speakers to computer

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A few months back I saw some wireless computer speakers advertised in an Argos catalogue. A bit gimmicky, but I'd like to use them to listen to foreign radio stations over the 'net while away from the computer (i.e. in other parts of the house).Now that I've saved enough pennies they are no longer in the catalogue. Does anyone know what they are called and where to get them? Has anyone used them - do they work OK?

Answer:Wireless computer speakers

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I hope this is the right forum to ask.  I have a computer with Windows 8.1.  It has mini jacks on the back for line in, line out, rear left & right, side left & right, and center/subwoofer.  I'd been using the line out for computer speakers.  Now I have the line out going to a stereo amplifier.  I want to have the option of using the external computer speakers too. 
 
I know I could do this with a splitter, but is there a better way?  I've tried the computer speakers in all of the other outputs.  I went to Control panel/sound/playback tab/speakers/configure.  I tested the speakers in all of the other outputs, and the test works.  However, the normal computer sound (which is now going to the stereo amp) doesn't come out of the computer speakers in any combination.
 
Is there a way to set it up so I can use either?

Answer:using computer speakers and a stereo

Hey there,
You might want to take a look here to see the visual instruction that can help you do it the right way.
This is a visual instruction so you can see clearly and follow the steps.
I hope this helps.
p.s post your final results back. I'd like to know this was helpful.
Good luck boddy..!

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Hi

I am trying to connect computer speakers to my TV via a 6ft 3.5mm Stereo Female to 2 RCA Male cable , i have the RCA red and white connected to the TV and the female end connected
to the speakers , i am getting no sound out of speakers, the speakers have their own power which are plugged in, the RCA cable ends do not seem to be snug when plugged into TV, are there different type RCA cable ends ?

Thank you

Dan
 

Answer:Connecting computer speakers to TV

not usually - are you using an audio out on the TV ?
 

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I recently unhooked the cables from my subwoofer, when I went to plug it in later, the sound wasn't working. I never unhooked the cable from the audio port  on my pc. I correctly hooked it up back to my woofer (there are are only 2 ways to do it anyways) and my computer doesn't see the speakers. Under playback it says speakers not plugged in. The sound works on my pc, i have wireless headphones that work fine.
 
More info:
I run Windows 8.1, I believe my sound is connected to the motherboard. I got my computer from NCIX. My processor is Intel. In my device drivers, under sound it has two listings. High definition audio device, and NVIDIA High definition audio.
 
This is driving my crazy, please help, thank you.

Answer:Computer says speakers are not plugged in when they are.

In Playback devices for Speakers and Headphones, can you right-click and Set As Default? Another point of setting as default is that you might have some disabled playbacks. By right-clicking on an empty space within the Playback section, checkmark show disabled and disconnected devices and hit Apply. By the way, Welcome to the Bleeping Computer Community

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Okay so my computer speakers are on but I here no sound what-so-ever.I have a dell computer and dell speakers.I just started having this complications about 2 or 3 days ago.System:Microsoft Windows XPHome EditionVersion 2002Service Pack 3Computer:Intel(R)Pentium(R) 4 cpu 2.80GHz2.79GHz, 256 MB of RAM

Answer:MY COMPUTER SPEAKERS ARE NOT WORKING

The USB line for the speakers is plugged in?Green plug in green hole?Volume in windows is up on Master and wave channels?In the same place you got the system and computer info from (just push windows key+pause/break)Under the hardware tab check under device manager for any items with exclamation marks or an X over them.

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Hello

I am trying to connect my computer speakers to my tv, i know i need a rca Y cable but i am finding it hard to find which female end i need to order, i have attached a picture .

This is what i am thinking of ordering

6ft 3.5mm Stereo Female to 2 RCA Male

Thank you
 

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Guys, can some one tell me why my computer gets shut down when turn off my
speakers??? It shuts instantly. Then I need to plug out power strip and then to plug it in to turn on my machine. This happen sometimes, and I began to worry for my power supply and motherboard... Please advice.!!!!!

Answer:My computer crashes when I turn the speakers off

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Hyperion 1


Guys, can some one tell me why my computer gets shut down when turn off my
speakers??? It shuts instantly. Then I need to plug out power strip and then to plug it in to turn on my machine. This happen sometimes, and I began to worry for my power supply and motherboard... Please advice.!!!!!


Hi Hyperion
First:If the speakers are not connected (with the very old style/system throw the monitor) then just unplug them and use try with other speakers, before to concern and change any other hardware.
Second: Bad or old wires?Faulty Sound card?
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Try that first and please post back with ANY results for further steps.

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I am trying to connect two external speakers to my computer along with the internal ones.  I want to put one in the garage and one in another room so that I can hear an alarm connected to my stock trading account.  I bought two Altec Lansing speakers and am having trouble connecting them.  Can I use a splitter?  What is the easiest way to make all four speakers work?  Thanks.

Answer:Connecting external speakers to computer

Well i Imagen your internal speakers are on your monitor (green tipped wire), so without an audio head unit; i am quite sure your only option is to use a splitter.

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Mu computer speakers will not work there is no volume icon in my task bar. Also when i go into sounds and audio devices i cant use any of the device volume or speaker setting buttons. Last my computer is telling me all my audio drivers are installed. I also tried reinstalling drivers numerous times. I would greatly appreciate any help.
 

Answer:Computer speakers wont work

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I am looking for software which would play on computer speakers only the voice of incoming calls and not my voice (to act as an amplifier of the telephone receiver).

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2 questions:

1) Can I use 5.1 computer surround sound speakers for TVs? I know that a TV doesnt have that green, black, & brown jacks , but I was wondering if there was an adapter that changes it from green/black/brown to red/white on a TV?

2) Also, is it possible to change a headphone jack on a Laptop into a green/black/brown connection? (instead of having a soundcard on the Laptop)
A friend of mine said all this was possible, but I want to make sure he knows what he's saying!
thanks!!!
 

Answer:5.1 computer surround sound speakers use for TV?

The problem with the TV is that it has no way of accepting that many channels unless the connections are already there. Each one of those connections represents another part of the surround sound, and if there are only two outputs (left and right or red and white) then the best you can do is stereo. Unfortunately a headphone jack on a laptop is in the same boat as as dual rca outs on a tv...it's a stereo (2 channel) output. Buying a soundcard for the laptop is the only way I can think of that will solve this issue.
 

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I am trying to install Dragon Naturally Speaking(dictation software) on my computer  - which is a state of the art desk top running windows 7. The problem is straightforward: I already have external desktop speakers for music and videos. Dragon Naturally Speaking is a dictation system that requires a headset with microphone and earphones. When I plug in the headset, it preempts my desktop speakers whether or not the Dragon software is turned on or off. The vendor of Dragon says the only way to hear my external speakers is to unplug the headset whenever I want to listen to the speakers. Given the location and configuration of the desktop, this is inconvenient in the extreme. Anybody know of a software or wiring solution?

Answer:How do I use both earphones and speakers on a desktop computer?

My laptop has separate plugs for MIC and EAR.I have no problem using both speakers and MIC at the same time. Just do not plug in the EAR plug. Just use MIC.

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I know there's a topic a lot like this one on these forums, but the guy had a different problem and it was never resolved.

my right speaker is the speaker that connects directly to the computer and to the AC adapter. however, the audio cable isn't long enough for it to reach all the way to the right side of my monitor now that i've stationed my tower to the left of my desk, so the right speaker is on the left, and the left speaker (connected to the right) is on the right. without spending money, is there any way to reverse the stereo on my speakers using software, preferrably?

and no, you absolutely cannot do it from the volume control in the control panel.

thanks!
-syre

ps: here's the configuration...

CPU---------------R speaker .......... Monitor .......... L speaker
Power--------------' .... '--------------------------------'
 

Answer:Reversing Stereo on my computer speakers

Hello! Welcome to TechSpot

Other than rewiring the speakers (advanced users only ),
I can only think of some games I've played that have
a software reverse stereo ouput in audio settings.

There are features in various recording software that will
also let you reverse stereo out put.

So there is no way. (without spending any $$)
I could be wrong here but not likely.

If length of cable is a problem, (advanced users only )
just cut the shortest one and
lengthen it with (b u t t) connectors ($0.45 usd radio shack)
and more wire to extend it to any length you want.

There are stereo extending cables too I'm using 2 right now.
G'Luck
 

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