Forum discussion tagged with audio.
  1. T

    Question Razer headset low volume

    I recently bought a razer nari headset, it worked alright, a few weeks later it started acting up. First of all my mic would sound like a robot every 14 seconds (approximately) for 3-5 seconds, robot voice was literally timed which had me really confused, then, my surround sound stopped working...
  2. D

    Question 5.1 system troubleshoot

    Hello everyone, i recently purchased a logitech x530 5.1 system .I have a B350 mate motherboard which supports 7.1,so i connected the jacks to their appointed color and then used realtek hd audio to set it as 5.1.Problem is only 3 sattelietes and the subwoofer works the other 2 are silent when...
  3. Guy Ziv

    Question Samsung soundbar hw-ms650/za

    What is the meaning of /za in the model name?
  4. D

    Question 4.2 setup out of 2 stereo jacks?

    Hi! I have a movie night at school and i have to do the tech (audio, video etc) and i have a question. I have 4 top speakers and two subs. could i make a 4.2 or at least a 4.0 with the subs on the front two speakers (with crossover ofcourse) out of my laptops soundcard for the back (quality...
  5. L

    Question When I watch my clips, I noticed my microphone only records the left side, does anyone know how to fix this?

    I am using a Corsair Gaming headset and currently using GeForce overlay to record clips.
  6. JackMateo123

    Question Games with surround sound are significantly quieter than those without.

    Somehow, out of nowhere yesterday (or probably when I accidentally reset to the Microsoft recommended settings in the app volume and device preferences, any game (CSGO, PUBG, Rust, Siege, etc) that has surround sound is very quiet and needs to have both in-game volume and master volume to be at...
  7. FirstLast1234

    Question Which speaker is better, the Samsung Q90R or the Sony ST5000?

    Which speaker/soundbar system is better, the Samsung Q90R or the Sony ST5000? Which one is louder? Are there any qualities that one has that the other doesn't? I pretty much just want a rundown of the pros and cons of each of them, and everyone's opinions on which one is louder, better, etc...
  8. A

    Question Mic makes my audio crash

    ill try and be as descriptive as possible so sorry for the long read but I've had this problem for a little while now where if my computer activates my mic on my headset like using discord or just other voice chats then all the audio will shut off on my headset and my mic doesn't work and even...
  9. K

    Question Connecting Acitve Studio Monitor to Home Theater Sub

    Hey! I got a big question becasue it s hard to find any answears to it. I planing to buy active subwoofer for my Genelec 8020 2.0 speakers and with audio interface. My connection is the usual crossover, Audio interface to Sub, Sub to Monitor Speakers. I got 2 options , wich one is better ...
  10. P

    Question Connecting headphones via wire to Samsung Smart Curved TV

    I have a Samsung 55" Curved Smart TV (UE55J6300) and am looking to connect a pair of headphones. I know I can connect wirelessly using Bluetooth, but want an alternative in case there's an issue with audio lag (can't stand poorly synched dialogue/sound!) I have checked the back of the TV and...
  11. 4

    Question MAGIX Music Maker disables all audio in system

    When i open MAGIX Music Maker it disables all other system sound (youtube, discord etc.) Is there any fix for it?
  12. atesba

    Solved! Apple Headphone's mic not working with PC.

    Hi, I have an Apple headphone with 3.5 mm jack. I want to use it as both headphone and mic on my PC. I've bought a splitter cable for mic and headphone but the mic doesn't work. -Splitter works fine when tested with different headphone on same pc. -Apple headphones mic works fine when I use it...
  13. G

    Question How to mix HDMI and AUDIO on my Yamaha RX-V685 receiver

    Hi, I want to set up the audio part of my amp to play audio from my HDMI connection (which'd be a laptop) and an external mike connected via red/white cables to AUDIO in. There used to be an option to do this on my older 683 amp, but I can't figure out how to do this now on the newer model...
  14. DeadlyBFB

    Question Amplifer: One channel out of four are not working

    So I have this amp called Alpine MRV-F300. It is a 4 channel 50w per channel or 75w(with 4 ohms) and the front left speaker does not work. I am installing with an aftermarket Duel: Flip Out 7 Inch Head Unit, and I've checked all connections at least to the speaker and to the RCAs to the amp are...
  15. king-slim

    Question Audio playback is too fast - Windows 10

    I recently had to reinstall Windows 10 on my ASUS Transformer T100TA after a blue screen failure. However once it was installed I found that I had no sound, which also stopped video content and websites like YouTube from playing their content. After several days of searching for drivers and...
  16. readbeancass

    Question New custom-built PC won't detect detachable mic on headphones

    Hello all. I recently built a PC that I will use for both programming and gaming. When I was about to use the mic on my headphones, I get a warning message that no input is being detected from the mic. The mic perfectly works on my PS4, laptop, and even android phone. I tried plugging it in the...
  17. dylcn

    Question Question regarding Blue Yeti USB Microphone

    Okay so, I'm wondering if I purchase this microphone can I use the blue yeti as the input mic, & have my wireless beats solo 2's which are bluetooth connected to my PC as my headphones (where I hear people / audio) from? Or does it have to be plugged in directly to the mic. Thanks
  18. jessitokki

    Question When I record audio, it is muffled

    Okay so, I bought £15 USB-C earphones for my Huawei P20 Pro and they are BRAND NEW. The earphones that came with my phone originally are damaged. I am a singer so I record a lot of audio, however these new earphones muffle my voice recording and makes it extremely quiet. If anyone has any...
  19. M

    Question Creative T15 Wireless playing sound only from left speaker when using aux

    My Creative T15 has suddenly stopped playing sound from the right speaker and only through the left when using aux cable. While using bluetooth, both speakers work fine. At first I thought that something was wrong with the aux cable, but I bought a new one and they problem is still there. Does...
  20. L

    Question Connecting projector to vizio 5.1 sound bar home theater

    Hello, I have an Epson projector and just purchased a vizio 5.1 home theater sound bar. My current set up is : Firestick connected directly into projector and using the Bluetooth feature the Firestick has to connect to the vizio sound bar. Doesn’t sound the worse but I feel it can be better...
  21. M

    *!HELP!* - MSI stuttering/static on Youtube on all browsers. Nothing else.

    I've tried everything. Only on youtube, videos will Sometimes be good for a while, but other times it will stutter a lot, make static noises every few seconds, and have audio delay and not be in sync with the video. I've tried the log out and empty cache thing.. Updating drivers (DriverBooster6)...
  22. AttilaSGH

    No sound on TV Apps through Soundbar

    Hi there! I connected my Sharp Aquos TV to a Blaupunkt Soundbar through HDMI ARC. The sound works on TV channels, but NOT on TV apps like Netflix or Youtube. When I play a video on any of these apps, there is no sound at all, and it returns as soon as I switch back to TV mode. Any ideas? Thanks
  23. Gal Blech

    Question So, how many watts are my speakers?

    Hi, I got some old speakers that sounds really good and I need to buy an Amp. The problem is that I don't know how many watts the speakers are. We're talking about 2 speakers, each with: woofer: Philips AD8061/W8 tweeter: Philips AD0161/T8 mid-range: MEROT 5030S, 8 ohms, 20 W For the first two...
  24. RebelRam

    Question Audio change when i move character

    Hi, last day I downloading Skyrim and after the start of new game I notice the audio is not the same for my position of the head, when i move(walk) and turn the head in various position the audio get lowers or higher, please help me and explain the problem if is possible, thanks for the help.
  25. mathiasjrg

    Question Lapel Microphone Won't Properly Work With Laptop

    Hello! I recently purchased a lapel microphone for my HP Pavilion Laptop. I want to use this in conjunction with my headset. My headset already has a built in microphone, but it is quite rubbish - hence the new lapel. If I use a audio splitter (1 male to 2 female) I run into a problem. If I...
  26. ssrn510

    Question My G633 logtech headset won't work in pc mode (connected by usb)

    It appears as a playback device on my pc and works when I plug it in via 3.5 mm headphone jack but it doesn't register as being plugged in via usb.I've contacted logtech support and they told me it sounded like a driver issue,any ideas of how to fix this?
  27. J

    Question FD3800x connection to Samsung nu6100?

    I am planning to buy Samsung nu6100 and set it up with my fd3800x speaker system which is 5.1 system. The problem is that tv does not have Bluetooth or RCA connections. It somehow also do not have the headphone jack so i do not have any option to connect my speaker to my TV. Can anyone please...
  28. F

    Question ATH-WS1100IS vs ATH-MSR7 for gaming and casual music

    I'm looking into buying a new headset for semi-competitive gaming and casual but enjoyable music listening. I've came across the WS1100IS and the MSR7 and am struggling to decide what would be better. My primary concerns for a headphone are: -Good comfort without mods -Decent appearance and...
  29. Drakon_71

    Question How do I stop my microphone from doing this when I record

    Whenever I record (I use shadow play) my voice track sounds just fine.... but when I go to play a YouTube video while recording, the audio track that's recording the YouTube video starts to make these tick sounds. They're very easy to hear and I can't get rid of them through editing...
  30. A

    Prime Day Preview: $69 Off Bose Solo 5 TV Soundbar

    Bose's stylish soundbar has never been this cheap before. Prime Day Preview: $69 Off Bose Solo 5 TV Soundbar : Read more
  31. A

    Prime Day Sneak Peek: $52 Off Sony WH-1000XM3 Headphones

    Sony's excellent noise cancelling headphones are now at their lowest price to date. Prime Day Sneak Peek: $52 Off Sony WH-1000XM3 Headphones : Read more
  32. F

    Question Best Gaming headset/headphones for gaming? £100-£150

    Hi, i'm looking to buy a new headset for gaming with good quality sound and comfort. I like the gaming headsets such as the HyperX cloud flight and sennheiser game zero due to their convenience, however i'm also open to a headphone + attachable mic combo. -A lighter pair of headphones is...
  33. B

    Question audio from TV and PC to one 5.1 system

    I want to use my Sony HT-RT3 5.1 system (Dolby only) for my TV and PC. I have been using my Samsung UHD TV as my computer monitor via the PC's GPU hdmi for both display and basic audio. I, of course, get stereo sound from my TV speakers. The TV is connected to the mentioned surround speakers...
  34. A

    Act Fast: Bose QuietComfort 25 Headphones Now $150

    One of our favorite noise-cancelling headphones is over $100 off. Act Fast: Bose QuietComfort 25 Headphones Now $150 : Read more
  35. K

    Question Soldering 3.5m jack 5 wires

    Razer headset(man o war wired) broke the jack on it trying to resolder but it has 5 wires so I opened the volume mixer and it had the following SPR+ silver wire SPL+ red wire (silver ish) SP- yellow GROUND-copper Mic-white I need some help as in how to solder it on to a 3.5mm jack 4 pole
  36. A

    OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2 Review: A Great Pair of $99 Wireless Earbuds

    OnePlus has delivered another all-around winner for a fantastic price in the Bullets Wireless 2. OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2 Review: A Great Pair of $99 Wireless Earbuds : Read more
  37. A

    Jabra Elite 85h Headphones Review: Great Bose Alternative with Killer Battery Life

    With adaptive listening modes, great sound, and lengthy battery life, the Jabra Elite 85h is a noise-canceller that commands your attention. Jabra Elite 85h Headphones Review: Great Bose Alternative with Killer Battery Life : Read more
  38. B

    Question Headset microphone picking up system sound

    So as the title suggests my headset microphone picks up all of the system sounds, even if i lower the actual volume on my laptop the mic records it anyways. Any help would be appreciated this is driving me crazy...
  39. A

    Question All I get is static(white noise) when I use optical on my av receiver

    For the life of me I can’t figure out 5.1 won’t work I’ve just installed all new speaker wires to all of the speakers, when I use any analog signal it works perfectly but not Toslink. The things I’ve tried so far are...plugging the Toslink in to my Tv To the receiver (using a fire tv) nothing...
  40. C

    Question Harmon Kardon No Audio Samsung Series 7

    Hi new to the forum. Would like some help pls. My Harmon Kardon system used to work perfectly fine on an old TV of mine and it still does if I test it out on it. However on my new TV a Samsung Series 7 smart TV the audio won't work anymore. Visual works fine, I have the TV connected to my AVR...
  41. P

    Discussion Please, Google: Don't Replace Play Music with YouTube Music

    As an outspoken Play Music user, I was excited by the idea of Google's new music streaming service, but YouTube Music hasn't lived up to my expectations. Here's why. Please, Google: Don't Replace Play Music with YouTube Music : Read more
  42. T

    Question My microphone won't work on my PC

    Hello there I am new to this forum and i want to ask some people here for some help. Im going to state the problem here: I have a headset from Trust (GXT 380 Doxx) and a problem when i tried to plug it to my PC I saw that the headset has 2 plugs. One for audio and one for microphone The...
  43. B

    Question Looking for a pair (or two pairs) of headphones for gaming and listening to music.

    Hi, So I play a lot of competitive and casual games and listen to a lot of music whilst travelling and programming daily. I have a budget of £150 and I'm looking for either two separate pairs of headphones for either purpose or one pair that accommodates both. I'm not fussed on the headphones...
  44. P

    Question I am wondering if I can run a sub out of my headphone amp, and if not, what my best second option is.

    Hello! I have a "FiiO E10K USB DAC and Headphone Amplifier" that I currently run my KRK Rokit 5s out of and it works great. But being a bass head, I need a subwoofer for desk use. I have been looking at the "Polk Audio PSW10". Would I be able to use the coax output on the DAC for the sub and...
  45. AuGZA

    Question Best Competitive Gaming Closed Back headphones

    Hi All, I'm currently running a pair of Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X's and LOVE THEM. The massive soundstage and focus on Mids/Highs with understated Bass is great for PUBG, Rainbow 6 Siege and CSGO. Unfortunately my gaming space isn't always quiet. So I'm reaching out to you guys. With a...
  46. C

    Solved! Warm (bookshelf) speakers under $500 [need help]

    Hello dear tom's guide users... it's been a while since I used this forum and am more than happy to come back to this community! If you know the answer to the first part (1), second (2) or both, just put the number in front of your answer so they don't get mixed.. it would start looking messy...
  47. S

    Question Laptop keeps crackling and sound popping/freezing

    Every time I watch something or listen to something, the audio always does this: View: My laptop freezes and the audio keeps popping. I've been trying to fix it for a while but I've had no luck. Does anyone know why?
  48. daniel.avital62

    Question HyperX Cloud Flight, what settings should I use?

    Windows 10, when you go to sound settings you can see all your audio possibilities and I right clicked my Headset, Hyper X Cloud Flight and I found enhancements. I looked everywhere for suggestions but have not found any that suits my question. I'm a gamer, but I'm also a music lover...
  49. J

    Question How can I use my mic jack as a headphone jack?

    My headphone jack recently broke where when I put the headphones in all the way, the audio only plays on one side. To make it normal, the plug has to be very loosely in the jack. How do I use the mic jack as a headphone jack? I know that Realtek HD Audio Manager is able to do that, but I don't...
  50. J

    Question Only Hear Sound On the Right Side (Headphones)

    My computer recently fell on its side while I had headphones plugged in, and now when I re-plugged them in (all the way in) you can only hear from the right side, no sound on the left. When you unplug a bit, it switches to only hearing left. And then when you unplug until it's pretty loose, you...
  51. C

    Question Audio & Other Problems

    Ok. I've recently been getting a host of problems, I'll list my computer, then the problems in order. Computer: Windows 10; GTX 1070; Asus Z170 Pro-gaming Aura; Corsair Vengeance LPX Ram; Samsung 850 500GB SSD. Problems: Games started randomly crashing and giving blue screens. A couple of the...
  52. A

    Question Hello, I have AOC u2868pqu and also no sound coming out of the built-in speakers. I found out the speakers only work only when PIP/PBP is turned on

    Hello, I have AOC u2868pqu and no sound coming out of the built-in speakers (audio-in cable in Audio-in port). I found out the speakers only start working when PIP/PBP is turned on (even with nothing as secondary source) and Audio is set to ON in PIP settings. speakers become mute again as soon...
  53. VaderPepe

    Question Audio not working after installing a new graphics card!

    Hello o/ So basically I purchased a GTX 660 2GB. I installed it with HDMI and everything went fine, until I realised that there was no audio. I messed around with drivers as I've gone through other threads. I also tried changing the connection from HDMI to a VGA cable (while using an adapter)...
  54. jsmoke

    Question audio can't play while mic on enabled, vise versa

    any headset i connect to my pc is unable to play audio through the headphones option in sounds preferences, unless the mic is disabled. if i select headset as the default device, i can have audio and input, but the audio quality is terrible. i have tried reinstalling windows and realtek...