Forum discussion tagged with Speakers.
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    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...
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    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...
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    F6000U 5.1 Speakers connection to MSI 970a G43 motherboard ?

    Hello, I have MSI 970a G43 motherboard and F6000U 5.1ch home theatre, I want to connect to the motherboard for 5.1 surround sound, How should i connect it ? I have also attached the port image below Speaker Motherboard
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    Outdoor speaker setup (Klipsch)

    I'm struggling with a configuration. From pre-amp - I currently have a Niles S-245 (45w) power amp connected through volume (impedance matching) 4 volume controllers (one 60w; the others 45w) to four sets of speakers (2 in the house - study/master bedroom; 2 outside - patio and rock). I've...
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    External speakers for SPDIF TV?

    I have an old Philips 47PFL3603D/F7 (https://www.usa.philips.com/c-p/47PFL3603D_F7/119-cm-47-inch-full-hd-1080p/specifications). It has SPDIF output & HDMI v1.3. I am wondering if I need SPDIF specific speakers or if SPDIF works with regular coax cables. Also, if I plug my game system &...
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    Home theater system

    I have a Samsung HT-F6550 Blu Ray Home theater system. I wish to change the rear and center speaker (3 ohms) with Yamaha Rear & Center Speaker (6 ohms). Can I do this directly ? Will this produce better audio ? Will this changers affect my Samsunvg Home Theater system ?
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    Active speakers on new str-dn1080

    Hello, my name is Edmond from the Netherlands. I have a question about my new Sony amplifier. How can i connect my active speakers to my str-dn1080?
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    Need speaker suggestion

    Could you please suggest some good speakers, 2.1 or book shelf speakers to replace my old Harman Kardon Soundsticks III. I'll mainly for gaming, movies and songs. It is a small room and my budget is upto INR 15K.
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    Speaker help / Poll

    Hi Community! I'm on the market for a nice pair of bookshelf speakers with the best bang for your buck and a appropriate receiver. I'm a novice when it comes to this topic and wanted to pick your guy's brain on what i should drop my hard earned money on. This set up will primarily be used...
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    Help, Audio problem with Ibiza Bluetooth Speakers

    So I have had my Ibiza speakers for a while, and I generally use them while working in the garage on cars. So 80% of the time when the speakers are working, they work on full blast. I have them pretty high on my desk and generally keep them plugged into the wall a majority of the time unless I...
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    Public Meeting Sound Setup

    I work for a school district and am currently responsible for setting up a camera and managing the sound for school board meeting recordings. They often take place in gymnasiums or cafeterias (maybe even a gym-eteria) The equipment we have was picked well before I started and I'm curious if...
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    Sansui G-7500 and ELAC Debut F6.2 speakers - "caution: 8 ohm or higher" warning on receiver, ELAC's are gorgeous sounding, but

    Hello! I am considering a pair of ELAC Debut 2.0 F6.2 floor-standing speakers (they sound AMAZING!) but my Sansui G-7500 is labeled warning "8 ohm speakers or higher" - am I walking into a problem with the ELAC's, rated at 6ohms?
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    How can I connect my old Sony cabinet speakers to my new Samsung Smart 4K tv?

    I have two older model Sony speakers that did connect with the red/white cords to my old tv. How can I attach these to my new Samsung tv?
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    speakers only work on left side

    hi i connect my home theater onto my pc and it only work on left side.. i already test the home theater on another device on its working perfectly.. I also connect headset to my pc and it works on both sides. can anybody help me with this .. thank you and have a nice day
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    Receiver OHM for speaker OHM

    My Yamaha RX-V371 receiver can be set at 6 or 8 OHM. Is it safe to connect two Pioneer Elite SP-EBS73 speakers to it, & if it is, should I set the receiver at 6 or 8 OHM? (I live in a high rise which was wired in the 1980’s). I don’t know an OHM from a flower pot, (but I don’t need or want to...
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    Help Connecting Speakers!!

    Hello, I was thinking about purchasing two of the Kali Audio LP-6 Studio Speakers, and I was wondering how I would go about connecting it to an iPhone/Computer with a 3.5mm jack. I was thinking I could just get 2 XLR to 3.5mm cables run those from both speakers and then a Dual-Female 3.5mm to...
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    Best speaker combination for Yamaha Rx-v 485?

    I have selected some speaker combination to hook up my new yamaha rx-v 485 AVR. 1. Taga Harmony 606SE speaker set + TSW200 subwoofer. 2. Polk TL1600 speaker set 3. Klipsch Theater Reference Pack - This is way overpricy, but I have seen it in ubuy for less price. 4. JBL Cinema 610 - I can get it...
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    No digital audio out on Samsung smart TV UN65KS8500FXZA

    I want to connect a sonos playbase to the Samsung tv that does not have a digital audio output. This TV has a one connect box that has a HDMI-ARC connection, but there is no HDMI on the speaker. Right now the speaker is connected through the Directv optical output, which works but when I set...
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    Advice on pairing speakers w/ Onkyo TX-SR508

    I have an Onkyo TX-SR508 amp and am investigating inexpensive bookshelf speakers. I've read good things about the ELAC DB 2.0 B 6.2 pair. They are rated at 6 ohms. The amp's manual says "90 watts/channel @ 8 ohms (FTC). 130 watts/channel @ 6 ohms (IEC). 160 watts/channel @ 6 ohms (JEITA)." Will...
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    Fugoo Style-S vs. Style XL: Which Fugoo Speaker Is Best?

    Fugoo's Style-S and Style XL are both excellent Bluetooth speakers. Which is right for you? Fugoo Style-S vs. Style XL: Which Fugoo Speaker Is Best? : Read more
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    Samsung Soundbar Denon Receiver

    Hi, I have in ceiling speakers connected to a Denon AVR-S710W Receiver. I just bought a Samsung Q6 Tv and a Samsung Sound+ 650 Soundbar and wireless sub. The soundbar isn't really doing it for me. Is there a way to connect it to my receive acting a a center so I can still use my ceiling speakers?
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    Need an AMP Suggestion

    I need an amp suggestion for this. I do not know anything about amplifier. What watt should i choose? I have a pair of this: I do not have much details on this but i have got the spec sheet from internet. These are pretty old. Spec: I don't want to spend much on this, would like to choose...
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    How to connect 2 amazon echos to Samsung tv

    I have 2 Amazon Echo 2nd Generation I am using as speakers on my Samsung TV. I have paired both to my TV speaker list. I have also created a group of speakers in my Alexa Amazon App. How can I get the group to play my TV audio? They both work individually but not together as a group.
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    How to connect 2.1 speakers with my LED TV?

    I have a LG LED Tv Model number (42LS5700-TB). How can I connect my 2.1 stereo speakers with that? For further reference about my speakers Model number(Tricom T-3200) they have 1 woofer and 2 Left and Right speakers connected with the woofer and to connect my TV with that I just have a 3.5mm...
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    Passive Subwoofer with Small Rear Speakers

    First time here. I've been swinging between hi-fi and lo-fi for many years. Still swinging. Setting up my first surround system, on the cheap, with 2 sets of legacy speakers and the rest used purchases. I just need an active subwoofer to complete. Along the way, I picked up an incidental...
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    No Audio on Dell Monitor

    Dell Monitor s2418h can not get any audio from the speaker that it has built in.
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    Subwoofer/Soundbar or Subwoofer/Active Speakers

    Hey im looking for a sound system to get the most bass and clarity for my money. These are the two options I have right now. Feel free to leave other options. Sub/Soundbar - https://www.amazon.com/Razer-Leviathan-Bluetooth-Technology-Dedicated/dp/B00PK2POOU Active Speakers -...
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    Sony STR-350Z Receiver only playing one speaker

    I recently purchased some old Kenwood floor standing speakers (JL-870) and a Sony STR-3D50Z receiver to play a turntable. I connected the turntable to the "Phono" input on the receiver using a 3.5mm to RCA adapter cable. When I connect the set up (the 2 Kenwood speakers to the Front Speaker...
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    Speaker And Soundbar Help

    Hello, I am new to all this audio stuff, and I'm really just looking for a daily driver pair of speakers/soundbar. I would like someone to explain which I would get the best value, clarity and bass out of. Speakers -...
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    Windows 10 Audio Issues.

    So, weird issue here. I'm on Windows 10, and if I have any audio output device enabled in my PC, then I will not be able to play any video at all: any video played from my computer will freeze and only show a black screen for a video and not play at all, and Youtube videos will infinitely buffer...
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    Background Buzzing/Static Noise through USB from Powered Monitors

    I have a custom PC connected to a Schiit Modi/Magni 2U stack which outputs to my JBL LSR305 studio monitors. When the computer is on and connected to my audio system there is a persistent high pitched buzzing + static noise. I have been able to figure out some things about the issue but haven't...
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    HELP with wiring my car speakers

    PLEASE..i need help wiring four door speakers( two 8 ohm and two 4 ohm speakers)to a 400 watt 4 channel (4 ohm stable)(75x4) or (2 ohm stable) (100x4) or 4 ohm stable 200 watts x 2 channels bridged....Prime Series Full Range Class D 4-Channel Car Amplifier..im having trouble with my ohmload...
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    Speakers crackling, clipping when PC audio mixing is turned up, but perfectly normal when increasing hardware volume instead.

    Video shows the problem. PC specs here: Speakers: M-Audio Studiophile AV 40 Motherboard: MSI Z97 Gaming 7 Processor: Intel I7-4790K GPU: GTX 1080 SEA HAWK X Power: Corsair RM Series 650 Watt
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    Harman Kardon AV 325 to not very good tv

    Good day, i was fortunate enough to meet a disgruntled wife looking to make some changes I can only assume. Harman Kardon AVR 325, Harman Kardon AVR 320, pinnacle AC sub 100, MTX audio SW1010, 3 MTX multi purpose speakers, Samsung blu ray DVD re write ATC digital tuner, power Max 4300, and...
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    Sound doesnt work

    My sound is horrible after plugging in my speaker on to my phone
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    Need help connecting 5 speakers in parallel to an amplifier.

    I'm hopping someone here will be able to assist me in setting up some speakers for a warehouse area. There are existing speakers and amplifiers but during renovations, everything was unplugged and all wires on the walls were ripped out!!! I pretty much have to rebuild the previous setup...
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    surround receiver only producing sound in one set of speakers

    I have a kenwood AV surround receiver from 1999 (5:1) with all of the speakers connected to the receiver and i’m looking to connect the receiver to my TV. However, the couplets of speakers all have separate rca jacks ( in detail: a red and white jack for the rear speakers; a red and white jack...
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    Visio TV, Samsung Sound Bar, Harmon AVR 245 receiver

    How can I hook up my Visio TV, Samsung SoundBar, and Harmon AVR 245 receiver that’s already powering my 4 corner speakers??
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    Solved! Static and popping sounds

    I have recently come into a problem with my Bose lifestyle 25 entertainment system. Specifically, a serious interference problem with not only the speakers themselves, but the headphone jack on the receiver itself. There has been no previous damage to the receiver itself that I'm aware of. The...
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    Solved! Powered Subwoofer to Powered Monitors

    Hi, So I just bought myself a new subwoofer and wanted to connect it to my pair of powered monitors. But I can't figure out the best way to plug them up. The main speaker have an output to a subwoofer cable and output the other speaker. The subwoofer have right and left input and right and left...
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    Laptop Asus speakers

    Need to replace both speakers in Asus laptop. Is a retrofit using any old small speakers that can be butchered to fit ok. Do the speaker modules include anything special. It's just a driver , plus and minus wires, right.
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    Bookshelf Speakers, Subwoofer, PC/iPhone

    Hello, I am not an audiophile at all, or do I really understand how to connect everything having to do with speakers together. Currently, I am looking into getting bookshelf speakers...
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    Do I need a speaker load?

    I have a Marantz PM 8004 and want to run some powered speakers out of the 1. Preamp out or 2. Headphone out. I don't want to use passive speakers though. Do I still have to have speakers connected to the speaker terminals of the Marantz?
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    Yamaha AVR sound is less than TV speakers

    I have a setup of the Yamaha RX-V 485 AVR and NS-P41 speakers, however the sound output is very low. Even the inbuilt TV speakers produce louder sound than my AVR+speaker setup. I need to set it to -20db to hear descent sound. Is this normal or anything wrong with my setup. Does NS-P41 support...
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    Best Sonos Deals in 2019

    Give your home theater a massive sound upgrade with one of these discounted Sonos speakers. Best Sonos Deals in 2019 : Read more
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    Best Xbox One Deals in January 2019

    The best ongoing deals on Microsoft's console and its accessories. Best Xbox One Deals in January 2019 : Read more
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    subwoofer connection problem

    My subwoofers only play sound from radio. I have no amp, subwoofers connect to rear speaker output on my stereo. When I try Bluetooth only my front door speakers were, where as with radio my subwoofers and door speakers work great. How do I make my subs work normally?
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    I have a lg TV dosnt have output I want to connect some pa speakers what can I do?

    I have a lg TV is a 8 years old dosnt have output I want to connect some pa speakers what can I do?
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    Connecting Car Speakers To Home Theater

    Hey everyone, I have been using the speakers mentioned below as my computer speakers for a looooong time and I also got some car speakers about 8 years ago that I never installed or even opened. I was thinking about using them as pc speakers with my current surround sound system and was...
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    connecting external speakers to Sharp TV

    I have an older Sharp TV (LC-46D62U)that I am trying to connect to Klipsh analog speakers. When I connect them I hear sound from the TV speakers only. When I go to the menu to direct the sound to the speakers, no options shows up for sending the audio through the external speakers. The owners...
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    Solved! Audio is randomly dropped by one of my speakers

    I've had this problem for over a year and I think I've suffered enough. My speakers are connected to my pc via aux, they are probably older than me. The problem is that the music stops playing from one of the speakers at random, which proves to be annoying. I've checked the channels on my aux...
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    Noise and feedback - MiniBox2 to F&D 2.1 speakers

    Hi, I have a Digidesign Minibox2 and F&D A521x 2.1 speakers. I want to be able to play the guitar through it. But when plugged in, the speakers produce a lot of noise and is reactive to me touching my laptop or the audio interface. The output is through the headphone out (3.5mm) and into the...
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    My jbl flip 4 speaker won’t charge

    I plug it up last night to charger when I got ready to use it this morning it was as if it hadn’t been charged
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    Help! How to fix the delay between my yamaha soundbar and my amp with speakers???

    Hello all! So I have recently purchased a Yamaha soundbar which is connected to my TV via the optical port.. it I also have and amp and speakers plugged into the headphone jack on the Tv.. was using the speakers and amp for ages instead of the TV speakers. And trying to get the 2 devices to...
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    Bose 901 Equalizer needed

    I am looking an equalizer for a series 1 901 setup. I understand not everyone likes these speakers but they were my grandparents so I'd like to have them working for sentimental reasons.
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    Solved! Speaker making weird sounds

    My speakers recently started making weird buzzing sounds after 5 seconds of playing,even turning off and muting it doesnt stop it until i unplug it See the video below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3lWsi8uD6A&feature=youtu.be
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    Pioneer DM-40's not turning on

    Ive had these speaker for the last serveral months and ive been enjoying them, other than the power saving 'feature' that turns them off after not using them. Then when audio is played they come back on (with some significant delay) normally i just set my volume to 100 and quickly turn it down...
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    Headphones and speakers wont separate

    When I try to use my headphones, the speakers and headphones would both play. I tried checking to see if it's my default device but the headphones and speakers are connected as one and I can't separate them, I only want the headphones to play by itself but the speakers would play as well, please...
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    Logitech Z506 Headphone Jack Not Registering

    This is a bit different of a thread and most likely is due to my errors, but when I plug the headphones into the speakers, the speakers keep playing out through the speakers and not my headphones. Now I have put the speakers through quite a lot, but I'm sad to see them go so soon (within a...