Forum discussion tagged with Speakers.
  1. SOBS

    Question PC to receiver audio too quiet

    I just got the Yamaha Stereo Receiver RX-485, as well as a pair of SONY's SS-CRB5 I tested the speakers beforehand and they sound great, as well as the receiver (I tested both separately, the speakers with a different receiver and the receiver with different speakers), but when I plug in...
  2. HelpMe200

    Question External speakers and internal mic

    Hello everyone, I just wanted to ask just incase I'm missing something. I have a HP Victus and I have an external speaker system connected through the 3.5mm jack as the laptop speakers aren't very good, now when I have the laptops microphone turned on and being used and there's any audio being...
  3. H

    Question Connecting an external speaker to Toshiba TV

    Hi, I have a Toshiba 40BV700B, and recently bought this speaker (https://www.bomaker.com/products/bomaker-2-1-soundbar-with-subwoofer-tapio-v). I thought it was connected properly but no sound is coming out from the speaker only the TV. Any help would be appreciated. thanks, Tom
  4. B

    Solved! speakers: "the device you are configuring has been removed" (but it looks like it's there)

    Hi, I've tried everything to fix this. After a Windows 11 update to my Lenovo Thinkbook 14-IIL, Realtek sound stopped working. I did a system restore before the update. Nothing happened. I did the full list of about a dozen items that Windows tells you to do. Nothing happened. I removed the...
  5. simptive

    Solved! USB Speakers working on PC but not on Charger

    I've bought Bluetooth speakers having 3.5mm jack. Recommend power supply is USB. Works with jack only if both Jack and USB connected to PC. If USB is connected to adapter (tried many), one of the stereo channel is replaced by noise. However Bluetooth input works fine in this case. Can you spot...
  6. S

    Solved! Can I reuse these satellite speakers as computer speakers?

    I have the Logitech Z533 speakers and subwoofer set, however my subwoofer has yet again died (second time in 3 years, wouldn't recommend). The speakers are fine, however they do connect to the sub which I believe has a small amp within that drives them. I'm pretty sure they're 15w per speaker...
  7. T

    Solved! How to Connect Subwoofers AND Active Bookshelf Speakers to PC?

    Picture of subwoofer: View: https://imgur.com/a/Nb3kv2f I have been having trouble connecting my Edifier R1700BTs to an old subwoofer from my Logitech Z323s. I'm new to this kind of thing, but to my understanding the subwoofer is active because it has a power cable that I can plug into the...
  8. W

    Solved! Is it possible to connect 4 old wired speaker cabinets to a bluetooth device?

    Hello all yall, I've seen that there are bluetooth boards available on amazon and my though is that if i fitted each of the 4 cabinets with a board then i could somehow connect all of them and play one bluetooth device's audio on all of the speakers at once. i dont know if this is possible and i...
  9. X

    Question Acer predator triton 500 Laptop speakers issue(No Sound)-Only clicking noise while audio is playing.

    the laptop was working great the all time just suddenly speakers stopped working and only doing weird clicking noise while audio in the background is playing, ihave hard reset the pc and try other solution updated drivers etc. nothing is working, ihave no idea what its suddenly stopped working...
  10. C

    Solved! Subwoofer to stereo speakers connection

    I recently purchased a Sony SA-W2500 active subwoofer, and I'm trying to connect it to a pair of Gateway 2000 ACS41 stereo speakers. The speakers have a subwoofer output port, but it's an auxiliary port which is not compatible with the RCA cable that the subwoofer came with. How can I connect my...
  11. dclxvi13

    Question No bass/ weak sound change when plugging external speakers

    So as the title says, one day, outta nowhere my subwoofer which i was using for the last 2 years started to offer me only treble and absolutely no bass at all. I might have a theory that a windows update could be the impostor. I checked my sound drivers and its all up to date. Any ideas how i...
  12. K

    Question How to connect 2 wall speakers?

    We have 2 wall speakers that have 2 speaker wires as outputs (photos attached). What are the ways to connect them in order to listen to music? We have wireless speaker, wi-fi modem..
  13. JonathanDQT

    Solved! Connecting Logitech MX Sound 2.0 to subwoofer

    Hello. I've got a pair of self-powered Logitech MX Sound 2.0 front speakers with my desktop PC using the following layout: LEFT SPEAKER -- aux -- RIGHT SPEAKER -- aux -- FRONT OUTPUT (PC). Now I want to connect a powered subwoofer, the Deltaco DTC 310B, originally from a different 2.1 set, to...
  14. TarlaGaming

    Solved! Fuzzy, noisy audio D:

    My default headphone jack is working just fine when I plug it into my IPad but when I plug it into my PC via splitter cable, there is constant fuzzy noise which annoys me so much while watching videos and playing games. It's like there is a printer printing stuff in the background as quietly as...
  15. C

    Solved! Ceiling speakers - Troubleshooting

    Hi, I recently bought a home and it has ceiling speakers. I bought a stereo receiver, took down some of the speakers to test them and they work! However, when they are attached in the ceiling and I go to attach the receiver to the output in the wall i get nothing.. so I know it has to be the...
  16. S

    Solved! NAD Speaker not working

    Hi I am a newbie. Finally got out of storage my HiFi which had been stored away since moving house 3 yrs ago, one of the speakers a NAD 8020e no longer works. I tested its continuity across the terminals no resistance, taken the main speaker out and there is resistance, so its got to be the...
  17. Jas.Foster

    Solved! Seeking help to get a pair of old speakers working

    Hello friends, I recently stumbled upon a pair of old Sound Dynamics speakers left on the road by someone in my neighbourhood. There was a sign on them encouraging someone to make use of them, as they apparently work perfectly fine. In my boredom-fuelled optimism and probably more than a little...
  18. V

    Solved! Speakers and headphones are not recognized as separate devices, and sound plays in both.

    Hi! Currently, on my PC, I have my speakers plugged into the back(green) jack port, and my headphones into the front(green) jack port. But, instead of recognizing the speakers and the headphones as 2 separate playback devices, it only shows one device, labelled as "speakers". However, sound...
  19. tomelks

    Solved! How to connect old stereo to android phone (YAMAHA TSX-130)

    Hi guys, I have this audio system in my house for years and it's compatible only for USB jack, old iPod jack or CD. Since all of these inputs are old and not compatible with youtube music I thought I can try and make something out of this 500 $ system (at the time).... I opened up the box and...
  20. C

    Solved! Buzzing noise coming from speakers

    Okay, I know there are a zillion threads about it, but I ask for your patience once I still couldn't find a match to my specific situation, so I was wondering if anyone could give me a hint of what may be causing these noises. First, my setup: I have two Macs connected as MASTER- SLAVE, and...
  21. A

    Question Rapid buzzing noise when not playing audio

    -BenQ GW2480 (Monitor) -Logitech Z337 (Speakers) -Amazon Basics Display Port Cable So the issue is that whenever I am not playing any audio on my PC (Connected to monitor with Display port), and the sound on my speakers (Connected to monitor with aux cable) are turned up to a certain point...
  22. Stoose

    Question Error 0x80070057 no sound from speakers

    My XPS 15 9570 won't recognize the built in computer speakers. There is a small red "x" next to the speaker icon in the bottom right and the volume buttons don't work. When I run troubleshooting on the speakers I get error 0x80070057. I recently replaced the SSD on my own and this is the only...
  23. C

    Solved! Is it feasible to have a home theater system with the soundbar as the only front speaker?

    I just moved into a house that has built-in surround sound speakers. By that I mean there are speakers on the right and left (as in immediately left/front from the couch...not at the front near the TV), two speakers behind, and four speakers overhead. I have a soundbar / subwoofer, but the...
  24. Synrednov

    Solved! I got some old speakers and I need to buy an amp, but I am new to audio stuff

    How many watts are my speakers? and how much watt amp do you I need to buy? My speakers are SONY SSLB555AV https://www.nodevice.com/service-manuals/speakers/sony/sslb555av/221886
  25. Gimibihi

    Solved! My Logitch Z506 aren't outputing sound to the rear speaker

    I bought Logitch Z506 speakers and when I try to set up 5.1 sound on my C-Media 8738-LX sound card (same thing happens with the motherboard) When just the green cable is plugged in my sub it outputs sound to the rear speakers but when I just plug in either the black or the orange cable it stops...
  26. D

    Solved! 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...
  27. T

    Solved! Help with connecting ps4 on JBL es20

    Hello everyone! I need your help because I’m totally lost. I bought these speakers (JBL ES20) in 2016 didn’t achieve to connect back then and thought I’ll try now again with my Samsung ue65ks8080 and most important my PlayStation 4 but still can’t find find a way to make it work. Here are some...
  28. FirstLast1234

    Solved! 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...
  29. B

    Solved! Subwoofer on 2.1 speaker system not working(Logitech Z623) when connected via aux

    This is my first post here and I would like to say hello to everyone, hope your all having a great day/evening wherever you are! Within the last year I purchased a Logitech Z623 2.1 speaker system for use with my TV for Xbox One X gaming. The TV I had at the time was a 49” LG 4K TV all I did...
  30. M

    Solved! 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...
  31. Gal Blech

    Solved! 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...
  32. L

    Solved! Would a Kenwood receiver KR-4400 work with a pair of Bose 301 series ll speakers?

    I just got this Kenwood 4400 receiver and am looking for a pair of vintage speakers (with wood grain) that will give me a good sound. Would the Bose 301 series ll work? I’m also open to other options.
  33. 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...
  34. Y

    Question Headphones and Speakers not showing up seperately under playback devices

    I have a tongfang chasis laptop. I'm using realtek hd audio version Both Headphones and Speakers work however they are not showing up seperately under playback devices(only speakers under playback devices). Thus i cant use seperate setting for them. I also can't play audio from...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. A

    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
  38. K

    Solved! 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...
  39. M

    Solved! 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 &...
  40. T

    Solved! 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 ?
  41. E

    Solved! 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?
  42. hari1987

    Solved! 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.
  43. B

    Solved! 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...
  44. D

    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...
  45. S

    Solved! 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?
  46. T

    Solved! 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?
  47. H

    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
  48. K

    Solved! 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...
  49. I

    Solved! 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...
  50. A

    Solved! 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...
  51. R

    Solved! 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...
  52. B

    Solved! 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...
  53. G

    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
  54. C

    Solved! 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?
  55. M

    Solved! 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...
  56. T

    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...
  57. E

    Solved! 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...
  58. B

    No Audio on Dell Monitor

    Dell Monitor s2418h can not get any audio from the speaker that it has built in.
  59. I

    Solved! 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 -...
  60. P

    Solved! 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...