Forum discussion tagged with Speakers.
  1. tulumba

    Question Is it possible to have Windows detect my Headphones as separete from my 5.1 Speaker setup if they are not connected to the front jack

    I would like to connect my headphones to my back jack, i can get sound, but the problem is its only stereo while my speaker setup is 5.1. I dont mind stereo, but its a problem when i connect my headphones to my back jack, unlike the front, where it has a seperate section in Realtek HD Audio...
  2. tomelks

    Question 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...
  3. C

    Question 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. C

    Question 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...
  7. Synrednov

    Question 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
  8. Gimibihi

    Question 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...
  9. 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...
  10. T

    Question 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...
  11. 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...
  12. B

    Question 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. L

    Question 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.
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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
  21. K

    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...
  22. M

    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 &...
  23. T

    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 ?
  24. E

    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?
  25. hari1987

    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.
  26. B

    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...
  27. 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...
  28. S

    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?
  29. T

    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?
  30. 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
  31. K

    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...
  32. I

    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...
  33. A

    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...
  34. R

    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...
  35. B

    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...
  36. 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
  37. C

    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?
  38. M

    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...
  39. 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...
  40. E

    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...
  41. B

    No Audio on Dell Monitor

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

    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 -...
  43. P

    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...
  44. I

    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 -...
  45. C

    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...
  46. L

    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...
  47. T

    Sound doesnt work

    My sound is horrible after plugging in my speaker on to my phone
  48. G

    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...
  49. T

    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...
  50. J

    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??
  51. S

    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...
  52. J

    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...
  53. S

    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.
  54. I

    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...
  55. F

    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?
  56. A

    Solved! 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...
  57. G

    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
  59. C

    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?