Stereo

Forum discussion tagged with Stereo.
  1. 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...
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    Is it possible to use a 12V3A (36W) power supply for a 20x2W stereo amplifier without any problems?

    Hello, I have 2 of the mentioned power supply, and I have an amp thats rated for 12V 2x20W, and an other one which is rated for 12V 2x50W. Is it bad for the amps to use them with a power supply like this, or I should buy a bigger one? (I know it's gonna be "less effective", but that's not the...
  3. K

    Stereo Sound Problem in Windows 10

    I have problem with my laptop sound. In This video I test my HyperX cloud 2 on 3 devices (laptop, PS4, phone) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvnlpPWAcZc&t=40s I figure out In my phone and PS4 stereo sound quality is good I can know where the sound come from right or left but In my laptop it...
  4. L

    Solved! Non Bluetooth PC to old stereo

    I want to setup for my parents for them to be able to play mp3 music files that are on a non Bluetooth PC (motherboard: ASUS B85M-G R2.0) and have the sound come out of an old stereo (non Bluetooth, Sony FM Stereo/FM-AM Receiver STR-AV770) in another room on the same floor. They have a PC in the...
  5. K

    Solved! Could this amp damage my speakers?

    I recently bought a Micca Origain amplifier to replace my old SMSL sa-50, thinking they would be comparable in performance. I hooked up my fluance sx6 speakers to the new amp and was disappointed by how much quieter it was. The chip in the sa-50 is rated at around 40 watts a channel into 8 ohms...
  6. S

    Use two microphones for stereo

    Hello ! My PC have two input jacks, so for microphone. if i have two microhpones, can i plug both in each jacks and then make it stereo sound Or is there any other possibility to creat stereo sound with two different microphones (i also have a stereo microhpone, but i want to make it with a...
  7. ArAnd0mPers0n

    Old dolby pro logic amp not outputting to rear speakers on pro logic mode, yet it will output to rears if using 5.1 in

    I'm using an old amp that I literally found on the side of the road (Fisher TAD-9925, and i'm not upgrading since I don't have the cash to do so) and for some time the pro logic surround functions worked. Out of nowhere they have stopped functioning, and sound only comes out of rear speakers if...
  8. philanthropic1989

    What happens to a surround signal passed to a stereo soundbar over HDMI ARC and Optical?

    Hi everyone, I have no experience with audio stuff - and will appreciate any help you can offer to a complete beginner. I have bought a Sony x900e TV and a Samsung MS650 soundbar. I only want to stream videos from Amazon Prime Video and Netflix - I do NOT have a Blu-ray player or any other...
  9. A

    Bluetooth adaptert/transmitter for stereo setup

    Anyone know a Bluetooth adapter/transmitter that can give me separate left and right channels? for 2 Bluetooth speakers. There are tons of Bluetooth transmitters that can connect to 2 separate Bluetooth devices but I haven't found any single one that can do what I want. Anyone got any suggestions?
  10. W

    Technics SU-Z990 operational issues

    Hi all, Recently I've encountered some issues with an old (late 1980's) amplifier I decided to get going again. For example, when the unit is turned on there is quite a loud spike that is heard through the speakers when the relays click on. This is also heard when selecting another input...
  11. fohat01

    Adapt modern powered surround subwoofer to vintage stereo system?

    This is a theoretical question for now, pondering the feasibility of a project. I have 2 mid-level but fully functional "vintage" (1970s-1980s) stereo systems with receiver (or preamp/amp/tuner), turntable, and age-appropriate speakers. I have also recently acquired 2 self-powered subwoofers...
  12. Leonel_3

    TOSLINK vs RCA with 24-bit files. What should I use?

    Good day fellow users. I currently have the Logitech Z906 connected to my PC through the Sound Blaster Z's TOSLINK port. I just recently got my hands on some sweet material; Rush's 2112 and Jethro Tull's Aqualung on 24-bit; for each, I have the stereo, quad and surround (5.1) files. My...
  13. shrapnel_indie

    Vintage Receivers: Naks

    I am considering grabbing one of these two units sooner than later but I have questions on what is a good price. Nakamichi SR-3A Nakamichi TA-3A These are STASIS units btw. what would you say is a good price for a used unit that is working, with remote... without remote. Which unit between...
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    Sennheiser HD 518 only playing through left ear?

    Hi, so for a mystery reason my sennheiser hd 518 headphones are only playing out of one ear, the left one. It started when i slid the right ear cup in all the way so I was only wearing the left one and the right was on top of my head. But when I pulled the right cup out it wasn't producing any...
  15. HappyTorrent

    Info on a TEAC SA-200 Amplifier and ST-200 AM/FM Stereo Tuner?

    I literally just found a TEAC SA-200 Integrated Amplifier and a TEAC ST-200 AM/FM Stereo Tuner. Someone threw them out, but they seem to work just fine. So far I hooked up my pair of Zenith SRF711B 2 way speakers (15watts) to it and I can definitely confirm the amp has more power than 15w. I...
  16. H

    Mistake? Bought a mixer to mix 2 stereo sources into one

    Bought the Behringer Xenyx Q502USB and it arrived last night and I was hit with the realization I may have jumped the gun and bought the wrong tool for the job. What I have is 2 audio sources and 1 Headset(audio+mic), Stereo from PC and TV and all I want is audio from both sources to be mixed...
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    stereo for speakers

    what kind of stereo do I need that doesn't come with speakers because I have 2 100 watt speakers. I wanted to get a new stereo that is under the price of $110. and I want to make sure that it has a bass setting. So if you have the answer to my question that would be awesome !!!!
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    MicroLab SOLO 9C - Suddenly stopped working? *HELP REQUIRED*

    I own a pair of SOLO 9C's (a 2.0 active stereo floorstanding speakers with a built in AMP) I woke up during the night to a sleight humming sound coming from the left (passive speaker). I reached around the back and ensured the speaker wire (w/ B-clips) was securely fitted. When pulling them...
  19. Ghost2609

    Headset have opposite stereo . Left is right Right is left on PC in the front jack.

    So my Sades SA-708 got opposite stereo Left is right and Right is left only on my PC but only in the front audio jack. I have speakers plugged into the rear jack and I have a program that I can switch between Speakers and Headphones with F9 and F10. In the rear jack the headset is working like...
  20. G

    Buying a new audio. Advice

    Hello. Lately I bought for myself a brand new pc and I need some good audio for it. Previously in past I have owned sets like Logitech Z-2300, Creative T4 they werent bad but also they didnt sound perfect in my opinion and i want to step up now with sound and I'am curious about how bose...
  21. J

    Razor Blackshark or save and Sennheiser pc 363D

    Hello everyone i am wondering if i should go for the razorblackshark stereo headset four about 140-160 euro's that doesn't have noice cancelling,7.1 surround and has leather ears which generally makes my ears sweat. Or should i save up for about 2-3 weeks for the sennheiser Pc 363D that has 7.1...
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    subwoofer woes. stereo + pc

    so ive had a sony str-dh550 hooked up to my self built PC for a while (was 7, now running 10) my setup looks like this ASUS z97i motherboard EVGA Nvidia 960 GPU (compact for a mini itx build) Sony STR-DH550 5.2 suround stereo (only use 5.1) JBL ES20 book shelf L+R front JBL ES150 Subwoofer...
  23. N

    connecting phone to stereo

    So i have this old stereo system, which i hope ill be able to connect my phone to. I think i need a 3.5 mm to rca cable. Then i plug it into my phone and then into the aux or phono inputs on the reciever/amp. Then i can open youtube or spotify and play music from my phone to the speakers, am...
  24. N

    Connecting new speakers to old amp/reciever

    Hello everyone, i am soon gonna buy some new speakers, there is just one problem. I am not sure if i will be able to connect them to my current amp/reciever its an JVC mxs4bk. I am not sure if the cables are the same (those you use to connect the speaker to the reciever/amp) I talked to...
  25. N

    Looking for stereo replacemt

    So i have this old jvc mx-s4 compact stereo system, which i am going to replace. The problem is, that i find it hard to find a compact system, that sounds at least as good as mine. This system is NOT cheap, i gave around 900-1000$ when i bought it. I was thinking about only changing the...
  26. C

    Ideal speaker set-up to use with an RX-v577 Receiver

    Dear All, I am presently building my house, and am looking for guidance towards the "right" speaker set-up for my eventual stereo needs. We won’t watch so many films inside – mostly, the system is for nice-quality background music. But sometimes, it’s nice to party also, and I'd the the luxury...
  27. D

    twenty years behind technology, need help updating home theater.

    I have just ordered my first ever flat screen tv, blue ray player and a sound bar and I am not sure what I will need to hook them up to my stereo receiver. The TV is a Samsung model UN65JU7500 FXA, the blue ray is a Samsung BD-H6500 and the sound bar is a Samsung HW - J550. I would like to hook...
  28. J

    I want to remotely play my turntable on my stereo system on another floor

    i have a turntable and an adapter that can hook up my turntable to my windows 10 laptop (has bluetooth) and i would like to connect it via bluetooth to my Onkyo sound system through my laptop with bluetooth. is there a specific way to do this or a specific app i should be using? stereo specs...
  29. S

    Computer speaker Recommendations?

    Hi I'm looking for a recommendation on some computer speakers that meet the following requirements. 2.0 or 2.1 on par in sound quality with my headset (Hyper X Cloud II) people who are familiar with that headset should know how great it sounds. I'm looking for something External but just as...
  30. RyuuCZ

    My 7.1 headset only works in "stereo"

    Hello. I have a problem with my Cavimanus headset. When I originally bought it, I could use both 7.1 and 5.1 audio. Now, for some reason, I only can set it to Stereo - no other option. And same with my microphone. Originally, I could set it to much better quality. Now, only the lowest quality...
  31. H

    PC to Stereo via HDMI Question :)

    Hey everyone! I have a quick audio related question. I'm getting tired of solely playing the sound from my PC to my headset and would like to run it through my old stereo instead. However, I am not sure how or even if I can. My stereo is a Sharp DVD Micro System. Model: XLDV75HMKII (Sharp’s...
  32. R

    New Sound Card for Tiamat 7.1 or New Headphones??

    I currently own the Asus Xonar DS sound card and the 7.1 on my Razer Tiamat sounds weird and echos a lot. I am not sure if that is just my sound card or just the true 7.1 surround sound, the stereo mode works fine and the quality is very good. Instead i was thinking about buying new closed...
  33. G

    Connect 4 and 8 ohm speakers to stereo?

    Hi, I'm gonna start of to say that I am totally new to all of this. So I'm sorry if my question seem stupid. I bought an old radio cabinet, the radio was busted so I simply put in a tiny amplifier I had lying around. (2 channel, stereo) It had three speakers in it. One in middle, two on...
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    PC College Speaker setup

    Hi everyone, I am going to college soon and need a new sound setup for my pc. As of now I have a full 5.2 Dolby Digital surround sound setup (Receiver 5 speakers and 2 subwoofers) but I will not be able to fit those in my new dorm. I was wondering if you guys have any suggestions for setups...
  35. M

    One speaker plays before the other when turning up volume from 0

    The speakers are in synch but as I turn the volume up from 0, one of the speakers plays (at around 0.5 volume) sound before the other (at around 1 volume). It also seems that at volume 2+ the vol1 speaker is quieter. The system is made up of two stereo speakers with a tweeter and woofer each...
  36. M

    Left sub on my stereo speakers doesn't work after car journey.

    I bought a set of Wharfedale Rubiance RB-25 speakers to go with my pioneer amp and pioneer cd player (can't remember model number but 1980's tech). They were sold to me as a set and I tested before taking them home. Each speaker has two parts - an upper speaker and a lower (sub?) speaker head...
  37. G

    Verify 5.1 on Stereo system?

    Hello, I'm working at a film festival where we receive a lot of mp4/H264 files with 5.1 sound. The files will be screened in cinemas with Dolby Digital Cinema Sound Processors, but also in other locations with only stereo systems. Also the playback system will be different in each location...
  38. N

    Aux and line level compatibility

    Hi. Strictly speaking this isn't about home audio, but I didn't want to use the cars/beyond the keyboard section as my question is more closely related to the kind of questions normally asked here. I have a Fiio X1 ordered and on its way. My current car stereo is not a CD player, neither does...
  39. C

    Logitech Z506 - Only sound coming from front L/R and subwoofer (2.1)

    Hi guys, I have a problem with my Z506. I bought it yesterday, and have tested each speaker individually and they all work fine. I have set up the speakers using an analog connection (Green, Orange and Black) to an External USB 5.1 Sound Card. The three cables come from the back of the...
  40. naroslife

    How to use all speakers of 5.1 system with smartphone?

    Hello there! I have a Genius SW-5.1 1000 sound system. Photo: I am looking for ways to connect a non 5.1 player device (e.x. a smartphone or an old laptop) to the mentioned 5.1 speaker system and make all the speakers work. What causes the problem is, that I only have 1 output on the playing...
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    Headset Audio Problem

    Hey guys, I have recently just bought the new(ish) Sennheiser PC 363D headset and rigged it all up with the USB sound card and all the stuff it says but when i play a game or test my sound, it goes through the wrong ear. For instance, if I go into my playback devices and configure the surround...
  42. T

    SPDIF (optical) support 5.1?

    Okay, so this should be a reasonably easy question, my motherboard's (ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z) on board audio card/chip has an optical audio option. I recently saw a fairly good amplifier that supports 5.1 and optical, and I would like to use it for my pc setup. My question is, since I never...
  43. DeaD3R

    Stereo speakers no vocals when playing music.

    It's these speakers. It's speakers fault 100% not software. So what happens is when I play music if I set balance of both Left and Right i get no vocals and sound like from underwater, but if i set balance 100-0 for either left or right (Pic)both speakers sound good (Only one channel) so if i...
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    sony gtank subwoofer help

    hello. I have the Sony g-tank stereo/boom box. model number RDH-GTK33ip. I love the stereo but I want to buy a sub with a amp built in to hook too it to give it a little extra kick. I don't know much about audio hook up and such I know with standerd shelf stereos you connect the sub to the l and...