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#1 Nealio

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Posted 19 April 2010 - 04:18 PM

My speakers are still giving out sounds, even when turned down to the last. Why the hell is this? Surely even with all the standard windows volumes up full, the control knob on the speaker should override all that, shouldn't it?

Also, while using Guitar Pro, I noticed some of the tracks are significantly louder than others. Are these two problems related?

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Posted 20 April 2010 - 08:03 AM

If it's a standard logarithmic potentiometer in the speakers there is nothing that says it has to be off in the bottom. It's all about resistance.

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Posted 20 April 2010 - 08:04 AM

Er.........what?

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Posted 20 April 2010 - 02:05 PM

Thinks he is trying to say your volume knob on your speakers could be faulty. It is a variable resistor and if it isn't completely shutting off going open circuit some noise will pass through or the compenents in the speakers could create noise. Had a similar problemn with a mid price PC speakers that were a few years old. If they are cheap just replace if expensive look into a repair shouldn't cost too much if it is the volume knob.

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Posted 20 April 2010 - 02:53 PM

Thinks he is trying to say your volume knob on your speakers could be faulty. It is a variable resistor and if it isn't completely shutting off going open circuit some noise will pass through or the compenents in the speakers could create noise. Had a similar problemn with a mid price PC speakers that were a few years old. If they are cheap just replace if expensive look into a repair shouldn't cost too much if it is the volume knob.

Ah, cheers for that. Looks like you were right. I just tried an old set of PC speakers I had and it seems to be working fine. I'll stick with those. The other ones were just low-end Dell speakers anyhow. The old one I just found are Sony Vaio ones and they sound better. Unfortunately they're not the right connection for hooking up to the Dell sub-woofer unit I was using :(

And Gus, stop talking shite.

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Posted 25 April 2010 - 04:53 AM

Thinks he is trying to say your volume knob on your speakers could be faulty. It is a variable resistor and if it isn't completely shutting off going open circuit some noise will pass through or the compenents in the speakers could create noise. Had a similar problemn with a mid price PC speakers that were a few years old. If they are cheap just replace if expensive look into a repair shouldn't cost too much if it is the volume knob.

Ah, cheers for that. Looks like you were right. I just tried an old set of PC speakers I had and it seems to be working fine. I'll stick with those. The other ones were just low-end Dell speakers anyhow. The old one I just found are Sony Vaio ones and they sound better. Unfortunately they're not the right connection for hooking up to the Dell sub-woofer unit I was using :(

And Gus, stop talking shite.

I said the same thing with a lot less words. I win.

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Posted 25 April 2010 - 08:37 AM

A lot less words, with a lot more bullshit.

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Posted 02 May 2010 - 02:47 PM

A lot less words, with a lot more bullshit.

It was all true, I can't help that you don't know enough to understand it.

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