audio

Forum discussion tagged with audio.
  1. ethan206

    [SOLVED] Is Audio over a 3.5mm jack "better" than over USB-C?

    I recently picked up the Logitech G333 earbuds and they came with a USB-C to 3.5mm adapter in the box. I noticed that if I plug in the headphones directly into my laptop with a 3.5mm jack, Windows doesn't recognize the earbuds (like the audio works, but the control buttons on the earbuds don't...
  2. Octopixel

    Question Microphone works in some programs and not others

    My microphone works in some programs and not others. It works in edge and opera, but not other apps. Can anyone please help?
  3. fishybone

    Question Audio not working after PC crash ?

    Hello, recently my computer crashed and my audio stopped working altogether. The graphics card also was running very poorly, which i managed to fix after updating the drivers (it kept saying there was an error loading drivers). Although, i havent been able to hear anything since. There also is a...
  4. Urzu1000

    Question Standalone Surround Sound Speaker Recommendations and Questions

    Hey guys! I'm about to get a new house in the second part of the year, and I really wanted to try for a proper surround sound speaker setup for our living room. I had a few questions... 1: What brands would people here recommend for standalone speakers? (NOT soundbars) 2: 5.1 or 7.1? Why? 3...
  5. lamoraa

    Question Logitech Z906, GIGABYTE Z370 Aorus Gaming 7 5.1 Audio Issues

    Hi, I am trying to setup a new Logitech Z906 5.1 audio system to a PC with a GIGABYTE Z370 Aorus Gaming 7 motherboard. I am experienced in the world of PC hardware, and dealing with PC software issues, however I am very new to the audio world. The two are connected via the "6 channel direct...
  6. S

    Question Switch audio buzzing when connected to PC monitor ?

    So I've seen a lot of threads about this but none mentioning the problem I have. To preface this, I have astro a50's plugged into my pc and I tried plugging the aux cable into the monitor itself and the switch, both produced buzzing from the switch while docked. The unique issue I'm having is...
  7. O

    Question Audio popping

    Hello, I recently upgraded my headphones from a Logitech G pro X (usb) to a pair of Beyerdynamic DT 770 pro 250 ohm running through a Scarlett 2i2 3rd gen. The sound quality is amazing, and even better after some EQ. I have however come across a slightly annoying problem. Crackling seems more...
  8. TwinDenis

    [SOLVED] Audio micro-stutter issue ?

    I recently had this issue where in any audio played (usually videos online and offline) there would be audio micro-stuttering (persisting after clean install, transitioned from windows 10 to windows 11 and still the same issue), The issue happens once in a while but is noticeable enough to...
  9. Aneesh_

    Question Razer Tiamat 7.1 v2 Disconnecting Issue

    I bought this headset in 2020 and have faced a very annoying issue twice since. Whenever I connect the headset (5 aux ports and one USB port) it'll function for 3-5 seconds and then turn off completely. This issue started after I installed synapse and turned on RGB for the headset (which leads...
  10. Question Sudden drop in power

    System: CPU: I5-12600K GPU: Inno3D RTX 3050 RAM: 32GB Kingston DDR5 Motherboard: Gigabyte z690ud ddr5 PSU: Corsair RMx 650 HDD: Seagate 2 TB 7200RPM SSD: Samsung 980 1TB My PC was working was it was my first build, it is not even a few weeks old, everything was working fine, I plugged in all my...
  11. Schexsse

    Question No sound after reseating GPU.

    While I was playing a game earlier, I noticed a case fan cable was stuck slightly into a fan on my gpu, preventing it from spinning. I turned off my pc, removed the graphics card, ensured the cable would no longer interfere, and reinstalled the graphics card. Upon booting my pc, I no longer have...
  12. LordVasky

    [SOLVED] [PC] Audio problem/bug with speakers and headset

    Context: Headset(HyperX Cloud Stinger Core) connected to the front panel(3.5mm jack, 1 Mic-In and 1 Headphone-Out) of the PC; Speakers(Logitech Z333) connected to the back panel (3.5mm jack, Line-Out/Front Speaker Out); Main Objective of all this: Be able to easly switch between Headphones...
  13. I

    Question Audio seems to have no lyrics! Only background noise

    My Audio's been bugged for quite a while and I thought it was just my headphone that grew old and stopped working but recently I plugged in a new pair and it seems to have the same problem and then I tried external speaker to confirm if it was a hardware issue or could be just a driver issue. I...
  14. B

    Question What is really happening with my audio?

    So recently a problem has occurred every day, and i really cant find the solution other than doing random stuff and it fixes itself. So here it is: My audio devices connected to my motherboard (3.5mm jack in front and the one in the back) suddenly stops giving sound. And no, it is not muted or...
  15. TwinDenis

    Question Screeching sound from during computer use on a newer computer

    Hello, I have noticed a screeching sound from whichever app is playing audio rarely (which makes it hard to replicate, about two times in the past 2-3 days). It can happen from games to video and so on. It is like a micro-stutter but only for audio. Any ideas what may be causing it or what to be...
  16. P

    Question Mic audio low with usb to 3.5mm trrs jack plug

    Hi all so I have a wired ear plugs with a mic, I’ve tried two types of usb to 3.5mm trrs connectors but always the microphone sound is very quiet even though mic volume is at maximum for that device in windows 10 settings. https://www.ugreen.com/products/2-in-1-audio-charger-splitter I’ve...
  17. muchdsign

    Question Splitting audio output on a piano

    Hey ! So I'm really not into audio tech and hardware, I know the very basics (how to plug a cable lol), but I do enjoy playing the piano. Now I want to use my piano as a "microphone" to play for my pals on Discord but here's my issue : my keyboard only has one output (3.5 mini-jack). This is...
  18. Cardinal RPH

    [SOLVED] Laptop no sound after lightning strikes electricity

    My laptop made no sound after lightning struck my house and electricity. I've tried changing the driver or troubleshooting the driver but no sound comes out of my laptop. not only from my laptop speakers, the 3.5 jack on my laptop has no sound even though I've changed headphones to new ones...
  19. J

    Question Headphones share internal audio

    Got a new headset, the neon 360 genesis, and it worked without issue the first few days. but at some point, while i was on a discord call, it started sharing the audio of whatever application i had playing on my PC, to the others on the call. This issue isn't isolated only to discord, i tried...
  20. RUKUS87

    Question No audio- LG TV optical to an old analog stereo via D/A converter

    I am trying to connect an old LG flat screen tv I have to an even older stereo I have with no luck. The D/A converter I have does not support 5.1 and I know this can be an issue. I have read that if my D/A does not support 5.1 then to change the optical out settings of my source device to PCM...
  21. J

    Question Headphones share internal audio ?

    Got a new headset, the neon 360 genesis, and it worked without issue the first few days. but at some point, while i was on a discord call, it started sharing the audio of whatever application i had playing on my PC to others. This issue isn't isolated only to discord, i tried other applications...
  22. Seltop

    Question I just got my first XLR mic and I have no idea why it doesnt work, PLEASE HELP!!!!

    I got my mic (AT2020), than I releazied I needed a mixer or an audio interface, I got the cheapest one I could find because I don't need anything fancy, I just want to be able to plug in to my PC so I got myself the "Go Vocal" audio interface. I plugged my mic in and nothing happend, I dont...
  23. dusk_fall1989

    Question Possible static (?) from a metallic PC case causes speakers to cut out audio for 1-2" , about three times per day.

    Ever since I bought speakers for my 2016-built PC, I've had the following issue: About 1-3 times per day, the audio will cut out from the edifier speakers, for about 1", then come back to normal. I have a feeling this is due to the metallic case I'm using, which is a silverstone FT-03 mini...
  24. hallf723

    Question Installed new RAM, now there's no audio ?

    I just replaced my 8gb of ddr4 memory with two 8gb sticks of ddr4 memory. Once booting after the install I checked task manager and the 16 gb were recognized but now my audio in any form won’t work. Bluetooth, Headphone Jack, Audio Card, and different pairs of headphones won’t work. I put my...
  25. H

    Question Popping/Cracking noises on short sounds ?

    I have looked for weeks for any solution but there really isn't anything that could help me. What I have are quite annoying pop/crack sounds whenever there's any short sound - it's reproducible when hitting "Test" button within Windows System Sounds over and over quickly. This annoying popping...
  26. V

    Question No sound again after 6 months is PSU bad maybe?

    Hi 6 months ago when my motherboard issue was resolved i was trying to ask here to solve my audio problem, i bought a new motherboard and proccessor. Now the new motherboard i suspect is broken again. Or im having an audio issue cause of windows. anything i try dont work. Its reminding me of the...
  27. Butse

    Question Sound keeps cutting off for 2 seconds at random moments.

    Hi, First of all these are my specs Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 6-Core Processor RAM: Corsair 16 GB DDR4-3200 Motherboard: MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK GPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 Ti PSU: Corsair RM750, 750 Watt Headset: Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma V2 USB About a month ago I built my first tower and...
  28. W

    Question Audio issue - no sound from computer

    I have a desktop Windows PC and have issue with the sound - for some reason it stopped outputting sound. The case has two analog 3.5 jack audio outputs, one in the front, the other in the back. In the past I could hear sound from both, but now there isn't sound coming from any of them. I try...
  29. W

    Question GO XLR with DAC AMP

    Hi all, I recently got a GO XLR, I plugged my Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro's into the GO XLR and wasn't satisfied with the audio quality at all so decided to plug my cheap FX-Audio dac amp back in (which seems to power the headphones better) I did some research online on how I could make them both...
  30. ochaio

    Question USB headset keeps connecting and disconnecting ?

    I posted this problem on Reddit and didn't really get anywhere. Hoping that maybe I can get more help here. TL;DR My USB headset keeps connecting and disconnecting, I'm not sure if it's a power supply issue but the headset works on other computers fine. I've done literally everything I can...
  31. edvards3

    [SOLVED] soundcard busted

    So my motherboards Realtek ALC887 soundcard died. Tried everything even reinstalling drivers. Currently very poor performance recently only right side worked but now it kinda healed the left side so i adjusted it so they are the same. I'm looking for a new soundcard around 50 ish . Better to go...
  32. T

    Question Headphones suddenly make extremely loud static noise when watching Twitch streams ?

    As the title says: Sometimes my headphones will randomly make an ear-shattering static sound while watching a Twitch stream at work. Its on an office Windows laptop and happens watching any stream on Twitch. I have confirmed it is not the person streaming's mic and it goes away when I refresh...
  33. Jaunval

    Question Why does my mic cut under high gpu usage?

    When my gpu uses above like 60 maybe 70% my audio will cut for for a second or 2 and then come back but my mic will not work. I have to leave and rejoin the discord vc to fix this. Any ideas? Specs: ryzen 5 3600 rx 5600xt asrock b450m steel legend 16gb xpg ram 3200mhz but running lower because...
  34. E

    [SOLVED] How to get my headset recognized?

    I have a HP ProDesk G5 Mini Desktop computer which has a headphone jack and a separate headset jack (i.e. combined headphone and microphone). Picture: When I plug a set of cheap standard earphones (the ones that come with your phone) into the headset jack, both microphone and earphones are...
  35. spazbandicoot

    [SOLVED] Stereo audio reversed upon game launch

    Hi there, Recently I decided to use my headphones (Philips Fidelio X2HR) on a Syba USB Audio Adapter that I purchased about a year ago for use with my Microphone (ModMic 5). Both the headphones and Microphone are currently plugged into the Adapter. No Windows audio 'enhancements' are enabled...
  36. scales9000

    Question Audio Jacks Not Working, and Audio Drivers Won't Install Properly

    I have a Gigabyte B450M DS3H, recently I noticed that all the audio jacks both on the front panel and on the back of the motherboard don't work. I also noticed that any mention of Realtek devices don't exist in the sounds menu and in Device Manager. I've tried reinstalling realtek drivers...
  37. Leonardo_N

    [SOLVED] What is the name of this connector?

    I need the name of the connector of this cable. I already know it's a cable Samsung uses for their speakers in home cinema sets, but I need the name of the connector. Do you guys know it? View: https://imgur.com/a/jFTya4g (the connector can be seen in the link)
  38. EvanAxel

    Question Computer stutters and audio cuts for 2 seconds.

    Hello. I have been having this issue with my computer for quite some time and I don't know how to fix it. Whether I'm playing a game, working on homework, or even browsing the internet, I would randomly get a 1-2 second stuttering with the audio cutting out. I am not sure as to why this is...
  39. P

    Question New Mic- now audio is a disaster in games ?

    I recently purchased an Audio-Technica AT2020USB+ Microphone to act as my desktop mic. I'm replacing a blue yeti that until now has been my daily driver for both work and games. Because I often toggle between wanting/needing my mic near my face, and then out the of way quickly, I have the mic...
  40. R

    Question How to connect multiple devices to one audio output?

    Hello, is it possible to connect all of my devices (PC+Laptop+Tablet+Phone) so that I can hear their audio from one headphone at the same time?