audio

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    Recommended audio hardware for a cluttered, 10x14' room with a 100" screen on one end and a small loveseat in a corner?

    In NYC, space is at a premium, so i was originally going to go with a soundbar, but at the behest of many a technophile I am now considering at least a 3.1 system, though, 5.1 could be on the table, which is what I'm asking about now. The pictures below should explain most of the setup. Would...
  2. S

    Buzzing/static whenever a game is being played

    Hi, from few days i have a problem with my PC. Whenever I launch a game or demanding software, sound is getting distorted a lot. There is just this terrible buzzing and static and after few seconds the sound just gives up. In order to restore the sound, i need to restart PC Here is the link to...
  3. PleaseHelpMeNuub

    Stutter, Skipping AUDIO - MOBO Gigabyte X470

    Motherboard is Gigabyte X470 Aorus Gaming Ultra, CPU is AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Every few minutes while watching video/audio, streamed or saved content, the audio will Stutter or Skip making it impossible to understand audio. It's like the Pause-Play has been press 100 times in a few milliseconds. It...
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    Handbrake audio settings for ripped Bluray - no clue what I am doing.

    My situation: Encoding Bluray MKVs for playback on a 5.1 receiver, tablet, smart tv, or whatever else we have in the house. What I want: Nice surround sound quality (not a crazy audiophile) in my current AVR 1510 receiver with great compatibility for future equipment. Here is what my settings...
  5. cageymaru

    Dynaudio Deal of the Day Amazon

    Dynaudio is available as an Amazon Deal of the Day. 38% off. Yes, they are expensive. At least for me. :)
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    Persisting Audio Issue with Various Hardware

    I want to first staff off appologizing as this is my first post and it's unfortunately a tech support request. I've always read Hard Forum but haven't registered. My Current PC specifications are as follows; i7-8700K Gigabyte Aorus z390 Ultra 32GB(8x4) DDR4 Corsair Vengeance LPX 300MHz C15...
  7. IdiotInCharge

    Linux and Audio

    Fuck me is this shit annoying. In wanting to get a more recent kernel, Ubuntu supporting 4.18 tops, and wanting an RHEL related distro, I put Fedora 29 on my ultrabook. This one has had audio issues before, which magically disappeared over time. And this is different. Now audio starts, then...
  8. cageymaru

    Windows Audio Is Getting DTS:X and Dolby Atmos Upgrades

    Principal Program Manager Lead at Microsoft for Audio, Steven Wilssens has announced that DTS is coming to PC and XBOX in the coming weeks. In a tweet he said, "We also have DTS coming to PC and Xbox in the coming weeks. It will be available to the PC Insider audience first and then move to...
  9. A

    Internal sound cards for PC

    I just bought HyperX Cloud Alpha Headphones and I wasn't convinced with the sound quality of it. My PC isn't the latest and greatest, Core i7 4770 with Asus Q87M-E Motherboard. Been searching around for a while and found that the sound card on my motherboard isn't good. I can't upgrade my system...
  10. AlphaAtlas

    WinAmp is Coming Back From the Dead in 2019

    Radionomy, the company that bought WinAmp back in 2014, told TechCrunch that the old desktop media player is coming back from the dead. Its primarily going to relaunch as a music service aggregating mobile app, but Radionomy said that the desktop app is getting some love too. Although it leaked...
  11. cageymaru

    HP OMEN X Mindframe Gaming Headset Review: Peltiers Keep Your Ears Cool

    Windows Central has reviewed the all new HP OMEN X Mindframe Advanced Gaming Headset that features FrostCap Technology. The thermoelectric cooling device in each ear cup is actually a peltier that keeps each ear cup cool. The peltier moves the heat from the inner ear cup to the outer ear cup...
  12. DooKey

    Facebook Wants Messages in TV Ads That Force Your Phone to Record Audio

    Facebook speaks out of both sides of their mouth it seems. For the longest time they have said they don't turn on your mic and yet they just received a patent for software that turns on your mic when certain TV ads broadcast an inaudible signal. It appears this is to find out what you/re...
  13. A

    semirigid headset mic missing

    any place i can buy a short stereo-mini (3.5mm) type mic, short, semirigid (e.g. 6" length extension) ? I have a headset but the mic became detached and is missing. I see a similar concept (for example) with this shure mic...
  14. A

    Solutions for connecting separate bluetooth microphone and BT earpiece to android

    I am interested in doing interviews for live streaming and was trying to figure out a solution in which I could hear alerts via a bluetooth earpiece connected to my phone but also have the freedom to have a standalone microphone that I could carry and conduct interviews with that would pick up...
  15. R

    X-Fi FATAL1TY Dead, Options?

    Hi all! BACKGROUND So my trusty though somewhat headache inducing through the years (especially as it has aged, probably bad caps and increasingly faulty onboard memory) Creative X-Fi FataI1ty has finally become unbearable after a decade of use. It created artifacting on the right channels...
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    Audio issues with KVM

    I've successfully set up GPU pass through with KVM (with Proxmox), but I'm having some annoying issues with audio in my Windows 10 VM. After a lot of experimentation, I found that passing through my motherboard's onboard audio worked best. However, audio still crackles and distorts whenever...
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    Suggestions for phone with ability to disable noise-reduction

    TLDR: Anybody out there aware of a phone or other easily pocket-able device that you KNOW has a way to capture unfiltered, possibly uncompressed or at least seriously good audio while recording video? New phones do annoying noise reduction that affects even up-close voices, and obliterates...
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    Plz Help fast!!!!! can 16 gauge wire connect to polk audio p15?

    I just bought Polk Audio P15, but i don't know that can i plug the 16 gauge into the speaker or not, i know that my reciever can plug the 16 gauge. And how to plug a receiver( sony strk900) into my computer, i have a SPDIF port and an audio jack, and HDMI in my PC . thanks for helping
  19. B

    Can MMCX connector use for all of earbuds that had mmcx detachable cable?

    I just bought tennmak pro, which is a surprisingly good sound quality for the price(30 dollars) and it had mmcx cable on it. So i was wondering, can a mmcx connector use for any earbuds. will my tennmak pro with pinnacle mmcx cable work ?
  20. M

    Help w/Audio interference from Graphics card

    Hello there, After days of googling and trying out different solutions I've come to a dead end. I recently bought 2 JBL 305 monitor speakers that I've connected to my "Omni soundblaster 5.1" external soundcard with an XLR to RCA cable. (Procab CLA701 2x XLR Male - 2X RCA Male 3 Meter) Now when...
  21. C

    Background audio in PowerPoint doesn't play entire duration??

    Hi all, I inserted a file into a Power Point file and have it set to play across all slides. In Presentation Mode the audio file runs for the entire duration appropriately (good!) However, when I Save As to Windows Media Video the audio gets cut-off at exactly 57 seconds. In Windows Explorer...
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    Bluetooth Transmitters and Multiple Speakers

    I bought a Denon AVR-x4200w last week and got everything hooked up. I am very satisfied. Thanks for the help. I've got my family room wired up with 5.1 surround and the pair of speakers over my back deck/patio set up as zone 2. It worked great for a neighborhood get-together/cookout that I...
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    Anyone preorder those ossic x headphones for use in vr?

    They had a pretty successful kickstarter months ago, raised.. 2.7 million Here is an in depth interview with the ceo and one of the devs, they are apparently refugees from logitech (incidentally, maximum pc apparently merged with pc gamer, the original site is no more) It sounds super...
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    Powered Speakers Edifier R1700BT or Thonet and Vander Kürbis Bt 300

    Does anyone have either of these speakers if so what is your opinion of them R1700BT 2.0 Bluetooth Bookshelf Speaker Kurbis bt Or does anyone have any suggestions for Powered Speakers
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    Computer Speaker Selection?

    My current Logitech 5.1 x530 have died after 7 years. I have a Sound-blaster Z as my sound card (could go to MB Gigabyte Z170 Gaming 7). Looking for an all around speakers for music with Spotify Premium and gaming. Any suggestion of the three or one I have not thought of. Looking to stay...
  26. c4fusion

    HD audio to 3.5 mm microphone or combo jack

    Hello, I am building a custom front panel for my second sub 4L gaming PC. I already have a headphone out via a dragonfly DAC and 2 USB 3.0 ports. Right now I am looking for a way to connect a microphone jack to the HD audio header. Any help will be appreciated. Cheers, c4fusion
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    LGA 1151 Z170 with "better" audio recommendation needed

    tl;dr: Need recommendations for a LGA1151 Z170 Board with better than average onboard audio for up to 220€ Hey everyone, I am currently looking for new components for my next PC and since I just got my Beyerdinamic DT 880 600 Edition I also wanted to get a Motherboard that could make good use...
  28. R

    Hi...

    Greetings to everyone. I am a new memeber here and quite crazy about audio stuffs, music, instruments and technology. Already feeling goose bumps for the amount of exposure and learning opportunities. Looking forward for intresting journey. Have a nice time..Stay blessed!
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