Monitor speakers buzzing

Discussion in 'Computer Audio' started by celwin, Dec 23, 2018.

  1. celwin

    celwin Gawd

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    I have a pair of monitor speakers connected to a USB audio interface via balance cables. The speakers have always made a faint buzzing sound when idle that's not really noticeable unless you put your ears on the speaker . Gaming on the other hand the buzzing is annoyingly loud. So much so, I'm forced to use headphones. Any ideas on a solution? It's not the usb interface because headphones connected to interface is noise free.
     
  2. B00nie

    B00nie [H]ardness Supreme

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    Do you have grounded outlets in your house? You're already the second poster in a short time that has this problem.
     
  3. celwin

    celwin Gawd

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    I am not sure about the grounded outlets
     
  4. newls1

    newls1 2[H]4U

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    its the internal amp on the monitor drivers causing the hum more then likely.. grouund isolation issue with the class ab or d circuitry.
     
  5. Nenu

    Nenu [H]ardened

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    Try disconnecting from the PC (feed audio from another device if they dont remain active) and see if they still buzz a lot when gaming.
    This will let you know if its a ground issue.