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Determing speaker jacks

By learninmypc
Sep 27, 2015
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  1. I have one jack in front & one jack in rear, plugging my headphones in the front one I can't hear anything. Do I need to go into Device Manager to do anything or could it be because I have another speaker system hooked up already? SPEAKERS.jpg
    This one is already hooked up.
     
    Last edited: Sep 27, 2015
  2. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,597   +335

    Ok, a partially good update. Since I can't find my other related thread, I plugged my headphones into the speaker jack (NOT on pc) & despite it being full blast, it wasn't coming thru the headphones very loud. Any idea(s) how to fix it?
     
  3. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,777   +241

    Have you tried your Audio sound controls on the computer?
     
  4. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,597   +335

  5. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,597   +335

    Gott some tinkering to do. :)
     
  6. Coodu

    Coodu TS Booster Posts: 173

    A note on that screenshot, if you double click on each device it should show you the jack it corresponds to. When I use two pairs of headphones, I just right click on the device, and click Set as Default, depending on which pair I want to use.

    You're right though, you need to get both devices (Speakers and Headphones) detected before doing anything else.
     
  7. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,597   +335

    Ok, to clear this up,(hopefully) Logitech is the main EXternal amplified AC powered speaker system as shown in first post. One of those speakers has a jack built in so one can plug earphones/earbuds in to listen privately BUT for reasons unknown to me, NO volumme control. :( I did go into the Control Panel,clicked on Sound & somehow got to where I got that screenshot. I'll doing as you suggest, thanks :)
     
  8. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,597   +335

    The only problem I have now is I hear the music well, but the words part sounds vague or as if it was added to the tunes. Factory made earbuds & extension :confused:
     
  9. bazz2004

    bazz2004 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,232   +201

    If you are going to all this trouble you are hooking up the computer to a large screen TV. You can adjust stuff like the volume of the headphones in the TV menu.
     
  10. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,597   +335

    No tv is involved in this. When I said (NOT on pc), that was referring to the speaker system already hooked up to the pc.
     
  11. bazz2004

    bazz2004 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,232   +201

    Right I see what you are attempting but can't appreciate why you need to do it it. Perhaps if you mess around long enough you'll get the result you want.
     
  12. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,597   +335

    Simple, I want to listen to my music at MY volume level so it don't bother others. Not everybody enjoys listening to Riff Raff by AC/DC at a LOUD volume level. :)
     
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  13. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,597   +335

    Turn your volume up full blast & play this
    ALL the way to the end.
     
  14. bazz2004

    bazz2004 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,232   +201

    It's good that you are thinking about the neighbours. That's one reason my hi-fi is in the loft and I listen to music on headphones. I just tried your track. It was really loud and clear over my headphones. I could blow my eardrums if I wanted. Health warning: excessive volume can damage your hearing!
     
  15. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,597   +335

    I am & have been well aware of the health warnings but they do not solve my problem/question :) BTW, my doctor says my hearing is excellect despite of how loud I listen to the music .
    So if we can get back to solving post #8, I'd appreciate it. :)
     
  16. bazz2004

    bazz2004 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,232   +201

    Sometimes we have to sort things for ourselves or settle for the next best thing.
     
  17. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,597   +335

    Yes, I'm very aware of that. I do try to figure things out for myself but use TS as my last resort. :D
     
  18. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,597   +335

    Using 3 different players, VLC,Winamp & MPC-HC , I still get ALL the music but vocals sound distant or non existent when using the headphons (earbuds). When NOT using them, everything is normal. Anybody got a clue as to why? And yes, ALL 3 are the latest versions. #Stumped :confused:
     
  19. bazz2004

    bazz2004 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,232   +201

    You don't give up easily. "Factory made earbuds & extension" maybe not up to the job? You can get some pretty fancy headphones these days.
     
  20. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,597   +335

    I don't give up easy on some things. I've never had this problem using this type ext earbuds besides no $$$ for fancy headphones.
     
  21. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,597   +335

    Well, I'm 100% convinced its because I upgraded to W10 since the sound worked fine previously including the ext & earbuds. No need to throw away $$$ for fancy anything when the ones I had/have worked perfectly well on W7. I'll just have to live with it as is :)
     
  22. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,597   +335

    This thread is now CLOSED. I got different speakers & WOW, nice & loud :) :) :)
     

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