Question about IBM ThinkPad T20 2647 Notebook

3 Answers

Poor sound quality

My element tv sometimes has a audio sound that is muffled ,echo sound ( kinda like when you have the audio on a stereo up to high) is there anything i can do to correct this, ive changed the audio settings several times to several configurations but nothing seems to work..

Posted by on

  • aquaman5998 Jan 19, 2009

    The Tv is an element Model # (ELCHS261) hooked up as a TV not hooked up to a computer. On occasions the audio sounds muffled (like the audio is turned up way to high, vibrates). i have tried everything byswitching the set up options from stero, mono or SAP. Also tried the audio balance, turning surround sound on -off, auto vol, the equalizer ( but not sure how these should be set up)??any ideas. and also SPDIF Type(PCM, Dolby Digiatl and off what ever these mean, not to sure. I even tried the Element web site( which was no help). My quess is either 1 the TV is a piece of junk or 2 the speakers are blown. any ideas would be greatly helpful, thanks

  • Bruce Volkers
    Bruce Volkers May 11, 2010

    So you say inappropriate? Please then clarify for us what this has to do with the IBM Thinkpad T20 PC Notebook or an Element TV? Is the Element TV an application that you run on this notebook? Or is this an actual TV, and if so, furnish a model number?

×

3 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 585 Answers

Thank you for clarifying for us what it is you have, it's very helpful. I don't know how long you've had the TV, is there a chance that there is a guarantee covering it if it indeed has any problems? (not for us to know, just thought I'd bring it up.) Some suggestions: I see from the spec's that the TV has a headphone jack. You should try headphones when the problem is exhibited, (even if they're for your IPOD) if the headphones sound clean it's probably the speakers. If the distortion is present in the headphones, it's probably not the speakers, or anything else in the TV. In which case I would suspect a problem with the source, you know, the old garbage in - garbage out. Even digital cable is not immune to such problems. It's only as good as the guy that set it up. Hope this helpful for you.
If you find my suggestions to be helpful, please share with us some details so that others may benefit from knowing the whole story. Thank you!

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I have the same problem with my 55" Element TV. The audio sounds like everyone is talking in a can. This happens on almost all DVD's or BlueRay discs and sometimes while watching network TV. The problem is more when using a DVD player though. Most TV programming is okay. I like the suggestion about hooking up to headphones and see if the poor quality still exists. I will post a followup...

Posted on Aug 19, 2011

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 238 Answers

You have to install updated audio codec for your system. Go to this link:

http://www.free-codecs.com/XP_Codec_Pack_download.htm

Download it. When a box appears, Click Run button.

*Drop me a comment and i will assist you.

Best regards

Posted on Jan 18, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My speakers on my system don't sound right they sound muffled. Happen all of a sudden. Why would that be ?


I can be from:
-the connection is bad
-the speaker could be dirty
-the device (app) could export a poor quality song

Feb 24, 2017 | Audio Players & Recorders

2 Answers

Sansui 32 " with audio problem


Hi,

Is there some sort of virtual surround activated?

Mar 30, 2008 | Sansui DTV3200 32" TV

3 Answers

Muffled voices in video playback


check for the equalizer settings... adjust them according to your listening mood... go to the menu and find it there...

Hope this guides and gives you a solution... goodluck.

Mar 02, 2008 | Archos 504 500870 Digital Media Player

1 Answer

I sound muffled


Return it to the place of purchase as defective.

Mar 06, 2014 | Siemens Gigaset A140 Cordless Phone

1 Answer

TV Hookup


The TV is NOT a source of high quality sound.

For the best serious audio I would recommend drawing the audio-only digital feed from the Cable Box via its highest quality audio output. Then turn the TV's volume down. Also run the vanilla RCA stereo audio pair from the cable box to the TV in case you just want to check the weather.

Mar 05, 2010 | Koss C220 System

1 Answer

Audio quality very poor - reverb ?


Go to control panel + sounds and audio devices + advanced

Make sure the speakers are set for laptop stereo.

Feb 25, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3003WLCi Notebook

2 Answers

Muffled sound from rear speakers why watching TV


switch the HDMI cables around to make sure its not one of them, if the problem is one of them it will move with the cable,if no change i would suspect the coaxial cable next.

Feb 12, 2009 | Onkyo TX-SR506 Receiver

1 Answer

Goodmans G Shot 5032z


my flash has stop working but everything else works fine on my goodmans g-shot 5032z camera. can you please help

Aug 14, 2008 | Goodmans G-Shot 5030Z Digital Camera

1 Answer

Aiwa cx na555u


Dear shelnaaqua,
Please connect the headphone to your system and check the sound quality,If it sound good then the connection of the speakers are not ok. This system has HI & low frequency output. Connect woofer to LOW frequency output and tweaters to HI frequency.
please take trouble to vote for me if this solve your problems
ramesh22

Jun 07, 2008 | Aiwa NSX-A505 CD Shelf System

1 Answer

Poor sound quality


This is just a guess but the dolby sound on my system is bad however when I switch to regular "stereo" sound it improves. See if your audio set up has a choice of sound and try them all.

Aug 24, 2007 | Sony FD Trinitron WEGA KD-32FS130 32" TV

Not finding what you are looking for?
IBM ThinkPad T20 2647 Notebook Logo

380 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top IBM Computers & Internet Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18381 Answers

Computer Links

Level 3 Expert

2385 Answers

Are you an IBM Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...