Question about Logitech Z-5300 Computer Speakers

2 Answers

Speakers crackling and making a 'clicking' sound when volume high

I have had my PC about 18 months; when I first bought it I purchased some Advent speakers for it. These worked ok at first. I stored the PC away (disconnecting everything) when I wnt on holiday. When I connected it all together again, the speakers were making a loud clicking noise. I discovered that if I turned down the main volume, the clicking stopped but the speakers still crackled. I presumed the speakers were at fault so bought some new ones recently. To my dismay the new speakers were doing exactly the same thing. I am now thinking that the sound card could be the problem (Realtek HD audio). However, in Device Manager there is no problem indicated. Please help, I don't know what to do. Thanks.

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I just realized that when I put my Blackberry under my flat screen attached bar speaker the speaker starting clicking. This has happened twice and I shut the sound off in frustration. I just made the connection now. So I moved the cell phone. It stopped.

Posted on Sep 20, 2009

  • 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.

    Master:

    An expert who has achieved Level 3.

  • Master
  • 404 Answers

The cable you are using to connect to the speakers could be duff or the connectors could just be dirty.  clean the connectors and push it in and out of the socket repeadedly to ensure you have a good connection.  Or you could try a different cable.

Posted on Mar 01, 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

Can't find volume knob on Advent speaker system...


you have to use the audio controls in the computer

Nov 13, 2013 | Recoton Advent Advent Q2035A 20" TV

1 Answer

Where is the volume knob?


Is there a power cord? If not the speakers just adjust volume from your computers volume control.

Nov 13, 2013 | Recoton Advent Advent Q2035A 20" TV

1 Answer

Laptop making crackling noises


Lol. Any sparks flying and smoke and funny electrical fire smell? If not, have you played the volume at max and turned up the equalizer bass very high? Might be you popped one or both speakers. (I did that once so I have to only use one speaker or it sounds like crackling garbage). If that isn't it, might be motherboard's sound chip might be fried. You'll need to be a bit more specific in order for us to help you. <:0)

May 28, 2013 | Dell Studio Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Laptop makes crackling sounds


Lol. Any sparks flying and smoke and funny electrical fire smell? If not, have you played the volume at max and turned up the equalizer bass very high? Might be you popped one or both speakers. (I did that once so I have to only use one speaker or it sounds like crackling garbage). If that isn't it, might be motherboard's sound chip might be fried. You'll need to be a bit more specific in order for us to help you. <:0)

May 28, 2013 | Dell Studio Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Crackling from Creative Tech Gigaworks T40 2 speakers


I do also get this same issue, They were working just fine, and 4 or 5 months ago, the right speaker crackles, if i unplug the right speaker all is fine. But as soon as I plug the right speaker in, i get a cracking sound. Have you solved this ussue?

Oct 28, 2012 | Creative Technology Gigaworks T40 2...

1 Answer

Why are my speakers crackling on my laptop?


Try removing and reinstalling the sound card drivers.
It might also be due to the volume being turned too high.
For external speakers - cheap or damaged cables will cause "static" in the speakers.

Dec 26, 2011 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Just got a advent aw820 wireless speakers and there is no light that comes on when i plug in the transmitter what do i do?


if your computer came with a motherboard disc the sound drivers could be on it
you might have to uninstall then restart your computer then reinstall both the sound drivers and the sound card make sure you have both of these devices backed up to a disc before uninstalling
a yellow? question mark means you need to install/update driver to do this
right click to install driver also
click start control panel administrive tools computer management device manager scroll to sound,video and game controllers you might see a yellow question mark? Right click to reinstall drivers
click start control panel sounds and audio,volume,advanced,speakers select appropriate speakers also audio you will find 3 drop down lists make sure you have the correct settings there
also
click start control panel sounds and audio devices you can adjust the volume there also select speaker volume you can change your settings there you can also tick in the box place icon in taskbar
if his does not fix the problem

have you tried this control panel sounds and audio,volume,advanced,speakers select the appropriate speakers from the drop down list or navigate to the device manager scroll to system devices + to expand,system speaker right click properties then select use this device (enable) also you might check
the speakers plug/outlet is usually at the back of the computer you will have to open up the computer to check the lead attached to the rear of the input plug make sure the connection is good
try cleaning your computer of dust using a fine air blower from a compressor making VERY sure that there is no MOISTURE in the air line specifically around the sound card and the CPU central processing unit dust causes static to build up in a computer
hope this helps

Feb 05, 2011 | Recoton Advent Advent AW820 Computer...

2 Answers

The internal speakers all of a sudden started to emit a crackling sound the problem is still there if i plug in headphones. how can i fix it?


sounds like the sound card board has a short. depending on the notebook, this may or not be replaceable. take it in and see if the board can be replaced

Jan 28, 2011 | HP Mini 1140NR Netbook

1 Answer

My Korg c15s has a lot of grating staticky noises when played ....I'm told it cannot be repaired as Korg no longer makes parts for this model?


I have a Korg C-15s and also experiencing loud crackling sounds when I turn it on. The problems seems to be either the sliding volume control or the amplifier itself. Honestly though, I believe the issue is the volume control. I opened my piano to get a closer look and attempted to clean the contacts on the volume. Unfortunately after cleaning the contacts, the crackling sounds became somewhat worse. After I turn the piano on, the volume control is generally rendered useless......volume set to low volume and the noise is quite loud and other times the volume control is set high and get very low volume crackling noise. No real consistency. The noise does diminish after a few minutes but so does the piano sounds to an inaudible level. There were a couple of instances where I turned it on and surprising enough, no no noise and perfect sound. For these reasons I believe the issue is within the volume control and not so much the amplifier. I have an electronics background and noticed that the volume control is very unique in design and is not something that can be substituted with another volume control from other sources.

My recommendation is to check the sound quality of the audio from the RCA L/R audio outs on rear of the piano by connecting to a stereo receiver. If it sounds fine you're in luck. If the crackling sound does not diminish after a few minutes like mine does, I would suggest disconnecting the internal speakers and using the audio out only. You can connect a pair of studio monitors or high quality computer speakers, preferably with a small subwoofer to deliver the full audio range and deeper tone of a real piano. I'm currently using a basic pair of Logitech computer speakers and is quite acceptable until I can afford a high quality set of monitors or relocate my piano closer to my high quality Yamaha receiver.

I hope this info helps a bit.

Aug 18, 2010 | Yamaha Full-Size Keyboard

1 Answer

Speakers have no sound


well firstly check all your cables, or your volume control because some people dont check if it's muted or not, if not go to start-right click my computer-props-device manager and make sure you have no yellow simple next to anything if you have you need to find the right driver for your sound card, do the same click the driver with the yellow symbol, right click, props, go to driver details and coppy the name in of the driver by ctrl c, firstly highlighting it, then paste into google and you should have you driver :)

Apr 22, 2009 | Computers & Internet

Not finding what you are looking for?
Logitech Z-5300 Computer Speakers Logo

1,370 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Logitech Audio Players & Recorders Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

100340 Answers

sonic boom...
sonic boom...

Level 3 Expert

1557 Answers

masterwest

Level 1 Expert

45 Answers

Are you a Logitech Audio Player and Recorder Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...