When plugged into a docking station there is sound. That leads me to believe that there is nothing wrong with the sound card just as device manager shows. But the speakers and headphone jack do not produce any sound from the laptop itself. When in system devices in the device manager the system speakers show no driver. I have tried every sound drive and still no luck. I went into bios but there is nothing pertaining to sound.
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Re: No Sound on R40
Your system may be designed this way. But you can refer to its manuals or online support to find out whether your PC really supports audio.
Another thing is that the socket in your laptop may have lost its connection to the motherboard.
But first thing you should check is that whether your operating system detects any new hardware. If yes just find the driver for it.
You can download drivers from the manufacturer's website.
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You have it plugged in, incorrectly! You need to look and find the symbol that is on the plug end and match it with the symbol on the back of sound dock. As time goes by the plug can get a little worn down allowing it to be plugged in, in any orientation, thus causing the knocking sound that you hear, that should fix the problem, enjoy!
My wife had this problem with iPhone 4S after updating to ios6 on a Sony xdr-ds12ip docking station. Sound would play on iPhone off the docking station, but once it was docked no sound would come through the docking station speakers (docking station radio works fine, as did the iPhone before the iOS update).
Fixed it by powering down both the iPhone and the docking station at the mains, gave it 2-3 minutes and then powered on the docking station and then the phone. Placed the iPhone in the docking station and voila the sound comes out of the speakers now.
If you want to dismantle because the dock is broken, you can get round it instantly by plugging the ipod into the speaker via the headphone port on the ipod and into the audio in port on the speaker. When new, the speaker actually came with a spare lead as you can plug any mp3 player into it this way. The sound quality seems exactly the same and I dont have to throw away the speakers, hurray! If you have lost the lead you need a 3.5 mm male to male headphone lead, just pence in any electrical shop or amazon.
Chances are it's the docking module... try pulling the ipod forward and see if you get some sound.
One can slip something in behind the ipod to prop it so it will give sound sometimes but overtime the problem gets worse in my experience.
There's the Auxillary input as well in the back... i.e. running an adapter from the headphone jack to the back. For an Ipod Classic one can leave it in the docking station re-charging - for the nano, with the headphone jack on the bottom it can't be placed in the docking station (though can be - recharged when not plugged in)
Don't forget to switch the selection to Auxiliary rather than Ipod
That being said, in terms of sound quality, the quality is much better (highs are higher) when plugged into the docking station compared to the Auxiliary input
I have the same problem, but I got round it instantly by plugging my ipod into the speaker via the headphone port on the ipod and into the audio port on the speaker. The speaker came with a spare lead as you can plug any music player into it this way. The sound quality seems exactly the same and I dont have to throw away the speakers, hooray! If you have lost the lead you need a 3.5 mm male to male headphone lead, just pence in any electrical shop or amazon!
I had this problem for the pat two days. Believe it or not I took my Ipod touch of the dock. Shut the power off to the Ipod to reset it. Also the power to the docking station. turned everything back on. Put the Ipod back into the docking station and heard the beep.. and hit play and it was working again. Not sure but shutting Ipod off does act like a reset.
i spoke with bose tech support today because my docking system had no sound...everything else was fine, but no sound. they told me to take the battery pack off of the back, then reset my ipod by holding down the center button at the same time as the menu button for about 5 seconds (the apple icon will display), then reconnect the battery pack to the back of the dock and retry. it worked! good luck.
have you tried going into your master volume contro properties and turned everything up there. If you double click on your volume control near the time and go to properties you'll find all the controls there. Let me know if that works for you.
Well i have the X-540 and i use my speakers for my tv. but the it shouldent matter, first you should have a docking station with the RCA cables ( red, white and yellow). Connect the green audio plug connected to the back of the subwoofer to the green plug Videogame adapter(as seen in picture.)
Then plug the RCA cables from the docking station to the game adapter.
(Vid. Game Adapter) /
Hope this helps.
if u are connecting the speakers to the computer, remember u must have a sound card that has at least 6 channels ( 8 channels is best) if your do not have one for your comeputer, ask for an 8 channel sound card from your local computer/electronics store or type in "8 channel sound card" in ebay, its where i got mine