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Speakers I only get sound out of the right speaker (when looking at the monitor.) When I plug in headphones I still only get sound out of the right headphone speaker. Does this indicate a bad sound card in the computer?

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Did you try to open up the sound display bottom on the bottom of the screen and make sure your speaker balance slider bar isn't all the way over to the right?

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Your HP Pavilion F1903 monitor does not have built-in speakers. Your desktop computer probably did not come with speakers. You will have to plug computer speakers into the audio-out jack (green) on the back of your computer to play through external speakers.

There are also a number of USB speaker systems available that use USB both for power and for the audio signal.

Alternatively, there is probably an earphone jack on the front panel of your computer. If you plug headphones into that you should be able to listen on your headphones.

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How do I get volume on my Dell 2414H Monitor?

I believe this monitor does not have a built-in speaker. If you have the optional hang-on speaker, it must connect to the laptop's speaker/headphone port (speaker's green connector cable/plug). You cannot use the external speaker and the headphone at the same time unless you are using a Y connector cable.
This monitor has a VGA and a DVI-D ports for video input. Neither supports sound.
I hope this helps. Dell 24 Monitor P2414H

Oct 29, 2015 | Dell Computer Monitors

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I cant get sound on my viewsonic va520

You need to add some information - what is the source for the video that you are viewing on the VA520? The VA520 has no speakers in it. If it is a desktop computer, look on the back of the computer for a green 3.5 mm stereo audio port. This is your speaker out connection. Plug in any set of computer speakers or headphones. (Computer speakers may require a USB connection or to be plugged into an AC outlet to power the speakers.) You can find cheap speakers for under $20; good speakers will be more expensive. With a laptop or some desktops, you'll find a headphone jack on the front of the computer. (This will be labeled with a small picture of a set of headphones.) The headphone jack is also a 3.5 mm stereo port.

I hope this helps.

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(laptops usually have internal speakers; most desktops do not have any internal speaker anymore. If you have headphones with RCA audio plugs, you can use a RCA F/F to 3.5 mm M audio adapter to use them with the computer. A stereo system may not work with a computer.)

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Hyundai L90d+ has internal speakers. There is one cord connecting on the back to two positions next to each other. Using vga port for connection to computer. How to connect speakers to computer? I...

Plug the headphones/speakers into the computer. Go into Control Panel -> Sounds and Audio Devices -> Audio Tab -> Sound playback -> Select your headphones from the drop-down list. Voila headphones/speakers that work.

Sep 14, 2011 | Hyundai ImageQuest L90D 19" LCD Monitor

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My view sonic monitor has no sound

Troubleshooting Sound Issues Verify that the audio cable is connected to the AUDIO OUT or LINE OUT output on the Sound Card and plugged into the AUDIO IN or LINE IN of the Monitor.   Make sure there are no cables connected to the Headphone Jack (located next to the AUDIO IN port) on the monitor. If there is, please disconnect that cable and try the speakers again. Connecting a cable to the Headphone Jack disables the speakers. If there is no cable connected into the Headphone Jack, test a pair of headphones into that jack to see if you can hear sound out of the headphones. If you are able to hear sound out of the headphones, disconnect the headphones and try the speakers again.   Verify that the Mute on the monitor is not on or the Volume is not turned down.    Verify that the Mute on the computer is not on or the Volume is not turned down.<    If there is still no audio from the monitor's speakers, connect the Audio cable to another audio source like a portable CD player or tape player headphone output. If audio can be heard through the monitor's speakers, then there may be an issue with the computers sound card.    Connect another set of computer speakers (if available) or headphones to the AUDIO OUT or LINE OUT output on the Sound Card. If NO audio can be heard then there is an issue with the sound card. Verify with the computer's manufacturer for additional assistance.   LCD TVs Troubleshooting No Sound from a LCD TV No Sound when using RGB (when connected to a PC) Confirm the audio cable is plugged into the Audio in on the LCD TV and the audio out on the computer. Note: On the N1700W use the GREEN mini-jack; on this model Audio is SHARED between DVI and RGB, there is only 1 audio channel for data connections. The N1700w is designed to take a 1.0v RMS audio signal for optimal sound quality.   Confirm that both the LCD TV Mute and Windows Mute are off. A general message will be displayed on screen to indicate status of Mute (On or Off).   Press the Volume Up Button on the monitor or remote to confirm the Volume is not set to zero.   Confirm that PC volume is sufficient by using Windows/Macintosh Volume adjustment settings.   Try plugging another audio source such as a CD or Cassette Player directly into the Audio port on the LCD TV to confirm the speakers work, or try plugging headphones or external speakers into the sound card on the Computer. If the Headphones or External Speakers do not work, contact the manufacturer of your Computer for further support. No Sound when using S-Video/Composite/ Component Video Confirm the audio cable is plugged into the Audio in on the LCD TV and the audio out on the S-Video, Composite, or Component Video device.   Confirm Mute is off. A general message will be displayed on screen to indicate status of Mute (On or Off).   Press the Volume Up Button on the LCD TV or Remote to confirm the Volume is not set to zero.   Try plugging headphones or external speakers into the audio port on the S-Video, Composite, or Component Video device. If the Headphones or External Speakers do not work, contact the manufacturer of your S-Video, Composite, or Component Video device.   Note: Some ViewSonic monitors do not include speakers.

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Speaker in the Monitor?

It looks like there are no speakers according to:

You should be able to use any external speakers to your system. The question is looks and power. You will likely have to buy speakers that have power in order to get enough volume.

Most speakers that come with monitors are of very, very low quality. You now have the option of buying good speakers (if you want to pay for them). If you are in a hurry you can likely pick up cheap speakers at the drugstore or Walmart. Another option is headphones.

Good luck finding the right sound.

May 24, 2010 | Acer X193W LCD Monitor

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I have got 2CH speakers idont know where to plug in to the CPU

There are usually 3 audio connectors on a sound card. For Line in, headphone/line out and microphone. The connectors maybe connected to the motherboard or there is a separate sound card.
These connectors are 2.5mm audio sockets - connect the speakers to the headphone/line out (usually green).
If you are not sure which connector to plug the speakers in, just start a audio CD and plug the speaker plug into each socket connector until you get music from the speakers. You will not damage anything if you plug the speakers in the wrong audio socket.

Oct 24, 2009 | Acer X193W LCD Monitor

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make sure windows volume control is up.
its the speaker next to the time and date ,on tool bar ,bottom left normally.

play a song or video or such.
then check the cable in back of monitor it has a plug/connector that looks like a headphone jack /plug
follow it to the back of computer its color coded.
be certain the speakers have power if needed they will plug into monitor dc jack if the speakers are removable.
and check the vol control on the speakers.

May 11, 2008 | Mag Innovision InnoVision LT 765S 17" Flat...

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Sound in right speaker only

Do you have stereo headphones available? If so, try plugging the headphones into the computer. If both headphone speakers work then the problem is either in the monitor or the audio cable. If only the right headphone speaker works, then the problem is in the computer....probably a bent or broken contact in the audio output jack, or perhaps an incorrectly placed sound jumper on the motherboard.

Try to find another sound jack...for example, if you're using the sound jack on the rear there another one on the front of the computer?

Are you using the correct type of stereo sound cable? There should be three metal electrical contacts on the sound connector....a metal tip, a separate metal ring, and the metal sleeve. If there is only a metal tip and a metal sleeve with no ring...then you're using a "mono" cable that will only support one speaker.

If the cable and computer are ok, then your monitor probably has a problem with it's left speaker. You'll need to take it to a qualified computer or tv repair technician to track down the exact cause and repair it.

Jan 20, 2008 | HP Vs17 17" LCD Flat Panel Monitor

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