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I am having problem with my woofer . It is huming and booming all the time. What is causing this annoying problem ?

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Best guess, you should check that..
A, your speakers are connected correctly (a subwoofer connected to the center output will give you that problem.
B, The input is correct - just like the speakers, if the amplifier input is wrong the wrong noises will come out of the wrong speakers.
C, check the settings in your audio control panel on your PC - make sure you are using the settings for 5.1 surround not 2.1 or 2.0 stereo and check that the option to invert center/subwoofer isn't selected (or if it isn't try selecting it)
Good luck.

Posted on Apr 05, 2011

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  • stivi_8 Apr 05, 2011

    Nah .. the boofers is huming even when its not connect to something (only to the power cirquit ..)

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    martin-r Apr 05, 2011

    ok, a few more possibility's...
    is the volume on the speakers/sub very high and the volume on the pc is being used as master volume?
    Is the amp for the speakers (usually in the sub) located near another power source like the psu for the pc or an appliance? try moving it away from anything with power in it as electromagnetic interference could be the cause, try to locate it at least 2 feet from anything including the floor (could be cables in the floor)
    Other than these possibility's, I would suggest investing in new speakers.
    These are great - I have some...http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Creative-5-1-Surro...

  • stivi_8 Apr 06, 2011

    tried everything u said ... but maybe i have to give up and go for new set :(

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