I have had these speakers for ages I don't need them any louder lol. But I want to fix them so they aren't needing to short out and reconnect the connection by inserting in the headphone jack the headphone peice it resets the current and sometimes works other times it don't..I gotta mess around with objects varying in size to cause the right position to hear my sound in full detail. No half there or distorted. My speakers have a short in the left speaker wire but I fixed that. From the looks inside the right speaker seems to be superglued together. The headphone jack is under the light peice. My windows settings are fine just a problem with proper signal resetting the pwr werks but most times I just reset it using a headphone peice.
Pleaze help me I can't keep sticking objects under my headphones to get it jus right then gotta put a heavy amount of weight on the top of the headphone peice to get it ta go full stero. I can run them without headphones but then I interupt tv watching in same room.
I know the speakers are the problem.
but how do I fix this?
I've used 98 ME and XP never had this proble this bad.
Does this help? http://www.fixya.com/support/t882518-right_speaker_stops_working
It's probably the socket - it may be that it's coming away from the board or the switch inside that cuts the speakers when you use headphones is faulty. It may be a simple resolder or you could replace the part.
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Make certain the connections to your speakers are good. Test each of your speakers with a 1.5 battery. Put the + and - ends of the battery to the + & - of the speaker (not connected to amp). Just for a short time only - the speaker should "pop".
If they are good you might have damaged the headphone socket on the machine. These disconnect the speakers when the headphone jack is inserted. Sometimes the contacts break or become bent out of place thus not reconnecting the speakers. This can be easily fixed and is not an expensive repair. The only exception would be if there is a switch to switch off the speakers on the unit itself. But if in the past you have put a headphone jack in the unit when the speakers were operating and they cut off then a faulty jack socket is to blame.
Plug it into the audio output jack on the back of your Presario. There are probably 3 jacks that look like headphone jacks; use the green one. Don't forget to power on your speakers and ensure that the audio driver on the Presario is installed correctly.
This set doesn't have a headphone jack, nor does it have RCA audio output jacks. Without one or the other, you're out of luck connecting headphones to this TV.
I remember a product some years ago that allowed adding headphones using
a small microphone placed in front of the speaker. This was hooked to a
little amplifier that ran the headphones so the volume could be
independently controlled. It was marketed as a way to let
"hearing-impaired" family members listen to TV shows without needing to
make it uncomfortably loud for others. I haven't looked, but something
similar might still be available. It's cumbersome, though, and needs power, plus maybe being costly if you find one.
It's possible to add a headphone jack, but you need to know how to do electronic soldering. Find a spot on the case where you can make a hole and mount a headphone jack, then wire it to the speakers. If you want the headphones to cut off the speakers when plugged in, you need a switching jack, and the speaker wires need to be cut and connected to the correct terminals. The switch built into the jack then disconnects the speakers when the headphone plug is in. If you don't need to turn off the speakers it's a little easier. You just need to wire from the jack to the speaker terminals. I've added jacks on quite a few sets. If you don't feel up to it and don't know anyone who is, you can see if a TV shop (if there are any left in your area!) would do it. (The shop I used to work for charged about $20, including the jack, but that was over 10 years ago now.)
These are basic speakers and can be used on any computer, game system or anything other type of equipment with a stereo plug. You can plug these in the audio out jack or the headphone jack and they should work fine.
I think you are on the right track, if the headphone jack is worn and shorting out itll kill the speakers because it thinks headphones are plgged in, ebay would be a good start for parts, maybe even call toshiba and speak to their tech support.