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Hey guys, I have been experiencing some buzzing noise from my speakers. I thought it was my sound card, but then I plugged in my new ad700's and there was none at all.

Is the cable bad that connects my speakers to my sound card? Or does it need a cleaner power source? Or what? I'm using some audioengine a2's with a psw10 sub. Also, if it helps, my psw10 is hooked up through my a2's, then my a2's directly to the sound card.

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I wonder if it's the internal amp showcasing the noise in the line.

Some possibilities:

1) Lower system volume
2) Play with sound settings and see if there's a "line out" or w/e volume control you can mess with. I think I solved this problem on a pair of speakers I had by lowering one of these. That was on an old Audigy 2ZS though. Not sure you'll find anything like that in the Xonar DX control center.
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Bad news guys, the speakers are doing it even when they aren't plugged into the sound card. frown.gif

Are my speakers bad?

EDIT: Also, they are making a louder buzzing sound when they turn on, and when they turn off. Is this a sign of something that has gone bad?
Edited by Behemoth777 - 5/3/11 at 9:37pm
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Hey guys, good news. I emailed audioengine last night before I went to sleep, and when I got up this morning, I had a message from them in my inbox. They suggested a few things I try, and what ended up working was moving my network adapter away from the speakers. I got this new beastly wireless adapter last week, and that's around when the problem started, I just didn't realize it.

In conclusion, thumb.gif to audioengine, their customer support is super quick and helpful.
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Router interference. Awkward o.0
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Originally Posted by Behemoth777;13378882 
Hey guys, good news. I emailed audioengine last night before I went to sleep, and when I got up this morning, I had a message from them in my inbox. They suggested a few things I try, and what ended up working was moving my network adapter away from the speakers. I got this new beastly wireless adapter last week, and that's around when the problem started, I just didn't realize it.

In conclusion, thumb.gif to audioengine, their customer support is super quick and helpful.

hhhh.........do you know something................i`m having the same issue so i did move the router .............and it`s fixed:D
    
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Originally Posted by Simca;13379310 
Router interference. Awkward o.0

I don't see how that would be awkward at all.

RFI happens. Seems like the components inside of the amp aren't shielded too well.

Though I'm glad to hear Audioengine's support was quick and helpful.
    
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it true when i have my Samsung moment near my speaker or surround speaker when im about to get a call or text it interfere with my speakers for a second than my phone make it own sound for the call or text that i selected.
also try this turn your speakers down till it almost off and if you move the volume up and down slightly i can barley hear a radio station play through my speakers
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by aksthem1;13381065 
I don't see how that would be awkward at all.

RFI happens. Seems like the components inside of the amp aren't shielded too well.

Though I'm glad to hear Audioengine's support was quick and helpful.

Never had any RFI issues, so for me, hearing about issues like this is interesting.
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