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Played music from monitor speakers..smell something burning

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So I was cleaning my room and I don't have a speaker system yet, but my monitor has a speaker in it so I thought heck why not and started up some music. After about 2 minutes of a rather bass heavy song that frankly sounded like turd on the tiny speaker a very strong smell of burning plastic/electronics started coming from my monitor. I turned off the music and everything seems to be working. Anyone know why? Thanks in advance smile.gif
post #2 of 8
monitor speakers are a little bit over mass produced, and thus bad quality, i wouldnt doubt a few resistors were having trouble feeding power to the speakers and were starting to melt.
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post #3 of 8
I'm no expert, but it seems to me you might have overpowered the speaker built into the monitor, especially if it's a bass intensive song and you cranked it up.
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lmao you almost had a meltdown worse than japan. Proly overloaded caps, haha get some sea watter quick
post #5 of 8
not cool dude^^


yea, you prolly blew some caps
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post #6 of 8
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:| hope everything keeps working, the back-light seems to take a lot longer to get bright now.. Sigh, all this for techno lmao
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At least it's an excuse to get a new monitor and some proper speakers.
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post #8 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by frizo;13643505 
At least it's an excuse to get a new monitor and some proper speakers.

lol ya thats a good way to think about it, well thanks for the info smile.gif
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