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Anyone ever get humming noise through their speakers? Wondering if anyone has ever used these http://www.radioshack.com/product/in...ductId=2996360 to elimnate it or something similar
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post #2 of 14
It's a ground. PC or home audio?
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Its my PC speakers, I tried moving it off the same plug in and pf the power bar but still hums, really upsetting cause I dont like head sets as much
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post #4 of 14
Hum isolators basically choke off 50-80Hz. It's not perfect but will reduce the hum considerably if not make it nearly inaudible. On the other end you will get an output null in that range, but I suppose that beats humming.
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post #5 of 14
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Is a hum isloator same as those things in my link? What about the surge bars that claim to reduce hum by 40-50 dB, I really wanna know the best route to go without wasting to much money
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post #6 of 14
No what your thing does is limit EMI/RFI. That's leakage of noise from external sources. Your hum is caused by a ground loop and is the electric signal trapped in an infinite loop, causing a 60Hz cycling hum.
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I sometimes get a background "buzzing" when I get a text message or call and my phone is too close to my desktop speakers. Probably just the cheap logitech Z523's I bought but they work.
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yea my speakers are just cheap cyber acoustic 2.1, they dont even have a ground on them just 2 prong, guess Ill just live with my headset
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post #10 of 14
Oh. its internal noise. Get a soundcard, it'll go right away.

My motherboard has it REALLY BAD, ever since I destroyed my onboard gpu memory.
Edited by Xinoxide - 11/7/11 at 5:49am
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