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I moved my speakers from under my desk to on top of my desk (was too muffled under my desk...plus I wanted to try something different).

Well, when my speakers were under my desk, my monitor was fine.
When I put them up top, my monitor was discolored.
I moved my speakers around, it "warped" the image on the monitor.
I got it to the point where it is back to normal, after I re-calibrated my monitor. (it was too far to the left after I moved my speakers up top.)

This is from my speakers (monitor?) being unshielded, correct? Is it hurting my monitor from having the speakers up here? If I get new speakers in the future, will I go through the same thing, or is it just my speakers that do it?
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post #2 of 19
Never put speakers near CRT monitors, period... or the PC case near the monitor!
    
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post #3 of 19
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Originally Posted by The Pook View Post
I moved my speakers from under my desk to on top of my desk (was too muffled under my desk...plus I wanted to try something different).

Well, when my speakers were under my desk, my monitor was fine.
When I put them up top, my monitor was discolored.
I moved my speakers around, it "warped" the image on the monitor.
I got it to the point where it is back to normal, after I re-calibrated my monitor. (it was too far to the left after I moved my speakers up top.)

This is from my speakers (monitor?) being unshielded, correct? Is it hurting my monitor from having the speakers up here? If I get new speakers in the future, will I go through the same thing, or is it just my speakers that do it?
I am guessing that you have a crt monitor, and if you do the problem is the magnets in the speakers. If you move them far enough away you will not have the problem, or you can get an lcd and never have the problem again.
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post #4 of 19
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Never put speakers near CRT monitors, period... or the PC case near the monitor!
i do both. no probs.
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Am I ok? My speakers are almost touching my LCD?
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post #6 of 19
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Getting a LCD for X-Mas, guess I deal with them being on the floor until then.

Everything gets muffled down on the floor, only reason I wanted to move them up.

Thanks guys.
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post #7 of 19
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Originally Posted by Overclock View Post
Am I ok? My speakers are almost touching my LCD?
Magnets will not efect lcd screens.
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post #8 of 19
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Originally Posted by Overclock View Post
Am I ok? My speakers are almost touching my LCD?
It's not an issue with LCD's
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(^= good! Is my keyboard/mouse ok they are close too?
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post #10 of 19
You have some fairly large magnets within your speakers thus causing the monitor to discolor. That kinda sucks that you cannot put them near your monitor though. I have mine near my monitor and it seems fine. Have front speakers anywhere else is rather disgusting. If you have a shelf or something with your desk try placing them there.
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