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''crackle'' sound in speakers

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Hey there, I'm trying to figure out where the problem is and I sure would like your help with this!

I'm running an Auzen x-meridian 7.1 audio card connected to a Harman Kardon avrII with a jack-to-rca cable.

the receiver is a 5.1 and I have 5 Energey speakers connected and running currently in ''hall'' mode. But in any modes I get the same result. I have this crackling noise which is annoying as hell. Not too overwhelming but still noticeable.

Since the receiver is currently in a not so well ventilated area and it has seen better days, I was wondering if it's just my receiver that's a little bit tired, or the speakers that are damaged or simply my videocard that's defective.

if you need more info, just tell me I'll try to answer as best as I can.
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yeah, I sometimes get that. With me it means the speakers aren't plugged in properly.
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I do have some connectors between the wires and the speakers, I'll try connect them directly. thanks for your insight!
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I do have some connectors between the wires and the speakers, I'll try connect them directly. thanks for your insight!
i also herd that the hard drive has to do with it too

since it has magnets.
    
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The magnets in a harddrive are so small I doubt they'd cause any interference with decent speakers. Probably just some loose or bad connections or a scratchy volume knob, being it's an old receiver.
    
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