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Only one speaker/headphone working

post #1 of 12
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Grrrrrrr. I had this problem with my old headphones and I blamed the problem on Logitech's ****ty quality, but I guess it's my computer since it's doing it with my RX700s too.


Only my left headphone works right. No sound comes through the right one, at all. It's like it's in a mono configuration. I've been all through the Creative control panel and through the Windows Sound thing, and I can't get it to play Stereo. What is going on here?
post #2 of 12
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And now I'm not getting any sounds but Windows sounds. I'm just going to reinstall these crap drivers.
post #3 of 12
Yea, I would try to a fresh install of drivers. Also you can use Driver Sweeper to clean up older drivers that windows fails to remove after an uninstall. Also make sure you don't have your onboard drivers installed and disable onboard audio in your bios if you haven't already.
post #4 of 12
Thread Starter 
Done all of that. Still no sound through the right can.



They sound great, but for ****'s sake. I'm going to try plugging them into the onboard audio and enabling that, see if it's just Creative being ****.
post #5 of 12
Thread Starter 
Yeah, it's still screwed up after several driver reinstalls. Driversweeper didn't do ****, so I had to use Revouninstaller to remove each part manually before installing the new drivers. Still not working.


I've heard this can be caused by the card being bad. Possible?
post #6 of 12
Have you tried using your onboard audio yet? The card may be bad, possibly the jack going out since only 1 can is working.
post #7 of 12
Thread Starter 
What the hell? Same from the onboard Realtek.
post #8 of 12
Thread Starter 
Found the problem. I'm using an adapter I got a long time ago to convert from the big audio jack on the RX700s to the standard 3.5mm for the sound card. However, when I plug the headphones directly into an old busted guitar amp I have, with no adapter, the sound comes through both cans just fine.

Shining a flashlight into the adapter I see only one little contact pad thingamajig. Is this why it's only transmitting one channel? Are there converters that can do this so I can get stereo? How much would one cost? I only have about $20 at the moment.
post #9 of 12
You do know you can just take the "Big audio jack" off of your RA-700's right? It is removable.
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post #10 of 12
You mean something like this

You can get them for cheap, just google "6.3mm to 3.5mm adapter"
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