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Thursday, March 10, 2011
How to Troubleshoot Gateway Speakers
Be clear about what the problem is. Is it a crackling sound? Is there no sound at all? Are the speakers picking up radio interference or possible cell phone conversations?
Some speaker problems, such as no sound or distorted sound, can be caused by defective speaker cables. Try another cable and see if the problem persists.
When in doubt, try another set of speakers on your system. This will help in determining whether the problem lies with your cables or the speakers themselves. Consider a new power adapter for the speaker replacements.
Use Ferrite strips if needed. Ferrite strips--which can be purchased from www.tigerdirect.com--are plastic clamps with a strip of iron within. Close them around your speaker cables and you'll eliminate any interference and outside signals your speakers may pick up.
Move radio wave devices. Cell phones and radios can cause interference with your speakers. Put some distance between your PC and any such devices.