seanmac1 18:01 18 Jan 2010

Hi i bought a Acer monitor v193w today. it works fine except i cant get sound from the monitor. I want to use it for watching movies I attached the cable from pc to monitor and the picture is fine but no sound from monitor. However the sound IS coming from the p.c...I'm a bit dumb with computers so I'm probably doing something stupid..any suggestions will help. thanks

  GaT7 18:05 18 Jan 2010

This monitor does not have onboard speakers.

click here;?LanguageISOCtxParam=en&rcond5e.c2att92=453&inu49e.current.c2att92=453&link=ln314e&CountryISOCtxParam=US&kcond47e.c2att92=453&rcond159e.att21k=1&kcond48e.c2att101=36449&rcond190e.att21k=1&acond23=US&rcond4e.att21k=1&sp=page17e&rcond157e.c2att92=453&ctx1g.c2att92=453&rcond42e.att21k=1&kcond50e.c2att92=453&rcond45e.att21k=1&rcond158e.c2att1=25&ctx2.c2att1=25&inu53e.current.c2att92=453&rcond38e.c2att1=25&var13e=US&rcond44e.c2att1=25&rcond186e.c2att92=453&rcond3e.c2att1=25&rcond28e.attN2B2F2EEF=3264&rcond189e.c2att1=25&ctx1.att21k=1&CRC=4161412632, then access the 'Technical specifications' tab & look under Audio.

If you need sound, connect your motherboard's onboard sound / dedicated soundcard to external speakers. G

  GaT7 18:05 18 Jan 2010

Sorry, the link again click here. G

  BRYNIT 18:57 18 Jan 2010

It depends on which V193 monitor you ordered. If it does have inbuilt speakers you will need the audio cable connected from the speaker output of your computer to the input on your Monitor.

Looking at the Acer Manual it looks like it could be near the power cable input at the bottom of the monitor.

  seanmac1 19:03 18 Jan 2010

i wouldnt have a clue how to get to my motherboard-there's no audio input on monitor at all - guess i'll take it back and get one that has

  GaT7 19:15 18 Jan 2010

I find inbuilt monitor speakers very poor. I'd recommend buying external speakers & connecting it to your onboard sound / soundcard.

Selection at Argos click here

Selection at Play click here


  User-1229748 19:26 18 Jan 2010

the creative T10 from the argos link are excellent for £40 .might get them cheaper elsewhere online.

  User-1229748 19:28 18 Jan 2010

lol,in fact they're cheaper in the second link :o)

  seanmac1 19:29 18 Jan 2010

thanks everyone. figured out what to do

  GaT7 19:57 18 Jan 2010

"thanks everyone. figured out what to do"

Ah, so it did have inbuilt speakers. My apologies for saying it didn't!

Did you follow BRYNIT's advice to get it working?


smackheadz, they are even cheaper at Amazon click here for £28.50 :-), G

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