This will test you

  The Dazza 18:52 09 Aug 2008
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I have a pc that I plug my headphones into. The sound is awesome. I just want to increase the volume as it is not that loud. All my volume settings in Windows media player are on full and the system volume is on max too. Does anyone know any free software or cheap hardware that will increase the volume?

Post away if you can!

  tullie 18:55 09 Aug 2008

Suggest you order your hearing aid now

  The Dazza 19:04 09 Aug 2008

that's really helpful - has anyone else got any other suggestions?

  mike0507 19:07 09 Aug 2008

Earwax?

  Fingees 19:09 09 Aug 2008

If you are using low impedance headphones, it is possible they will not be load enough. You probably need high impedance.

I may also be the other way round, as an impedance mismatch can alter the volume.

Try a different set.

  woodchip 19:17 09 Aug 2008

What about Volume in System Tray, double click the sound icon

  mfletch 19:20 09 Aug 2008

Just buy a small amplifier and plug the headphones into that

  eedcam 19:20 09 Aug 2008

On your sound device have you selected the type of speakers you are using Ie stereo 5-1 etc
If you can listen with cans with everything showing full volume then even with a serious impedance mismatch something very wrong somewhere

  The Dazza 19:21 09 Aug 2008

I've just noticed the volume wasn't quite on full. I remember you being a genius from when I used to post a lot of threads a couple of years ago!

Is there any software/hardware that would increase it slightly further.

The kind of music I like sounds better louder!

Cheers mate

  The Dazza 19:23 09 Aug 2008

what do you mean by sound device eedcam, do you mean windows media player?

  woodchip 19:25 09 Aug 2008

No software you need to put it through a HiFi, from line out on Sound card to input in HiFi

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