Sound V Niose

  bribar 15:02 27 May 2005

I'm back again, can any one help. I purchased a Medion Computer Pentium 3.20GHz It has on board sound not sure what motherboard it is. Computer nice and quiet but I'm getting a power hum through my speakers. They are Creative DTT2200 this noise has defeated the object of buying a quiet computer. Can anyone give me some idea of what might be the cause of the noise and any remedy if possible. Thanks

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:10 27 May 2005

Got any transformers near the speakers / PC?

Speakers powered but not correctly shielded?

Plugged into correct output socket (green)?

Speaker settings correct (control panel > sounds >advanced)?

  bribar 15:18 27 May 2005

Thanks Fruit Bat /\0/\ all of my connections are correct but you mentioned transformers, yes there are two in close proximity to the base unit I will check them out and let you know if it solves the problem

  bribar 15:43 27 May 2005

Fruit Bat /\0/\ What can I say other than thanks, you where correct the noise was apparently caused by the transformer for the speakers, which was on a shelf a few CMs below the woofer. When I turned on my computer I thought the sound was out. I had to try some music to see if it was working. Peace and quiet at last. Thanks

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