Your desktop monitor has in-built speakers When you put in the headphone sound comes from both the headphone and the speakers How do you stop the sound from the speakers with headphone jack attached?

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Answer headphones and speakers work Mine will do this if the headphone jack is not completely seated in the plug. Just give a little push and see if it goes on in any further, you may feel or hear a little click as it seats itself.
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How to change from using speakers to headphones?

Generally speakers are plug-and-play. If you have tried that and it didn't work go to your control panel to 'Sounds and Audio Devices' to 'Speaker settings' then 'Advanced' and change the scroll bar to 'Headphones'

If your Dell laptop has a headphones jack but no line-out jack can you still connect a 5.1 surround sound speaker system to it?

It could work . You can connect the 5.1 speaker system to the dell laptop as long as the cable is not an optical or digital cable. Some cables double analog or digital. These you can use. You should be able to plug them in if the connector fits. You may not have sound out of all of your speak ( Full Answer )

Phone music through headphones instead of speaker?

You can simply buy a headset for your phone, and plug it in. What I don't like is you only have one speaker. I know phone carriers sell actual headphones for cellular phones, but they're pretty pricy.

How do you add a headphone socket to the speaker wires so that the speakers disconnect when the headphones are plugged in?

ANSWER . Each speaker is driven by a pair of wires coming from the amplifier. One wire is "live" and the other wire is "ground". There are two little contacts in the headphone socket which connect the amplifier's live outputs to the headphones when the headphone jack is inserted. When the headpho ( Full Answer )

Can speakers go into a headphone socket?

They were not designed to be used that way so don't do it! Speakers have a much lower impedance than headphones so your MP3 player, DVD player (or whatever device it is that just has headphone sockets) may be damaged if you plug speakers into it. That's because the speakers will try to take much mor ( Full Answer )

My computer is always making staticy noises and I mean with sound. Even with headphones in the speaker jack. It changes according to what the computer is doing like erasing text. Any solutions?

Sounds like perhaps the speakers are not plugged in securely. If you check this and it is plugged in all the way, move the cord around near each end and if it makes noises in sync with your movement with the cord, it's a bad cord. If that doesn't do anything, move the cord around in different spots ( Full Answer )

What does speakers and headphones look like?

you can tell its a speaker if its a box or shell, and one end has a grate or mesh covering, there will be a wire coming out of the side opposite to the grill. this wire needs to be plugged into your amp, computer, or sub woofer, depending on your PC audio setup, for more information, contact your PC ( Full Answer )

You plugged a car speaker into your zenith allegro sound system through the headphone jack and you think you shorted the system out can you fix the sound system?

The headphone jack is actually wired with resistors so the headphones don't get the full amplifiers output. The only way you can fry the speaker system, is to send voltage back through the headphone jack and/or crank the volume all the way up with a short or no speaker connection. Check speaker fuse ( Full Answer )

I have a Toshiba satellite L300 and its running vista my speakers work perfectly but when i plug headphones in i can hear no sound can anybody please help me out here?

Go to this link http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/vista_drivers.jsp?macId=&LNG=5&mode=allMachines&userOS=&action=search&selCategory=2&selFamily=2&selSeries=178&selProduct=784&selShortMod=780&selOS=26&selType=42&country=all&language=13&search= update your driver and then go to contr ( Full Answer )

Why do headphones have a left and a right speaker?

The left-ear speaker's made for your left ear(and vice-versa) so you can hear better. Stereo music is mixed with the intention that certain instruments will appear in different locations in the the stereo spread (somewhere between left and right). To accurately recreate the intentions of the music ( Full Answer )

What are stereo headphone and headphone speakers?

Basically, the difference between stereo speakers and mono speakers are that different sounds can come out of different speakers. For instance, if in a movie a gunshot was made to the right of the viewer, the sound would be made to come out of the right speaker as to give more of a feeling of being ( Full Answer )

How do speakers and headphones work?

Speakers use pulses of electricity to activate a small electromagnet that surrounds another magnet. it has a plastic covering, so as to mimic the vibration of our vocal chords and make noise.

Can you fix a blown speaker on skullcandy headphones?

with skullcandy earbuds i have found if you take the little mesh metal piece that you hear sound out of, out, they not only work again but play much louder. now this is only true with the in ear earbuds. not the over ear, or on ear.

What do headphones and speakers do?

speakers make the musis louder while headphones make the music go directly to your ears, this makes you the only person able to hear it.

I have an advent 7211 laptop running on Vista and my speakers have a crackly sound. However when I use headphones or external speakers there is no problem.Any ideas how to fix it?

Try updating the driver for your audio setup. A good tool for this is Drivermax from innovative solutions. If this fails, you can go to the sound options in control panel and press the 'set to default' button unless you know what to do. If this fails, take your computer to a technician unless ( Full Answer )

How do you change from using speakers to headphones in Windows 7?

Some speakers does/does not have any type of recognition to be a speakers, and if your computer find it as headphones you just have to go to the control panel, then on the sound panel and just go on setting and manually change it. There are many options, and you have to make them all fit your needs. ( Full Answer )

When i plug my headphones into my TV no sound comes out of my headphones but they still come out of my tv speakers. I want to use my headphones to listen to sound from my Ps3.?

a mess up in the headphone? you may need a new tv or new headphones The headphone jack in the TV are switched so that the TV's speakers are turned off when you plug in the phones. This jack has been broken on your TV, so you need to get that part fixed (if it is a more recent TV) or replace the T ( Full Answer )

How do i connect my tv which is a Digital Audio Out connection to my computer speakers which have a 3.5mm Headphone Jack connection so that my TVs sound will play out of the speakers?

Unless your computer speakers have a digital audio input, you won't be able to just use a cable. If your TV has two RCA line outputs (audio outputs), you can get an adapter cable to run to your computer speakers. You could upgrade your speakers to models that have a digital input, but most of those ( Full Answer )

How do you fix your inspiron 531 speakers when you put your headphones in the jack they work but when you just use the speakers they wont on the sound levels they say that the speaker is working?

The problem is in the headphone jack. It has a switch that shuts off the speakers when you plug in headphones, but that switch is stuck on. You will have to have the jack replaced if it is built in to the motherboard or on a connector on the front of the tower, or you can replace the sound card.

Can you plug headphones into home stereo speakers?

"Yes, you can do this. Home stereos always have one thing, and that is a head phone jack so if you don't want to disturb other people in your home you can still listen to music."

How do you stop new headphones from sounding crackling?

Would need a bit more info on what you're listening to/where you are. Crackling on a radio is weak signal....maybe a video you're watching has bad sound. Otherwise the headphones aren't very good or damaged. Replace them or maybe fiddle with the wires a little.

When I'm wearing headphones the sound come out my speakers on the laptop when i get a message on skype. How do I stop this?

The same happens to me, and if you call someone, the other audio(eg music) plays in the internal speakers, while your call plays inthe headphones. I sent a message to the HP facebook page, they toldme to install a previous BIOS, but that didn't work. I think itmight be to do with the Beats audio fun ( Full Answer )

What type of device are speakers and headphones?

Speakers are attached to computers for the output of sound. Sound cards are required in the computer for speakers to function. Speakers range from simple; two-speaker output devices to surround-sound and multichannel units.

Is there a way to manually mute certain speakers in a situation with a defective headphone plug in where sound comes out of both headphones and built in laptop speakers?

Nope - if your sound is coming from both the headphones and the built-in speakers, it's your headphone socket in the laptop - not the plug that's at fault ! Basically an audio socket is a switch. While no external speakers (ie headphones) are connected, its internal components direct the sound t ( Full Answer )

How do you change speakers to headphone in PC?

Usually, you just plug in the headphones, and that mutes thebuilt-in speakers. If the speakers don't mute, make sure the plugis the right size for the PC's jack (the plug should not have anywiggle when it is plugged in), and that it is plugged in all theway into the jack.