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My Powered PC speakers get louder/softer on their own!!??!!

Posted on 2013-12-01
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I just purchased a powered set of PC speakers and plugged them into the green outlet and even though I have my PC and speaker volume set at a particular level, the music coming out of the speakers seems to become louder/softer almost randomly.

What gives?
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by:Thomas Grassi
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What is the os of the computer win 7 8 XP

What app you using to play the music with

That program may have an equalizer which can change your sound levels
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by:web_tracker
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Could be a problem with the speakers or even the sound card. Yes I know you just bought the speakers but I have seen computer systems DOA, I guess that is what the warranty is for. Try another known setup of speakers to see if the same thing happens.
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by:MerijnB
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Can you test the speakers with another audio source (mp3 player, headphone output of your stereo, etc), and see if the problem persists?
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by:nobus
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or test them simply on another PC
very possible the speakers have a problem
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by:brothertruffle880
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Here are the answers to your questions:
1.  The O/S I'm using is Windows 7.
2.  I'm watching a YOUTUBE concert.
3.  The problem is intermittent.  
4.  When I plug my speaker cable into my regular TV, sometimes this happens too.
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by:MerijnB
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I think item 4 proves your speakers are not functioning properly. You should return them.
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i agree; it looks like you have a problem in the speakers - warranty replacement is what you need
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by:Thomas Grassi
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If the problem with the speakers move from one device to another then as mentioned above the speakers are bad and should be replaced.
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