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Converting 2.1 channel to 5.1 channel

My current setup that is connected to the TV is Sony HT-S350 (https://www.sony.com/ug/electronics/sound-bars/ht-s350). I would like to upgrade my setup by adding 2 more speakers at the wall behind the ...
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Are there any wired PC speakers that connect the second speaker either with a 2m+ cable, or with a unpluggable cable?

All of the wired (i.e. not Bluetooth, wifi etc) stereo PC speakers that I've come across have ~1m cables between the two speakers that are hard-wired at either end. Therefore the only way to extend ...
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Are there any WIFI based Speakers which connect to Windows using wifi only instead of bluetooth and both are connected to Router?

I want to buy a speaker which connects to Laptop using internet/router Are there any such devices ? Strictly no Bluetooth.
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I have lost the subwoofer's speakers and cables, what can I do?

About 15 years ago I bought a great subwoofer of the model Altec Lansing ATP3 3-Piece Speaker System. Since then I have lost the subwoofer's speakers and cables, what can I do? I recall that the ...
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How to amplify sound for a speaker?

I have a speaker which seems to have been part of a pair. On the back there is a 3.5 jack and next to it it says: "from right speaker", which I do not have. If I connect the speaker to my PC ...
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Looking for a sound system

I'm looking for a sound system for my garage (2-car Extended with an extra room). I want it to be strong enough to fill the space with sound over the top of whatever i may be doing at the time within ...
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AVR + Hi-Fi speakers?

I'm moving into a new home and I'd like to buy a TV and a sound system for the living room. I'd like to use my sound system to: Listen to music (say, playing from my phone via bluetooth) Use with the ...
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Device to remove loud pops when plugging in audio equipment?

This question explains the electronics of the problem, and several solutions to fix it by DIY'ing a solution. I am worried that these crazy loud pops will damage my speakers. I run into this problem ...
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How to use regular (cabled) speakers by wireless?

I have regular, wired speakers and I use them for the computer. How can I use them wirelessly, by Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, from a smartphone or tablet? I guess I need a Bluetooth device that connects to ...
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Low cost tablet just to watch videos with at least a 25cm (10") screen - any OS

I'm looking for a cost-efficient tablet just to watch videos. So the most important things are: Great screen, at least 25cm (10") diameter, viewable at a reasonably wide angle (an angle similar ...
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Desktop amp/switcher/splitter

I'm looking for a desktop switch/hub/amp/splitter (whatever you want to call it), which ideally outputs to 7.1 surround 3.5mm jacks (the green, orange and black ones - not sure what the official name ...
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A motherboard to fit with these components

I'm a total rookie when it comes to hardware tech news, so I'm relying on userbenchmark.com to choose stuffs. Here are the core modules of the rig I'm building: CPU: core i3 9100F GPU: GTX 1650S (...
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Will this amplifier connect these speakers to my PC?

I found some Canton passive speakers and connected them with an audio jack cable to my PC but nothing happened. I did some research and found out that these are passive speakers and they need an ...
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Hardware device to change musical tuning in the fly

I am looking for a proper and recommended device to change musical tuning in the fly. Let's say that I want some kind of music corrector connected to my home sound system and re-tune music playing at ...
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Looking for a good set of earbuds similar to these ones with large speakers

I love the one on the right in this image, the speaker is quite large and it sounds great. I've had these earbuds for years but they're starting to fall apart on me, so I'm looking to replace them. ...
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Senior friendly MP3 player with speaker

Looking for an MP3 player for a senior. The ONLY use case is "turn on player on max volume, play 100% of mp3s in storage in default sequence until battery dies or turned off". Features, in order of ...
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Harman Kardon sb26 power cable

I'm looking for a power cable bit I cant't find the reference of this cable. The product is the sb26 Harman Kardon, the boomerspeaker
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Device for multiple output to home theater system

I have a home theater system, A PC, and a PS4. Every time I switch between using the PC and the PS4, I have to unplug the 3.5mm input for the speaker between the PS4 and the PC. This is frustrating ...
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Relatively cheap AirPlay 2 receiver?

With the recent release of AirPlay 2, I now feel that it is time to start a long time coming project of mine which is to create an outdoor speaker system. Currently, I have a few Sonos PLAY:1s in my ...
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Looking for a One-Button device that makes a call

In my company we have a fleet of cars, and we would like to equip them with a simple device that when the driver presses a button, it will communicate him with our company's call center. In a ...
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Mini USB Powered Speaker

I need a mini speaker which looks like a flash drive and uses USB for both power and data (so it doesn’t use 3.5mm audio jack) for a Raspberry Pi project. It doesn’t have to be So loud Super high ...
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Bluetooth speakers with USB charging and line in (aux input)

I am looking for a bluetooth speaker that can: charge through USB, so I don't have to worry about not losing a proprietary charger connect through a 3.5 mm line in (aux input) - so I can use it as a ...
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How do I choose a music player / CD or DVD player?

I'm looking for a DVD player that will be used only for playing music: That can be connected to an amplifier A small screen is desirable for playback info It should support CDs and USB Should be ...
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Wired, 1.0 speaker with good bass

I am looking for a speaker for my smartphone. But I don't need it to be portable nor wireless (bluetooth) because I can plug it to the grid and I can connect it to the phone with a regular TRS cable. ...
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Single USB Speaker with Built-in Sound Card and Microphone

I'd like to purchase several inexpensive USB-Speaker-Microphone-Combo-Devices for all the computers at our work place. Requirements: Single Speaker - The device should have only one speaker that ...
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Which mini external speaker has louder output?

For a hobby project on Raspberry Pi3 I have two options for Speakers sparkfun speaker adafruit speaker Which one will be louder?
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What are the minimal requirements for my speakers? [closed]

I have two speakers with 8 ohms 91dz and 100w rms (250w max). How much watt and ohms will my amplifier need? I lack basic understanding of electronics and therefore need advise on the minimal ...
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Active 2.0 (or 2.1) speakers for (older) video game consoles

I need active speakers. Preferably 2.0, but 2.1 would work, too. The speakers will sit on a table, right next to a CRT. They will primarily be used for older video game consoles (from SNES to ...
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Is it possible to connect a TV to a PC surround sound system

I recently bought an LG 49UH6030 4K TV. I've also had for quite a while a Creative Inspire T6600 6.1 surround sound speaker system. My TV has a mini-jack output and an optical output. I would really ...
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What suits a frequent traveller needing excellent speakers, besides voltage transformers or USB speakers?

As a musician and a regular traveler between North America (110V for power outlets) and England (230-240V), my aunt needs an excellent speaker to listen to her classical music and opera on her laptop, ...
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Speaker comparison for desktop

I'm going to try and make this so the answer is not based on opinion. I have a desktop computer that I use for a variety of tasks: web browsing, video editing, video gaming, university projects, ...
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Decent quality portable bluetooth speakers.

I would like some speakers primarily for use in my bedroom. I would like to be able to play sound through both my laptop and my phone. Loudness is not of particular importance, but I would like ...
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A noise maker to assist with sleep

A lot of people find listening to white noise or documentaries useful for going to sleep. I usually use my phone to do this, but the problem is that it's tempting to browse the internet on my phone. ...
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I need a tool that can convert any speakers into wifi speakers

Basically I bought a pair of omni 10 speakers. The sounds are great. However, the audio latency is 1000ms. I am using bluetooth to connect. Omni 10 doesn't have aptx. I am looking for something like ...
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Which USB webcam (with microphone and speakers) works for Raspberry Pi?

I would like to solve three problems with a single (USB) device: Camera Audio-Out Audio-In I believe more and more of those home monitoring solutions have those things combined into one device (e.g. ...
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Small Speaker for audio-out from 24" monitor or AppleTV

I am looking for a simple solution for a (stereo) speaker. I have a monitor that takes HDMI input from an AppleTV (3rd Gen). The Monitor does not have build in speakers, neither has the AppleTV. The ...
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Wireless Speaker Pair that can play simultaneous audio from computer?

At home, I frequently move between two rooms with my OS X laptop. I would like to get two wireless speakers and place one in each room, to avoid the hassle of having to connect them via Aux Line-in. ...
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Stereo speakers ~$100 (max $150)

I'm looking for new 2.0 speakers (actually I'm using Creative T40 Series I). Why change ? - My actual speakers are 7-8 years old and I think that they are not playing so good like at the begining, so ...
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What bluetooth speakers can make a stereo pair wirelessly?

I know that the JBL range of products can do this ("JBL Connect" demonstration on YouTube), but what other companies support using two wireless speakers as a stereo pair? I would like portable ...
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What tools are there to connect a Bluetooth speaker to my PC?

I have several Bluetooth speakers I can use on my smartphone but I'm wondering if there is any way to connect them via Bluetooth to my PC? I thought there may be a gadget out there which connects my ...
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