Having problems with your Computer Speakers ?

My polk computer speackers came from another computer. N279 and 000MA3A5-0 are on the bottom. With the volume at 100% I can hear a faint sound on one speaker. My computer (Dell W/Vista does not have a driver for any polk speakers.) The speakers have wires to connect to the computer only, there is no wire for a power supply or a port to plug in a power supply.


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These are what is called line powered speakers. Some sound cards have the power to amplify the sound enough to be heard plainly, and others do not. Try adjusting the volume from the computer. If that does not work and the speakers are plugged in to the green port on the sound card, I would recommend replacing the speakers with amplified (powered) ones.
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