Having problems with your Harman Kardon SoundSticks II Computer Speakers ?

Hum in speakers

\015 All of a sudden I have a loud hum in my harmon/kardon multi media speakers. They are about 8 years old and never a problem. I shut off the computer and they still hum, changed outlets and still the hum. Appreciate solutions, in plain talk, I am no computer expert, just a point and click guy.\015\012Ed\015

Answers :

Unplug the minijack from computer to hear if it still hums. If not test speakers at another computer. if it works fine on other computer the sounncard is generating hum noise. Common problem is usually the earthing cable inside the minjack that is touching L or R speakerwire due to bending of cable and breaking off insulation. If youre up to it cut off minijack if its moulde and resolder a new one on.
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