Speakers

Discussion in 'Gaming and Software' started by Romeo_47, Sep 15, 2008.

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  1. Hello all, I had my speakers plugged into my laptop. Sadly it broke inside the laptop, I got the rest of it out. The problem now is that if i put speakers or earphones in, I can't hear anything.


    Any suggestions? Or should i just get it fixed?



    Romeo_47
     
  2. Watch films and play games with subtitles....................................
     
  3. Are you sure that you're not deaf?? ;)
     
  4. msr

    msr LE

    How new is the laptop? I'd get a quote first, and then go and look at the price for a new one.

    msr
     
  5. I'm very positive... just people have to shout to talk to me :twisted:
     
  6. 2 and half years old. I am considering it. It still runs very well.
     
  7. msr

    msr LE

    I dread to think how much they are going to ask to repair this though... it sounds (no pun intended) like you have broken the jack socket.
     
  8. Cow

    Cow LE

    You can get a usb dongle thingy which gives you 2 sockets, 1 for a Microphone and 1 for Speakers. Doesn't need and drivers/etc so should work on any laptop/PC. If I find one I'll post the link.

    Edit: Quick Google search gives examples.
     
  9. I've seen this happen on Dells and the repair requires Soldering - most IT can't solder anymore so will suggest a new Motherboard - cheaper to get a new Laptop or separate USB sound as above.
     
  10. Thanks. I will look into the USB attachment. Money is a bit tight :evil: