My Speakers are Haunted?

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  1. Korea

    Korea Member

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    I hear voices from my speakers...I think they're watching me! Anyways, my speakers pick up a local radio station 98.9 FM or AM I have no idea. I tried putting a thin layer of Aluminum foil around to shield it from these radio waves, but absolutely no effect. Any nice tricks to blocking these radio waves? Thanks!
  2. Teslanaut

    Teslanaut Well-Known Member

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    You have the following choices:

    • Pull the plug out of the outlet.
    • Kill it with Fire.
    • Put the aluminum around your head and make a protective hat.
    • Kill it with Fire.
    • Exploit it as a tourist attraction.
    • Kill it with more Fire.
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    studangerous Super Moderator Emeritus Staff Member

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    try
    • better earthing of the stereo;
    • moving the speaker position;
    • speaker stands;
    • new speaker cable;
      [*]plug them into the audio out instead of the coaxial in;
      [*]buy a better stereo;
      [*]make a tin foil hat;
      [*]start taking high doses of lithium.


    (that last 4 are of course tongue-in cheek).
  4. Korea

    Korea Member

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    I had a good feeling someone would suggest the aluminum foil hat lol!

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    I'm pretty sure there aren't any aliens out there to brainwash me. studangerous thanks for the advice, I'll try the first 4....maybe I will make a tin foil hat

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    studangerous Super Moderator Emeritus Staff Member

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    I have a feeling you may be able to sort the problem with better earthing... or maybe there's short. Do you have a midi/micro system or separates? Or are you talking about PC speakers?

    Either way if trying the above things fails then your best bet would probably be to get a mains filtering system or try shielding the cables (try aluminium foil or buy proper cable shielding) as they may be acting as an antenna.
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    Meikura Super Moderator Staff Member

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    He knows! Scramble, scramble!

    On a erm completely unrelated note, anyone seen The Truman Show

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  7. Korea

    Korea Member

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    I'll have to admit they're cheap $15-$20 speakers. For now the aluminum foil will have to do or get better earthing......please delineate! And I'll try something about the cable...never heard of the cable acting as an antenna.

    I'm on to you.
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    thechungster Super Moderator Emeritus

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    Haha, do you really think so?

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    Teslanaut Well-Known Member

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    /completely appropriate meme.

    i suggest you let other people try them.

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