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Toshiba laptop: low headphone volume

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Anonymous
a b D Laptop
May 1, 2005 5:15:41 PM

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I had recently purchased a Toshiba Satellite P30-RG1 notebook. The speaker
volume is great, but when I plug in headphones, the volume just is not loud
enough.

I have all set all software and external rotary dials to maximum level. My
headphone volume is fine using my other laptop.

It just seems weird that I can blast the volume with the built-in speakers,
but not with headphones.

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Anonymous
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May 1, 2005 6:35:34 PM

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On Sun, 1 May 2005, Michael Y wrote:

> I had recently purchased a Toshiba Satellite P30-RG1 notebook. The speaker
> volume is great, but when I plug in headphones, the volume just is not loud
> enough.
>
> I have all set all software and external rotary dials to maximum level. My
> headphone volume is fine using my other laptop.
>
> It just seems weird that I can blast the volume with the built-in speakers,
> but not with headphones.

I would suggest maybe try different headphone sets. Make sure of course
the plugs match (i/e) not a mono plug going into a stereo receptable.
Even so headsets vary in impedance within quite a large range it might
be the one your trying is just missmatched. If on the other hand if
the same headset use to work fine then I dunno!
Kokomo Joe
Anonymous
a b D Laptop
May 2, 2005 10:28:02 AM

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On Sun, 1 May 2005 13:15:41 -0400, "Michael Y"
<michael.yee@NOSPAM.rogers.com> wrote :

>I had recently purchased a Toshiba Satellite P30-RG1 notebook. The speaker
>volume is great, but when I plug in headphones, the volume just is not loud
>enough.
>
I have the reverse problem: the sound using the inbuilt
(Harman/Kardon) speakers is woefully inadequate on my P20, but the
sound from my plugged in headphones is great.
My headphones have a built-in volume and mute control in the lead.
If yours have the same, are they at full volume?

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Anonymous
a b D Laptop
May 4, 2005 1:51:01 AM

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This may be an issue of the headphone not plugging in all the way

On Sun, 01 May 2005 10:15:41 -0700, Michael Y
<michael.yee@NOSPAM.rogers.com> wrote:

> I had recently purchased a Toshiba Satellite P30-RG1 notebook. The
> speaker
> volume is great, but when I plug in headphones, the volume just is not
> loud
> enough.
>
> I have all set all software and external rotary dials to maximum level.
> My
> headphone volume is fine using my other laptop.
>
> It just seems weird that I can blast the volume with the built-in
> speakers,
> but not with headphones.
>
>



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