Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

Audio Static


  • Please log in to reply

#1
avry

avry

    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 1 posts
I just installed an internal (5.25" bay) flashcard reader with front-panel USB ports and audio jacks (SOYO BayOne Extreme). The ports and card reader connected to my onboard USB pin headers without problem.
The audio, however: I have integrated AC97 audio on my MoBo with an Intel-type onboard header (5x2 pin configuration), compatible with the SOYO audio cable connector. The pin designations coincide, EXCEPT that header Pin 8 is marked KEY (i.e., No Pin) while the cable connector is not keyed and Wire 8 is labeled GND. When the internal audio cable is connected, I get fairly loud continuous static noise from the existing rear-panel speakes, with or without music playing. Plugging a headphone in the front jack does cancel the speakers, but I am not sure I am getting sound from the headphone.
Could the static be because the audio cable "expects" a ground connection on Wire 8, and if so, what's the cure? Is there something else I may be missing? SOYO customer/technical support is non-existent. This is a very nice little unit, though, and I would like to make full use of it. Thanks for any help.

Edited by avry, 19 April 2005 - 11:06 AM.

  • 0

Advertisements







Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP