Sound Balance on OSX 10.9 going off occasionally?

MathiasTCK

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May 18, 2018
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Just happened to me, worked fine last night, this morning balance was set all the way to the right:
Model Identifier: MacBookPro13,3
System Version: macOS 10.13.4 (17E202)
 

mh`

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Sep 1, 2012
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Same! haven't had this problem in a long time, but was still subscribed to this thread. Had long forgotten about the thread until you bumped it. MacBookPro14,3 and 10.13.4 (17E199).
 

wolfboy

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Sep 28, 2010
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Just happened with my airpods on Mojave. And also happened before with a different pair of earphones in the past.
 

Blacky

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Jun 27, 2007
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Just happened to me on mojave with a bose qc35 headset ... insane that this bug still exists after all this time.
 

sammcj

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May 10, 2009
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Australia
I'm having this issue on macOS Mojave 10.14.2 on one of my two 5K iMacs.

Headphones: Nuraphones (latest firmware G2).

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A _temporary_ workaround is to open sound, move the balance from centre and back again which seems to align the channels, but it doesn't always last between reboots, different headphones / DACs etc...

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notmetoday

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Jan 4, 2015
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New Zealand
I used to have this issue pop up every now and then, but haven't had it happen in maybe a half year to a year now.
I've done a clean re-install (twice for other issues) and had the keyboard replaced on my MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017).

Who knows what fixed it. Sorry, this isn't more helpful :(
 

Sott

macrumors newbie
Feb 12, 2019
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Estonia
Same problem here, audio drags to the left. Just unbelievable!
MBP 2018, Mojave, some fancy USB-C dock. Sennheiser earbuds (100€).

It should not be too hard to keep one setting correct, isnt it?
I would be happy if apple could fix it or add feature to lock audio balance with administrator password.
 
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