Speakers making noise

Lynne326

macrumors member
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Jun 25, 2011
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Hi everyone, I have an 8 year old macbook pro 17in. The speakers have started making like a vibration noise when playing, does this mean they need replaced, or is there something I can do to fix it? Seems like it's just the left one.

Thank you in advance for any help!

Lynne
 

rich06

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Nov 30, 2011
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Antibes, France
Hi everyone, I have an 8 year old macbook pro 17in. The speakers have started making like a vibration noise when playing, does this mean they need replaced, or is there something I can do to fix it? Seems like it's just the left one.

Thank you in advance for any help!

Lynne
FWIW - I have a late 2011 17" MBP with the exact same problem. However, I mainly use headphones so I haven't done anything about it yet
 

Lynne326

macrumors member
Original poster
Jun 25, 2011
55
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Thank you, yes, I was thinking about using headphones more, but I don't want to do that continuously.
 

BrianBaughn

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Feb 13, 2011
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My 2008 MacBook has a blown speaker (the one with the "subwoofer") and sounds pretty bad.

Your headphone jack may not be fitting properly. Have you tried multiple headphones?

You could get a decent sounding (better than the laptop) bluetooth speaker (some are even stereo) that would circumvent the need for a connector if you find that your jack is definitely not working. Most of those will charge via USB.
 
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