How can the audio output on a laptop be boosted?

  dalglish 12:58 15 Feb 05

Hi, I'm quite disappointed with the poor volume from my laptop speakers and wonder is there any way to boost this?
I recognise sound is not a laptop's strength.
The device is a Sigma Tel audio device.
Audio playback settings are set to maximum sample rate conversion and also hardware acceleration maximum too.



  Completealias 13:09 15 Feb 05

Try a set of seperate speakers the ones built into the case aren't up to much normally

  Stuartli 13:33 15 Feb 05

The separate speakers is the best bet as suggested - an active rather than passive set of speakers would boost the signal considerably (i.e. speakers with a built-in amplifier).

  DrScott 14:33 15 Feb 05

I think you can also buy a separate audio card which plugs in the pcmia slot or usb.

  dalglish 18:35 15 Feb 05

thanks guys

  dalglish 18:35 15 Feb 05

thanks guys

  TomJerry 23:48 15 Feb 05

Sony SRS-T70 Personal Speakers are absoutely fantastic, you will be impresed the sound volumn and quality pumped out by such tiny speakers, hunt around and you can find under £20 click here

  Stuartli 12:05 16 Feb 05

Many of the Sony earphones for use with personal CD players etc also have remarkable sound quality for such tiny earpieces and are similar in price.

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