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I am looking for wireless speakers for my laptop.

by ecookman / January 7, 2010 9:51 AM PST

I have had my Dell studio 17 for about a year know, and I am still loving it, except for one thing...a rather small but important thing.

When i first got my laptop, the Audio input jacks (headphone 1, 2 and 3/line-in/rear speakers) [my computer has the capacity for 5.1 surround via the jacks] they were very strong in the sense that i could drag my laptop across the table while headphones were plugged in. now, after lots of use, they are rather weak and the headphone jack juuuuussssttt stays in.
As a fix for the problem, wireless speakers would be great.
Do wireless speakers exist?
My laptop is blue tooth enabled and is running the Win 7 RC7100(still) I am hoping to get home premium soon...but I digress, If anyone knows about what I am looking for some feedback would be very much appreciated.

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BT BTDT
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 7, 2010 9:58 AM PST

Sorry but you can google up Windows 7 A2DP support but let me write that the 2 machines I tried it on found A2DP is not ready.

Go figure.
Bob

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what?
by ecookman / January 7, 2010 10:05 AM PST
In reply to: BT BTDT

I am sorry, but I don't quite see how Win 7 OS forums will help with finding wireless speakers.

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oops i took the first hit
by ecookman / January 7, 2010 10:23 AM PST
In reply to: what?

Sorry, I took the first hit and saw it was the Os forum. :oops:

after reading some stuff, i am not quite understanding. is that a no?

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"My laptop is blue tooth enabled and is running the Win 7 RC
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 7, 2010 11:04 AM PST

"My laptop is blue tooth enabled and is running the Win 7 RC7100(still)"

This is why I noted that you could google up more about A2DP. The reason is simple. I have to type the response so to help you get the answers faster you do your own search to fill in what is easy to find and I'll tie it up with more words.

What is A2DP?

You can figure that out fast but what I see and others are seeing is that it's not good to go on most Windows 7 installs. It's a shame this wasn't implemented in the released OS. Yes they had a lot to do but around the edges you find stuff like this undone.

So FORGET A2DP from the laptop and let's go with another solution.

Try this -> http://www.amazon.com/Creative-Labs-Wireless-System-Technology/dp/B000QW9DPU/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1262919785&sr=8-2
Bob

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great thanks, would this work as well
by ecookman / January 10, 2010 5:48 AM PST
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Still A2DP
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 10, 2010 6:43 AM PST

Reading the Compatibility Disclaimer: at that link is the gimme that they know about the issues with A2DP. I know it, they know it and what's left is for you to know it. Or rather you can tell people over and over about BACKUP (let me use that as an example) but you find they won't listen until the content is lost.

Same with A2DP. I've found it wanting and here you share a link them writing a "Compatibility Disclaimer:".

The signs are clear.
Bob

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