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Low hum from speakers

Hello everyone! I'm having a problem with a low hum coming out of my speakers, it seems to be because the cable stays in my laptop's headphone socket slightly loose. The hum dissapeares almost completely if I push the cable in with my hand but as soon as I let go it gets slightly loose again because the cable is coming up from the floor so it's heaviness pulls it down. I can't really think of any safe way to get the cable to stay in better. Should I just use some tape to try to keep it stuck close to the laptop (not sure if that would work) or is there any other option? Also, if it gets disloged more when moving my laptop about, the speakers start buzz very loudly, is that normal and can it be prevented?

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How about a right angle thing?
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Will try

Oh, thanks, didn't think of this, I'll buy one and try, I just hope it'll stay put in the female end since they're gonna be in a perfectly vertical position (I already extended the speaker's cable with a 3 meter long cable so it can reach my laptop, a 2 meter or so would have been better but they didn't have one).

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I like the model I shared. Why?

Since putting stress on jacks can cause failures that today's techs can't handle short of replacing the motherboard, this short cable can remove that stress since I can affix or tape the cable section to the laptop and unplug the speaker from the short end without stressing the motherboard jack.

I hope you haven't reached the point where the jack has started to fail.

That said, there's always Bluetooth and I'll try out a Chromecast Audio puck soon.
Why did I add this? There are a lot of laptops with failed audio jacks so I want a cheap fix.

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