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Root Poor sound quality from speaker on KaosFroyo

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by dgruetter, Nov 1, 2010.

  1. dgruetter

    dgruetter Well-Known Member
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    Is my speaker blown or does anyone else have a problem with the qound quality when playing anything through the external speaker on KaosFroyo?

    Everytime I play any music or even a rng tone through the speaker it always sounds tinny and distorted.

    Everything sounded great before when I had the stock 2.1 Firmware.
     

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  2. dgruetter

    dgruetter Well-Known Member
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    Same quality on Nonsensikal. What are the odds I blew my speaker?
     
  3. LoneRider

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    I think mine is blown as well, just happened about a week ago too.
     
  4. Podivin

    Podivin Well-Known Member
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    If you're getting the same result from two different ROMs, then I think it's safe to assume that there is a hardware problem. I have seen other reports of the speaker going bad.
     
  5. IzelTokatl

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    This is a somewhat frequent, but not too common issue on the Eris, if you search the non-root forums you'll see others have blown there speaker.
     
  6. notaguru

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    So... is the speaker replaceable?
     
  7. dgruetter

    dgruetter Well-Known Member
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    Not sure if it is user replaceable. I just got Verizon to send a replacement. IT was still under warranty.
     
  8. IzelTokatl

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    You may be able to find a replacement speaker, but it wont be an easy fix for the average person. Just send it in for replacement, flash back to stock ROM.
     
  9. dgruetter

    dgruetter Well-Known Member
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    I did. I flashed the stock and sent it back. New Eris sounds great again. First two things I did with the my Eris was root it and install Nonsensical.

    All is good again.
     

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