I've got Altec Lansing 2.1 speakers, nothing too special... in fact, it's amazing these cheapos are still working after about 4-5 years, and I've been composing using them too Got 'em for $80 but the price a year or so ago was a mere $35.
Anyway, starting today, there's these weird, very faint pops/crackles coming from them. Kinda like the sound on a vinyl record when you've just put the stylus on the record and there's no music yet..but a bit quieter. I shut down the computer & monitor just to make sure.. they still did it on their own. Is this the first sign of speaker death? Is it time to start looking at a new set?
Yeah they're powered. Actually the noise has stopped.. it's been fine all night and and this morning. But I'm sure it will come back. I think I'm gonna ditch these eventually this year, and grab the Blue Sky MediaDesk 2.1 studio monitors.