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8020C Pops When Mac Sleeps

jdwhitak, modified 7 Years ago.

8020C Pops When Mac Sleeps

Youngling Posts: 1 Join Date: 11/28/14 Recent Posts
Hello, I'm getting speaker pops when my mac goes to sleep. It has only happened a couple of times so far. How can I prevent this? Can these pops cause damage to my speakers? Also, I hear a faint white noise like sound coming from them when no signal is present. Is that normal?

By the way, I'm using a Roland Mobile UA for a DAC. Any and all help is appreciated.
ilkka-rissanen, modified 7 Years ago.

Re: 8020C Pops When Mac Sleeps

Yoda Posts: 2564 Join Date: 3/23/09 Recent Posts

Most computers (both PC and Mac) produce some sort of noises to their audio outputs (or through audio interfaces) when they turn on or off or sleep/wake up. There is no way to prevent this. If you would like to prevent the speakers from reproducing this noise, you would need to turn them off before the computer goes to sleep.

These noises won't damage the speakers in any way. Some amount of white noise (often cited as background noise level) is normal for all active systems.