What Causes a Loud Phone Hum?

Answer Years ago, telephone systems weren't as sophisticated, and hearing a hum on the line was nothing unusual. In fact, it was expected, particularly when you were talking to someone who lived in a rura... Read More »

Top Q&A For: What Causes a Loud Phone Hum

Telkoms phones are a joke! Does anyone know of a phone with a loud earpiece?

Probably the quality of the phone has something to do with this. You might have to ask the other person to get a better and up-to-date phone!

I have a regular analog phone in my garage.. can I hook up a loud bell to it, so i can hear it better from far?

you can buy a huge bell, just make sure yoou do not exceed the REN for your line.after you buy a bell, call your telco and have them increase the REN.good source for real Western Electric bells and... Read More »

Why when I turn on my computer does it make a loud humming noise It only last a few minutes, but it is loud.?

It may be the fans spinning up and getting warm.It might be the hard drive, but that should only be a few seconds, other than the 'chatter' as it is accessed to start the OS.I would check the fans.... Read More »

My fan is loud on my computer it gets loud and then quiet is that normal?