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  • MacBook Pro Popping Sound Returns in 16” MacBook Pro

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    • #2015306 Reply

      Nathan Parker
      AskWoody_MVP

      The 16″ MacBook Pro is the latest MacBook Pro to also come with the “feature” of the popping sound bug:

      https://appleinsider.com/articles/19/12/05/macbook-pro-popping-sound-bug-returns-in-new-16-inch-model

      Nathan Parker

    • #2015694 Reply

      Ascaris
      AskWoody_MVP

      It sounds similar to a problem I had with Linux on my desktop.  It turned out that as soon as the audio subsystem went idle, it would go into power-saving mode, and when it came out of power-saving mode the next time it played a sound, the pop would occur.  It’s a desktop, so it wasn’t necessary for it to be so focused on power-saving anyway, and fortunately, my laptops didn’t exhibit the pop… so I just turned off power saving mode for the desktop’s audio system, and the problem was solved.

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      Nathan Parker
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    • #2015820 Reply

      OscarCP
      AskWoody Plus

      Listening to the “popping sound” on the video Nathan has provided the link to, I actually find it rather enjoyable. In fact, I am feeling quite envious of those whose luck is to have such a fine “popping Mac”. Mine doesn’t do that. But, then again, it is just a primitive 15″ Retina MacBook Pro ca. mid-2015, so what can one possibly expect from it? I am permanently surprised and amazed by  how much, thanks to a truly impressive rate of innovation, has laptop technology advanced in just a few short years!

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    • #2015864 Reply

      Nathan Parker
      AskWoody_MVP

      You probably wouldn’t enjoy the popping sound if you had to do audio recording. 🙂

      Nathan Parker

      • #2016245 Reply

        OscarCP
        AskWoody Plus

        But Nathan: Who could possibly want to use a sophisticated 16″ MacPro Book Retina for audio recording?

        That’s what cassette tape recorders are for.

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    • #2016255 Reply

      Nathan Parker
      AskWoody_MVP

      I used to frequently use a MacBook Pro for audio recording, but I guess I’ve been doing it wrong when I should have been using my cassette tape recorder instead (I had one of those when I was little, so I do remember them!). 🙂

      Nathan Parker

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      Nathan Parker
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