Recommended Speaker Settings

Step by step instructions on how to set the recommended sound settings on a Redbird system running Navigator.

1) Close Navigator Desktop Software

  • Press the Alt key on the keyboard to bring down the menu bar
  • Click on the word Window and select Exit.


2) Open the Sound Control Panel

  • Press the Windows key on the keyboard to bring up the start menu and taskbar.
  • Along the right side of the taskbar, right click on the small speaker icon and select Sounds.

Windows 10 Taskbar Sound IconWindows 10 Sound Icon Context menu


3) Disable the Monitor Speakers

  • Right click on the monitor sound device, then select Disable.                                        (repeat for each monitor on a system with more than one monitor)
Windows 10 Sound Menu - Disable Monitor Speakers

4) Set the Desktop Speakers to be the Windows Default

  • Right click on the Speakers, then select Set as Default Device.

Windows 10 Sound Menu - Set Speakers as Default

Optional Setting: 

To set voices (ATIS/AWOS/etc.) to playback over a separate device such as a headset, right click on that device and select Set as Default Communication Device.

5) Set the Communications Activity setting to "Do Nothing"

  • Navigate to the Communications tab along the top of the menu, then select Do Nothing.
    Windows 10 Sound Menu - Communications Tab


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