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Using my stereo for Sound


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I was wondering if it is possible to run my computers audio through my stereo system. I have a pretty nice stereo and i don't really want to spend the money to get a nice sound system for my PC.

Edited by Virick214, 17 August 2005 - 03:26 PM.

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to do that you need to run a lead from the 'line-out' of the PC soundcard to the 'line-in' socket on your stereo amplifier.
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ok thanks...ill work on that
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To expand on pip22's reply....

The line out socket on your sound card (or you can use the headphone socket on your CDROM drive if you play audio CDs), uses a mini-jack plug.
The input on your amplifier or stereo, will be 2 phono (RCA) sockets.

Therefore, you either need a lead that has 1 mini jack to 2 phono (male) OR use a mini jack to 2 phono (female) adapter, then connect a normal set of phono leads (male to male) to that.

If you do have a stereo with mutiple inputs on it, you can use either the aux/CD/tape input to connect the computer with
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