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turn stereo speakers into pc speakers?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by karolpl2004, Dec 15, 2006.

  1. karolpl2004

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    any way i can turn standard stereo speakers with 8 gauge wire into pc speakers (3.5mm jack) ? like homemade way?
     
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    yeah you can get a cheap pair of headphones and cut the jack of and solder the wires to your speakers,but there wont be no sound amplifier so it might not be as loud as you would like
     
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    Ya it wouldn't be very loud at all... Especially being most headphones or computer speakers are actually 3.6ohms or less.

    Honestly if you would like that, just get a receiver and run the output into it, and then let the receiver handle the speakers.
     
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    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

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    I agree you would have to have an amp. I have already attempted this and you will get VERY little sound.
     
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    just use a old aplifier wich has line-out jacks and connect red, and white onto it and line-in jack to ur line in connector of ur sound card.
     
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    I made my own wire using a headphone jack and two composite wires soldered them together and plugged them into my reciever and other in my soundcard and WORKS GREAT!!!!!
     
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    made one for the surround sound on the ole TV too
     

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