speakers and headphones?
November 20, 2005 8:20PM
Current Mac Hardware
edited January 2014
Okay, so I would like to set up my audio in a specific way. I would like to set it up so the internal speakers do not turn off when I plug in headphones. Can this be accomplished? How?
Reply 1 of 2
November 21, 2005 2:28PM
btw: i have a g5 imac
Reply 2 of 2
November 24, 2005 2:47PM
Does your Mac have a loop monitoring facility?
No - unless you're willing to play around with the electronics.
One way around it to to hook your Mac upto a hi-fi system and then split the output in the pre-amp section so that you can do tape monitoring (for the earphones) and listen to the Mac on the hi-fi speakers.
That's as close as I can think of to meeting your goal, although with the small hopeless internal speakers which come with the Mac, I can't see any way to use the earphone 3.5mm jack and maintain the speaker output simultaneously - your computer isn't hard-wired with that loop facility.