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Hi Guys,

I've got a true nub question for ya, is it possible to have my 5300e's hooked up and a headset at the same time. I believe somewhere I heard that bluegears' soundcard has a dedicated port is this true.
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Yes you can....Its also called a Splitter where you can have to Audio out jacks into one port here :http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?...34198&doy=9m12
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Unfortunately the b-enspirer doesn't have a dedicated headphone jack, the only one I can think of that has is the M-Audio revaluation 5.1.
You can however connect your case's front audio jacks to the header on the bluegears card so you can have the headphones and speakers connected at the same time
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Something i have noticed is some front onboards on cases are of very pooor Quality...So watch out for that.
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What do you mean?
The front jacks are just an extended form of the rear jacks
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k, i dont have the front jacks hooked up and dont want to use them... can i get a splitter like this and plug it into the soundcard?http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16812149117

I hear the splitter may reduce the power or quality for the sound.. iz diz tru?!!!
    
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post #7 of 29
Yes thats what you want...No theres no loss in audio quality...I use one.

Also Frostbite....The Front audio jacks physically on the front of the case can be of poor quality and give you crackling sound.
post #8 of 29
The splitters do reduce the quality of the sound,
example: you have a source output of 5v and you have 2 devices say headphones and speakers that need 5v, if you connect both of these to the source their input will only be 2.5v as the source will not in any way give more than 5v
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Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE1701 View Post
Also Frostbite....The Front audio jacks physically on the front of the case can be of poor quality and give you crackling sound.
thats what i hear also... front jack ftl

gonna get the splitter this week... sick of unplugin and plugin when i play games and watch movies...
    
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Originally Posted by frostbite View Post
The splitters do reduce the quality of the sound,
example: you have a source output of 5v and you have 2 devices say headphones and speakers that need 5v, if you connect both of these to the source their input will only be 2.5v as the source will not in any way give more than 5v
what if i turn off my speakers when i use my headphones? would it give full 5v to my headphone then?
    
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