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I was wondering... Every time i want to use my headphones i have to unplug the speaker wire using that cable output and plug the headphones in, then back when im done.

I was wondering if it would be possible to use an audio splitter to plug both the speaker wire and headphone wire into that slot? Obviously not so i can use both at once but so i can have that output going to headphones when i want and speakers when i want without constantly replugging the corresponding cord. While maintaining audio quality.

And if so what type of cord? A link would be nice.

Thank you!

PS: Specs in sig, ATH AD700s and logitech x530s and creative x-fi titanium card
Edited by Bluemustang - 3/18/14 at 1:01pm
    
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Then you're looking for something like this...

... or this.


Are the speakers something you feel needs good sound?
If you're ok with decent sound I'd just enable the realtek codec and connect the speakers to that and use the headphones on your X-Fi.

Then use this.

audioswitcher47.png
http://www.raymond.cc/blog/download/did/823/
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Then you're looking for something like this...

... or this.


Are the speakers something you feel needs good sound?
If you're ok with decent sound I'd just enable the realtek codec and connect the speakers to that and use the headphones on your X-Fi.

Then use this.

audioswitcher47.png
http://www.raymond.cc/blog/download/did/823/

Yes i want the speakers plugged into the sound card. I read a review somewhere where the reviewer said it did make a difference for speakers like mine. Plus i like being able to change stuff for it in creative software. Like classical EQ, CMSS, SVM, DTS connect etc.

So would this work fine? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA2MM1DH2606


Also while i have this thread open i also need some extenders for my speakers wires. Which of these 2 would you choose? 1 is gold plated but the other appears to be sturdier/has a better cable.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812200230
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16882270025
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Go for the non gold-plated.
The cable is so thin on the gold plated that it'd be less durable and sound difference on those things for PC speakers is beyond diminishing returns.
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