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I am looking for something that I can listen more than one audio device in one headphone.

For an example, I want to hook up my Tablet/Laptop and hook up to my desktop with a headphone and listen at the same time. Like I want to listen Twitch/GameStream on my tablet/laptop while playing games or doing something on my desktop with two monitor on a same headphone.

I am not sure if I am making any sense, so I thought you guys might have an idea what I am talking about.
     
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I think you could just use audio splitters in reverse hooked up to a headphone amp.
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I think you could just use audio splitters in reverse hooked up to a headphone amp.

Hmm, what if you'll be using an audio interface?
     
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Hmm, what if you'll be using an audio interface?

Hmm well you could have it connected to your main PC, and then run a 3.5mm out from the laptop into a line input on the interface. Then just "listen to this device" in windows on the main PC. I'm assuming you mean you want to use the headphone output on the interface. If you're using a microphone for voice chat with the interface, then listening to the device obviously won't be an option. You would have to combine RCA output from the interface and 3.5mm from the laptop into a separate headphone amp.
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Hmm well you could have it connected to your main PC, and then run a 3.5mm out from the laptop into a line input on the interface. Then just "listen to this device" in windows on the main PC. I'm assuming you mean you want to use the headphone output on the interface. If you're using a microphone for voice chat with the interface, then listening to the device obviously won't be an option. You would have to combine RCA output from the interface and 3.5mm from the laptop into a separate headphone amp.

Nah, just listening both the Twitch/GameStream on my laptop/tablet while playing games on my desktop.
I won't be using mic or anything.
     
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Someone said an audio mixer might work...
     
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An analogue mixer would work, but I think the basic cable solution I said earlier would also work. A mixer would be $50-100, so if you're going to spend money you might as well just get a headphone amp.
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Originally Posted by DrGroove View Post

An analogue mixer would work, but I think the basic cable solution I said earlier would also work. A mixer would be $50-100, so if you're going to spend money you might as well just get a headphone amp.

Are all audio splitter comes in 6"?
I mean, I am trying to find a longer audio splitters but the max I see is 6".
Sure, there is a "12 inch", but those aren't the one that I was looking for.

I mean 2 x RCA Male, 1 x 3.5mm Stereo Female that is at least 6"...
Edited by Ryou-kun - 3/23/14 at 6:34pm
     
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Actually, after doing a little research about this it might not be a good idea to combine two outputs with a simple Y-split due to issues with impedance between the sources. Possibly even damaging, according to one thing I read.

I'd try going to the line input on the interface first, unless someone else has a better idea.
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