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Help me figure out how to run two pairs of headphones to my computer.

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The fact is, I need two pairs of headphones running to my computer running stereo sound. I have a Saffire Pro 2i4 sitting on my desk but it only has one output for headphones., is there any way I can have another pair of headphones running to my computer, yet have audio running through both as outputs or do I need to go the splitter route?

Cause that seems to be a trick in itself finding 1/4" to 1/8" male stereo adapters... then i'd have to run them both through those to a Y Stereo Splitter, and then from that to a 1/8" to 1/4" adapter...

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You have to buy a splitter. They are available practically everywhere.

If you need dual 3.5mm, the easiest way is probably to buy a 1/4" -> 3.5mm adapter and a 3.5mm splitter.

Edit: a couple more options: option 1, option 2.
Edited by zalbard - 10/11/14 at 9:40am
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My headphones are 1/4"
    
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That depends on the sound card you are using but normally you would have to go the splitter route if you wanted both headphones to output the same audio source but if you wanted each headphone to have there own source, ie, one wanted music and the other watching a movie, then you would normally have to go the usb route whether its usb phones or converters then in the program select the output source.
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