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when gaming, I like to use teamspeak, but sometimes, when I am not on ts, i would like to listen thru my speakers. How can I swap between the two without having to keep plugging and unplugging either? please help. Thanks
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post #2 of 9
Get a Y-splitter and plug both of them in. Turn speakers off when you aren't using them, and likewise with the headset.
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post #3 of 9
You can make yourself a switch using a double pole single thorw switch and a couple of 3.5mm connectors.

3.5mm Connector


DPST Switch

Bread Board to mount it all on
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post #4 of 9
Maybe sumthin like this:
http://www.dolphinmusic.co.uk/page/s...roduct_id/6364

Output from PC audio to Headphone Amp
Plug both speakers and headphones into headphone amp outputs and and controll all volumes independantly.

Unless ur headphones are USB in which case I dont know.
    
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post #5 of 9
With an audio receiver, you can switch between outputs.
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ok guys, thanks very much, rep for all
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post #7 of 9
I found a stereo switch, looks to be exactally what your looking for.

Link

Your going to want the MK2 for taking in a sound and putting it either to output 1 or 2.
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post #8 of 9
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perfect, thanks!
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post #9 of 9
I just use a male to female cord to extend my audio port so it is more convenient to plug / unplug speakers and earphones.

I like the radioshack switch idea, but i would be afraid of loosing quality because of it or something, since it is so getto. I actually have one of those switches not being used...
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