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How do I do this? My A5s are using the main sound, but I don't want to wake up people in my place because of the speakers.

I don't see an option to switch between audio ports in Windows, nor in Creative Control Panel.

A5s are in the green port, and I have plugged in the headset into one of the other ports with no luck.

I also have a Creative X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Pro, if that helps.
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Plug the headset into te front panel if you have this as an option. The problem with doing this is that you have to disconnect the front when you want to use speakers.

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I just picked up a splitter for mine. Headphones and speakers plugged in at same time using splitter. If I want speakers, I turn them on. Otherwise, it's headphone time.

Splitter needs to be a [Female, Female -> Male]
    
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Is this just a creative thing or an issue with all sound cards? Just curious, because I might be getting a HT | Omega.

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I just picked up a splitter for mine. Headphones and speakers plugged in at same time using splitter. If I want speakers, I turn them on. Otherwise, it's headphone time.

Splitter needs to be a [Female, Female -> Male]
But then I wouldn't be able to disable headphones, currently my HD555s can function as speakers if the sound is all the way up.
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Is this just a creative thing or an issue with all sound cards? Just curious, because I might be getting a HT | Omega.



But then I wouldn't be able to disable headphones, currently my HD555s can function as speakers if the sound is all the way up.
I keep sound in windows lower, and have a volume controller for the speakers anyways. So only my speakers are turned up when I want them. But yes, my HD555's run all the time.

I've been looking for a sort of inline mute swtich for headphones that might work. Or I'll build one.
    
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