Windows 10: Hooking Up Speakers Solved


  1. Posts : 7
    Windows 10, 64 bit
       12 Feb 2016 #1

    Hooking Up Speakers


    Hi,

    I was hooking up some old external speakers to my newer laptop. the old external speakers has a green jack which I think is a audio line-in cable? My laptop doesn't have line-in or line-out jacks. Instead it has a microphone and headphone jack.

    I can sort of hook the green jack into headphone jack, it plays but it doesn't fit all the way inside.

    Would this damage my laptop or the speakers in any way?

    Thanks
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  2.    12 Feb 2016 #2

    As long as you don't force the plug beyond its first stopping point, you should be ok.
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  3. hTconeM9user's Avatar
    Posts : 2,678
    Windows 10x64 Home Version 1803 (Build 17134) 345
       13 Feb 2016 #3

    Or you can go to Maplins which is a computer outlet and get a USB adapter with mic and headphone jack outlet.
    I brought one the other week it works well or if you just want for your speaker they do one with a single outlet or you can get them from e-bay or Amazon
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  4. davidhk's Avatar
    Posts : 5,227
    windows 10 Home threshold2
       13 Feb 2016 #4

    RolandJS said: View Post
    As long as you don't force the plug beyond its first stopping point, you should be ok.
    +1 +1 +1.

    Just adding .......................
    Assuming your laptop is Bluetooth capable.........
    I don't know if you care to spend some money.
    If you are in the position to invest for a new external speaker, I would like you to consider buying a wireless/Bluetooth ext. speaker.
    I bought one about $80 Canadian, and it works great, but depending on what type of music you play, it won't bring the house down though.
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