USB Amp

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  1. ShiftZZ

    ShiftZZ Funster Life Member

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    I am messing around with my guitar and music in general..

    I have a pair of Wharfdale speakers and I was wondering would it be possible to link them to my laptop via a USB Amp? If such a device exists..
     
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    Not sure what that would give you over and above just using a mic and Goldwave or similar on the laptop.
     
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    I think I may have confused everyone..
    I have a pair of speakers which are currently doing very little, I was hoping to link them to my PC/Laptop just to use as speakers.. I cant connect them directly to the laptop, thats where I was going...

    I am playing with audacity at the moment,,,
     
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    headphone out --> some form of power amplifier --> speakers is all I can think off.

    Or move to 21st century and buy USB/bluetooth speaker/s.



    [ corrected: mic out indeed !! ]
     
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    The laptop headphone output assuming it has one would connect to a conventional amp.
     
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    Oh, I see (said the blind man) ;)

    IF the speakers are powered then you can probably get a plug converter / cable jack to mini jack or similar and forget the laptop. Hard to imagine any way of using the laptop as the amplifier.
     

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