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mcmc
2009-09-17, 05:13
Hello,

How can I play all PC audio using SB? I want to watch downloaded video or play game but hear its audio trough SB?

Thanks

kernel
2009-09-17, 09:33
Install the plugin wave input, but the audio latency could be too high for video or games.

mcmc
2009-09-17, 11:38
I was reading about it, but latency is really bad idea. I hope there is some better solution, because I donít want to have 4 speakers in order to surf and listen music in the same time.

funkstar
2009-09-17, 13:05
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Hama-3-5mm-Stereo-Splitter-2Female/dp/B00006J6JQ

Something like that worked with my PC and Touch no problem.

mcmc
2009-09-18, 00:03
yes, but that way You loose one channel:)

andynormancx
2009-09-18, 02:47
yes, but that way You loose one channel:)

Why would you lose a channel ?

funkstar
2009-09-18, 10:34
yes, but that way You loose one channel:)
ok, bad example. Try this instead:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/FPUK-3-5mm-Headphone-Splitter-CABLE/dp/B001D84CV6/ref=dp_cp_ob_ce_title_1

mcmc
2009-09-24, 09:29
thank you funkstar. i will give it a try

andynormancx
2009-09-24, 09:33
Why is it a bad example ? Both the splitters you linked to claim to be stereo 3.5mm jack splitters.

funkstar
2009-09-24, 10:15
Why is it a bad example ? Both the splitters you linked to claim to be stereo 3.5mm jack splitters.
Yeah, you are right. mcmc's comment threw me and when I re-visited quickly I thought I'd posted a 3.5mm to twin phono adapter. turns out I didn't :)

That first one, or anything from "What Do Customers Ultimately Buy After Viewing This Item?" section would work.

Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best.

mcmc
2009-09-27, 08:12
ok. but how can i use this cables to make SB play sound from video I want to watch on monitor???

funkstar
2009-09-27, 08:49
ok. but how can i use this cables to make SB play sound from video I want to watch on monitor???
you can't do that with the cables, as you are really just connecting both the PC and the SB to the same set of speakers.

the first suggestion of using the Wav Input plugin is the only way to do it. HOWEVER you will not be able to synconise the audio and video because of various buffers, both in your PC and in the SqueezeBox.

SqueezeBoxes simply are not designed for this kind of use.

nfck
2009-09-27, 10:28
I was reading about it, but latency is really bad idea. I hope there is some better solution, because I donít want to have 4 speakers in order to surf and listen music in the same time.

What I did was connect:
SqueezeBox >> CD In on Amp
Tape Out on Amp >> Computer Line In
Computer Line Out >> Tape In on Amp

That way I can either listen to "clean" SqueezeBox sound or use the "Tape monitor" amp setting for a mix of Computer and SqueezeBox.

A good computer sound card is recommended. Asus Xonar DX does well.