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computer to cabinet...

Discussion in 'Recording Gear and Equipment [BG]' started by spidersbass, Dec 2, 2004.


  1. spidersbass

    spidersbass

    Nov 29, 2004
    Downtown L.A.
    if i connect my 410's (400watt; 8ohm) into the the headphone out of my computer, will any sound come out of it? i dont' wanna blow anything, thats why i ask first.
     
  2. You probably won't hear anything. The headphone out doesn't have the power to push a 400 watt cabinet. Nothing is gonna break more than likely, but I'll have to have somebody confirm that for me. You'd need to put it through an amp for it to work.
     
  3. spidersbass

    spidersbass

    Nov 29, 2004
    Downtown L.A.
    alright, i have a head... do i plug it into the where you plug in the instrument???
     
  4. bluesgeek

    bluesgeek

    Jun 27, 2004
    yes but keep the volume down on your PC - it only puts out millivolts but can be enough to distort the sound.
     
  5. spidersbass

    spidersbass

    Nov 29, 2004
    Downtown L.A.
    sweet! i thought it would be possible, but some guy i know told me its not.
     
  6. spidersbass

    spidersbass

    Nov 29, 2004
    Downtown L.A.
    hahahah, tried it today, my bro thought his sound system was the best around... you shoulda seen tha look on his face, lol