I made a line-in cable today, it works too!

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by yoshi, Aug 21, 2003.


  1. yoshi

    yoshi

    Jul 12, 2002
    England, London
    I managed to forge a cable that would go form my bass straight into the pc mic hole to allow clearer recording.

    All I did was cut the end (and jack) off one end of a normal instrument cable and solder on a jack from a dead set of headphones. Surprisingly it worked, it worked rather well actually :D

    Finally I dont have to cart my hefty amp to the Pc when I want to record. Give it a go if you like.
     
  2. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    ain't that something?

    I once made took regular radioshack speaker wire and put a 1/4" jack on one end, so I could plug my speakers into my amp, and my amp into my computer, so that I had an amplified 2.1 system without a reciever :p

    I later got a reciever :p
    but the cable did work.

    I also rigged up a fog machine once, using stripped speaker cable(just copper wire really) but, it completed the circuit for the fog machine and it worked....but then shorted out later.
     
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