iMac headphone jack Is there a switch ???
Posted 29 March 2011 - 07:22 PM
Now when i want to revert back to the Mac speakers, which are just great in my office, I have to un-plug the cable from the back of the Mac. This I find I am doing with some frequency.........
Question: Is there a way to switch from one to the other without manually disconnecting?
No I am not lazy
Posted 30 March 2011 - 03:04 PM
Any other idea's ??????
Posted 30 March 2011 - 05:45 PM
Assuming headphone port
Under the audio out pref pane you should be able to switch between internal speakers or line out (this is on a Mac pro, not a laptop, so you should have the option.
I would possibly consider a line switch between the headphone transmitter and some external speakers, so you switch the output post your computer, in that way you would not need to constantly change the pref, you could leave it on line out.
Posted 30 March 2011 - 07:15 PM
As Mick said there in the preferences, the only output is headphone Jack, the speakers aren't listed, if they were problem solved! what i need to know is if you can find a way to have them on there under system preferences. I wonder where they are hiding ???
The other will be through garage band and plugging the iPad 2 (which i haven't received yet), but that sort of defeats the purpose....
As you said "consider a line switch between the headphone transmitter and some external speakers" but this involves more expense.....
Posted 01 April 2011 - 11:25 PM
Posted 02 April 2011 - 08:58 AM
I have the icon but the program just will not run. I also had a look at the sys>pref>sound but there is no change to the original format, that was me just thinking that the there might be a change to the system profile for that program.
EDIT: Had a look at the read me file and it show up as a menulet......