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January 15, 2005 2:08:03 PM

is there a device (doesnt require power supply from mains) which allows me to connect the red/white audio inputs from my ps2 to my headphones?

<P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1><EM>Edited by matrixripoff on 01/15/05 01:40 PM.</EM></FONT></P>
January 15, 2005 6:39:26 PM

There is an adapter, but dont expect there to be much volume form it. It only carries a low voltage signal that is meant to be amplified.

Go to walmart, get a pair of $5 extermal powered speakers with a headphone jack and go from there.

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January 15, 2005 10:02:42 PM

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January 15, 2005 10:29:51 PM

walmart.com

This is if you live in america. Im sory. It did slip my mind that you may not be. Any stereo powered speakers with an adapter will work :D 

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January 16, 2005 9:31:16 AM

isnt there something else apart from normal stereo speakers like a mini small size amplifier with red/white input ports and a headphone jack?
January 17, 2005 7:41:43 AM

You can use adapters to connect headphones and it will probably be "loud enough". The problem is that you'd need more than 1 adapter because all the RCA to minijack adapters I've seen are either male-female or female-male. So you'd need gender changers too.

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January 17, 2005 11:25:51 AM

any urls of these adapters?
January 17, 2005 11:57:59 AM

Sure, you could pick up a <A HREF="http://www.radioshack.com/product.asp?catalog_name=CTLG..." target="_new">Stereo RCA female (2-jacks) to Stereo 1/8" headphone (male) adapter</A> to do the cable conversion, then a <A HREF="http://www.radioshack.com/product.asp?catalog_name=CTLG..." target="_new">Coupler</A> to change the headphone plug (male) to a headphone jack (female).

Oh, and if you want all gold, you'd just get a <A HREF="http://www.radioshack.com/product.asp?catalog_name=CTLG..." target="_new">Different Coupler</A>

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January 18, 2005 9:03:10 AM

so i can connect my ps2 red/white (audio) cables to this adapter then use a coupler. great idea!

does the coupler make the adapter AUDIO OUT or AUDIO IN?

but how is the sound level because theres no amplifier involved?

<P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1><EM>Edited by matrixripoff on 01/18/05 06:05 AM.</EM></FONT></P>
January 18, 2005 9:19:48 AM

The PS/2 isn't SUPPOSED to have audio IN, it's SUPPOSED to have audio OUT, to a TV! The adapter changes it from RCA audio out to 1/8" stereo minijack out. The coupler allows you to connect your headphones by making it a female connector.

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January 18, 2005 9:22:10 AM

Oh, BTW, sound level should be similar to many sound cards at full volume on the "line out" jack. The reason is that most soundcards these days don't have an amplified headphone jack, just a line level jack. Headphones are line level too.

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January 18, 2005 8:05:51 PM

thanks for the solution :) 

it's working!
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