How to Use a USB Headset & Speaker Jack at the Same Time

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How to Use a USB Headset & Speaker Jack at the Same Time
It is possible to directly hook up multiple audio devices to your computer system. (business computer desktop office image by scalesy from Fotolia.com)

It is now possible to connect just about any computer hardware to a USB port on the system. This includes a headset that has both a microphone and earphones. In addition, you are able to use the speaker jack on your computer. With the speaker jack, the audio is not only sent to the earphones of the headset, but also to the connected speakers.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Plug the USB data cable running out of the headset into one of the USB ports on the computer system.

  2. 2

    Connect a 3.5mm cable running out of the speakers into the speaker jack on the computer system.

  3. 3

    Power on the connected speakers.

  4. 4

    Select the audio file you want to play on the computer. Momentarily, the audio begins to play through the connected speaker system and the USB headset.

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