|Nov 13, 2012, 06:09 AM||#1|
iMac 2012 Microphone jack?
Hi, long time lurker, first time poster..
I would like to purchase a 27 inch iMac as soon as it is released. However, I noticed that it seems to only have one headphone port. Now my question is, how would you go about connecting a gaming headset which uses two audio jacks, one for output and one for input, to this beautiful machine.
|Nov 13, 2012, 06:22 AM||#2|
The Apple Iwires range isn't cheap, and I'm sure you can find something a little more competitively priced elsewhere, but they do make splitters for just such purposes.
Wireless would be another option too...I've used a wireless headset with my Imac and it worked fine.
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|Nov 13, 2012, 09:12 AM||#4|
USB to audio adapter
I think you'll actually need something with an audio in to USB type adapter. The iWire cables are just splitters, but I don't think they are input devices. It seems like the iMac will take audio in, but perhaps only with Apple style headphones with a mic. If you don't want to use a headphone/mic set that has one cable (sounds like yours has 2 cables), then you'll need something like this: USB to Audio out/mic
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