Apple Mac mini gets 4 out of 5 from PC World

Discussion in ' News Discussion' started by MacBytes, Jan 25, 2005.

  1. macrumors bot

    Jul 5, 2003
  2. macrumors 603


    Sep 3, 2003
    North Carolina
  3. macrumors 6502


    Jul 17, 2002
    One of the cons of the Mini is that there is no audio input, but over at Arstechnica, someone said that the audio output has input capability also. Can anyone else confirm this?
  4. 24C
    macrumors 6502a

    Nov 9, 2004
    Can't confirm this, but it got mentioned in an article recently, along with a 111Mb photo!..AFAIK it's a line out/headphone only socket, but it does seems strange on a Garageband equipped machine if it is.

    PS. Apple Uk website says audio...headphone/line out...NO mention of a line in
  5. macrumors 6502a


    Feb 19, 2003
    DC area
    3rd party solutions are available, such as Griffin's iMic
  6. 24C
    macrumors 6502a

    Nov 9, 2004
    Thanks, but I know that, as I got one on order for my neighbour £29.99 off Amazon UK...he's got a Quicksilver/550 TiPowerBook...and needs to hook up to his Yamaha piano headphone/line out, MIDI Concert Piano sucks in basic Garageband, although when JP4 arrives here, we will be checking out the orchestral suites.
  7. macrumors regular

    Sep 20, 2003
    Sub-ratings (out of 100):
    Video: 31
    Gaming: 16
    Music: 62
    Photo: 48

    For a Very Good 4/5 system, those marks seem kind of low doesn't it? I mean if you took those numbers, you'd get a little under 40% which is more like 2/5 than 4/5.

    I suppose those PC guys are now realizing that a computer can be more than the sum of it's parts.

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