Pro Speakers

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  1. SeVeN macrumors 6502a

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    i have some pro speakers that have that weird connector for like an iMac G4(?). and i wanna use them on my girlfriends MacBook. where can i get a converter for it, to make it a regular head phone jack.


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  2. JDN macrumors 6502a

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    Do you know what the connector is called? Could you post a pic of it?
     
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    I dont think you will find an adapter, I think they were designed for use with only that computer.
     
  6. spyderracer393 macrumors regular

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    I believe you are looking for the Griffin Technology iFire, but it is discontinued so you will have to look on eBay and you could search it on Froogle.
     
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    The only way to use these without the iFire - mentioned above - which is difficult to find and unreasonably expensive, is to cut off the little white jointing piece on the speaker cables (which contains a little chip) and connect a new piece of wire with a standard 3.5mm minijack instead of the 2.5mm one supplied. The chip in the jointing piece prevents you from getting a satisfactory result otherwise.
     
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    I saw some pro speakers used in a car a few years ago (as attached), he'd just re-wired them.

    The problem with connecting them to a computer without the right socket is the lack of built in amp', i should imagine running off whats built in on most computers will give a very low volume :)
     

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