How to I connect external 2.1 speakers to my MBA?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by shonor6, Aug 13, 2012.

  1. shonor6, Aug 13, 2012
    Last edited: Aug 13, 2012

    shonor6 macrumors member

    Oct 16, 2011
    I want to buy speakers, preferably active or possibly passive (if required), and I want everything to be connected to the MBA.
    And an important detail: my plan is to connect the M-Audio BX5-D2's with my Logitech X-540 Subwoofer - to the MBA.
    Any solutions?

  2. stchman macrumors 6502a

    Jul 16, 2012
    St. Louis, MO
    I imagine if the 2.1 speakers you are wanting to buy have a 3.5 mm jack, then hook it up to the MBA's headphone jack.

    Some speaker systems for PCs have a USB connection.
  3. Hawkeye16 macrumors regular

    Sep 16, 2009
    Almost all speaker systems I have come across have the 3.5mm. I would use that personally.

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