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Computer to stereo volume is very quiet...

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I am having trouble getting my computer to play loudly out of this Crosley's speakers. I have adjusted my computer's ( mac powerbook) volume output, replaced the connector wire, and still it's very much quieter than the radio, phonograph, or CD. Help! I have a lot of music that I can only play off my computer. ( I have also tested this with another laptop which is also too quiet, and an Ipod.) Is there anything I can do?

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  • maianahele Aug 29, 2008

    Thanks for answering. Do you think this could be a defect ( either in the unit or the model?) In that case, tw ould be worth to me to try another similar four-in-one unit with aux-input. If not, oh so sady, I 'll have to buy a set of speaker for my comp. only. Is there a way to know that this aux input will not be very powerful before purchasing ( a number, etc.) ?

    Thanks again


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Unless you have a choice of inputs, nothing.
If available, you can try a magnetic cartridge input which is much more sensitive than 'Line.'
It may be screechy though, different curve.

Posted on Aug 29, 2008

  • Steve Allison
    Steve Allison Aug 29, 2008

    "AUX" inputs and outputs are not standardized in any way I know; they are entirely dependent on the manufacturer.



    "LINE" in/outputs expect or deliver a known voltage into a standard terminating resistance.



    This is well-defined here:



    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Line_(elect...)



    This is the kind of specification should be included with any audio (or video) device.

    The Crosley may not include those spec's since it is more of a novelty device.

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