How to hookup old home theater speaker to computer?

Discussion in 'Home Theater PCs & Equipment' started by davidm71, Dec 30, 2018.

  1. davidm71

    davidm71 [H]ard|Gawd

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    Hi,

    Got some old home theater speakers I want to hook up to my sound card. These speakers take copper wire connections but was wondering if there is an adapter that would allow direct 3.5mm plug connection if the sound card has enough power to drive them?


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  2. Zepher

    Zepher [H]ipster Replacement

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    you need an amplifier to drive them, use an old receiver and get a 3.5mm to RCA cable
     
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  3. davidm71

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  4. rhansen5_99

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    Check out good will, you might be able to get a cheap receiver.