Absolutely! Integrating your computer into your in-wall or in-ceiling sound system is simpler than you think. Here’s how you can do it.

First, you will need a small amplifier or basic stereo receiver to boost the signal that comes from your computer’s sound card. Second, to link that to your computer, you will need an adaptor. Generally, a 1/8″ 2-Male RCA adaptor would work for this application. It will go from your computer’s sound card, from the ‘line out’ to one of the inputs on the receiver/amp. You can find adaptors on Amazon.com.

Another way to play MP3’s is via Apple’s AirPort Express system.┬áThe speakers would then be connected to the ‘speaker out’ jacks from the receiver or amplifier. You can also hook up a powered sub-woofer from there as well.

Finally, if you prefer, you can integrate a computer into your stereo/entertainment center by using the same adaptor. You will probably have to have your computer near the entertainment center in order to do this, but it’s a viable option for those who want to include their home computer in their home entertainment system.

Doing this can take the sound from your computer gaming to a whole new level, and give you the ability to listen to music in an array of formats, such as MP3 and more. It’s a nice way to use a computer’s capabilities for enhancing sound.

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