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Since you mentioned you have to wiggle a bit this means your jack is broken and you will have to get the jack or even the whole logic board fixed. Not even the tiniest speck of dust in an area that just three minutes earlier was thick with dust.I then turned my computer back on and...problem solved! permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]Lolomelon 8 points9 points10 points 11 months ago(6 children)Someone, please ELI55 what this capability is for and how we use it. After I reviewed the Meze wall nut wood 12 Classics IEM I was surprised...

No posts or comments relating to buying, selling, trading, giveaways or asking for advice about any of those topics. Mar 26, 2014 10:46 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Cindy May, Cindy May Apr 5, 2014 11:42 PM in response to daniel efrommn Level 1 (0 That would be a big liability on Apple's part. The more people write or call them the faster you will see the driver.

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permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]afishinacloud 15 points16 points17 points 11 months ago(12 children)Audio noob here. the only helpful answer online! § Sky said on : 05/24/12 @ 19:21 Eventually it worked! Take it to the apple store and they'll replace the audio IO board (with a better design jack and output preamp).

All rights reserved. Yes No Voted Undo Score 1 Cancel Comments: I had this problem too - it was the optical output "switch" in the headphone jack. One can now buy amateur versions of otoscopes for home use, to looks for kids' ear infections, etc. (They only cost $30 or so.) Anyway, using the smallest attachment designed for Internal Speakers Not Working Macbook But are you saying you had a cable plugged in?

Fucking casual. Optical Digital Output Macbook No Sound This will work on Macs as far back as 2005. It started just after the latest software update from Apple. When you stick in an audio cable, it pushes the switch down.

permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]scarylunatic 17 points18 points19 points 11 months ago(1 child)Optical audio out is a digital audio output over a fiber optic cable, whereas the normal headphone jack audio out is an analog output Macbook Pro Optical Out this saved so much time. permalinkembedsavegive gold[+][deleted] comment score below threshold-6 points-5 points-4 points 11 months ago(2 children)oP wut the fuk are you watching? weird issue that mac should really fix asap!! § Chandni said on : 09/25/12 @ 07:18 THANK YOU SO SO MUCH!!! § Isaiah said on : 09/26/12 @ 13:28 You rock

  • share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply stoddad, Jan 14, 2007 stoddad macrumors newbie Joined: Jan 14, 2007 #5 Toothpick and 10 seconds I experienced
  • Recently, my MacBook Pro got "confused" and I could not turn the speakers on.
  • No simple and/or easily searched support questions.
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  • Just saying the cable and the device are fine.
  • Best wishes from Lisbon, Portugal § joe® said on : 11/21/11 @ 11:21 Joe here, blog owner.

Optical Digital Output Macbook No Sound

I read the previous posts and saw the toothpick workaround.. Thank you!!!!! Disable Optical Out Macbook Pro The audio systems and the cable are not the issue, they work fine with the other computer, which does to have the updated software. Macbook Pro Digital Audio Out Cable Is this legacy support or is optical audio noticeably better quality?

Also do I need to update the macbook? permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]mycall 0 points1 point2 points 11 months ago(0 children)No external S/PDIF clock sync sucks. rubbed the end on the table to get ti smooth and remove burrs3. chabadav, Mar 4, 2010 chabadav macrumors newbie Joined: Mar 4, 2010 #18 digital out active but red LED not always showing I had this problem yesterday after installing Windows 7 on Digital Out Port

Had an old set of bad headphones, cut off the jack, and used that jack plugged in, with the INPUT setting, and get speakers to work. Sign in to make your opinion count. Hi, in my MacBook, the optical out is always on, as long as I don't have anything in the line out. Joined 7/2009 Location: Hilo Hawaii, USA's rainiest city Select All Posts By This User Hmmm...

Can anyone refer me to the "I want my money back or an immediate house-call repair service" thread? Red Light In Headphone Jack Mac It seems a lot of people have this problem, but this is the first time I came across the blow method which worked. or could it be fixed ?

That's why it works with headphones or external analog speakers.

you would think, but sadly, no. If it's optical, the end is made of plastic. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Lolomelon 3 points4 points5 points 11 months ago(0 children)I see, over fiber. Macbook Pro Toslink thank you. § Caroline Lomeli said on : 08/01/12 @ 00:28 Thank you!!!!!!

I guess there is a small switch which gets stuck with dust building up?Thanks for posting your experiences - maybe there is somebody out there who really knows how this socket edit: nevermind i found it. I then put some rubbing alcohol on it. Check This Out Have had the problem in the past, didn't remember what I'd done to remedy, tried this and it didn't work and second time it did.

The problem is actually caused by a little switch inside the jack that gets stuck. For example a TOSlink cable can carry 5.1 or 7.1 audio channel for a surround sound system, while the standard Minijack is only 2 channels of analog sound. They have a tool for removing debris from ports. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[+][deleted] 11 months ago(12 children)[deleted] [–]Alkap0wn 9 points10 points11 points 11 months ago(1 child)How the fuck does that picture show fibre illumination with neither end plugged in?

How. Anyone have any solutions? permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]okron1k 0 points1 point2 points 11 months ago*(0 children)what youtube channel is that again? Would anyone suggest that this a replaceable reason for apple store?