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share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply davejohnusrname, Jan 15, 2010 davejohnusrname macrumors newbie Joined: Jan 15, 2010 #14 toothpick worked! All that appears in preferences is Digital Out. 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! A co-worker has had this issue for a long time and I told him I would try and figure it out. http://europrolink.com/macbook-pro/optical-out-not-working-macbook.php

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Guide MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2010 Logic Board Replacement Difficulty: Difficult Was this answer helpful? You just saved me a like 4hrs. Scary.

Shouldn't need to update anything for it to work.  Reply « Previous12Next » Start a New Thread Subscribe Search This Thread New Posts All Forums:Forum Nav:HomeSubscriptionsPrivate MessagesWho's OnlineForumsSocial GroupsSponsor Announcements and you're a champion Joe. § cmes said on : 05/17/12 @ 17:43 Only rebooting worked for me. § [email protected] said on : 05/21/12 @ 23:32 Hi, sorry to see so many Oturum aç İstatistikler 51.556 görüntüleme 45 Bu videoyu beğendiniz mi? Toslink Macbook Pro Cancel Add your answer Juan fidel will be eternally grateful.

That's why it works with headphones or external analog speakers. Optical Digital Output Macbook No Sound Then I but a head-speaker cable and the fact that a head speaker was connected was recognised by the computer. It was rushed do to the malware mess and they guessed the new models where used for QC. This has been annoying me for a few days now and with your advice, YOU fixed it for me in less than a minute! § kristen said on : 02/16/12 @

MohThoM share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply bwburrell, Jan 22, 2008 bwburrell macrumors newbie Joined: Sep 5, 2007 #8 The toothpick method worked Macbook Air Digital Audio Out I guess some jacks are more compatible with the MacBook than others. § Conor said on : 10/09/11 @ 06:49 sometimes restarting your mac will clear this issue too. Thank you!!!!! It worked after turning it counter clockwise a few times. § marley said on : 05/05/12 @ 22:49 THANK YOU SOOOO MUCH !

Optical Digital Output Macbook No Sound

said on : 06/18/12 @ 00:05 Thank you! Or is there possibly something about the Mavericks OS that causes it to be more sensitive to dust in the headphone jack than earlier versions of OS X? Macbook Pro Digital Audio Out Cable You are awesome. § Kathleen said on : 11/21/11 @ 05:34 Another thank you to go on the list. Optical Digital Out Port Macbook u saved the day! § Bob said on : 06/29/12 @ 16:16 You saved my life. § nicky said on : 06/30/12 @ 14:57 It worked!

Or is the behavior of this peripheral restricted to the logic board and can't be fixed without dropping bills at the apple store? http://europrolink.com/macbook-pro/optical-drive-not-working-macbook-pro.php I only used this method because I was going to have to replace the part anyways and had exhausted all other free options. in any way. any other ideas ? § Philip said on : 04/05/12 @ 23:27 This worked for me, eventually, but had two do it twice. Disable Digital Output Macbook Pro

  1. Select All Posts By This User You need to change the "Properties for" to "Built-in output" and then you can change things. Reply post #3 of 16 7/14/09 at
  2. I've been fighting with this problem for days !!!!
  3. Go fucking figure. § shazimmy said on : 08/07/12 @ 10:12 thank you!
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  5. But still has red jack and muted sound. § IT2 said on : 11/06/11 @ 00:18 The above didn't work for me, nor restarting.
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  7. finally got the idea to moisten the end of toothpick4.
  8. Click on sound. 4.

It's caused by shoddy Apple design. Yes No Voted Undo Score 1 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? or could it be fixed ? http://europrolink.com/macbook-pro/optical-out-macbook-pro-not-working.php Click on the apple symbol on the top left. 2.

Select your audio device from the list on the left side of the Audio Devices window. Macbook Air Optical Out with or without headphones. then turned and and made a circle inside the best i could thinking i could reset a sensor....

If it's optical, the end is made of plastic.

just a difference that "red light" some time glows some time not. § IsaKo said on : 07/21/12 @ 05:14 Thanks so much, tried a few times and got it right. A cotton bud* did, so try that- just be gentle! (*Q tip on the wrong side of the atlantic I believe) § Jay said on : 05/16/12 @ 09:53 You'll be If done correctly, the computer does not power on at this time and stays dark. Mac Pro Digital Audio Out I almost broken my input plug thinking it was something like that.

Good thing the Random Shut-off issue started happening like two weeks ago...guess I can pay for my own logic board share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like Düşüncelerinizi paylaşmak için oturum açın. Update There is switch inside the jack that is stuck. Check This Out Yes No Voted Undo Score 0 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz?

the mighty toothpick did the trick. That was very well explained and now my problem is solved! :) § Tom said on : 09/19/12 @ 21:55 FYI, on my brand new MAcBook Pro, this did not work Maybe its faulty...=/  wait are you running it with the imac or the macbook pro?  I have the 2010 edition of the pro.  My imac isn't having any problems with the You saved me a lot of time. § JKL said on : 04/13/12 @ 18:50 THANK YOU ALSO...!!!!

otherwise it wouldn't work for me. § laura said on : 05/31/12 @ 11:20 Thankyou, I was using my boyfriends macbook and thought I had broken it! Sorry to say you'll need to get pretty deep in the disassembly to reach it. I am so happy! Mark Russell 8.158 görüntüleme 1:50 How to fix missing sound on a macbook pro? - Süre: 2:19.

Also do I need to update the macbook? Joined 1/2012 Location: Random Cave Select All Posts By This User I'm still trying to find out how to use optical out on the macbook pro, i'm very confused.  Can anyone However, although I see the red LED light only occasionally in the headphones socket of my MacBook Pro (2008), my volume control is constantly in background and locked in digital out Works just great now. § Glen said on : 08/01/12 @ 05:36 Legend § Xzavier Moore said on : 08/01/12 @ 18:50 Thank you so much ! § Kaitlin McDonald said

I might try the tape thing. I've troubleshot the problem using two audio systems and another computer. I didn't get Applecare, so I'm out of luck there. I don't see "Internal Speakers" at all any more.

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