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i want my head phones to play louder is there a cheap easy way to do this?(ps volume is maxed already) Answered

using this for my laptop so usb power is possible portable is best

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CameronSSBest Answer (author)2009-02-22

If you want headphones to play louder, you will have to connect them to some sort of amplifier. If you want to go cheap-and-dirty, rip open a set of powered speakers and connect your headphones to the speaker lines. If you want a more refined system, there are many Instructables about building amplifiers.

A bit of warning: if you have headphones amplified too much, besides risking hearing damage, you also may blow out the headphone speakers-they're not intended to be incredibly loud.

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11010010110 (author)CameronSS2009-02-23

some speakers have headphones socket. this socket is powered from the amp too

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CameronSS (author)110100101102009-02-23

But usually not as deafeningly loud as the main speaker. :P

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11010010110 (author)CameronSS2009-02-23

i learned the loud way that only usually and not allways

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aaronlittle77 (author)2009-03-25

this is a cheap and easy to build audio amp you could plug in in between your headphones and laptop. USB power is probably a good possibility as this is a low power circuit or you could use a 9V battery. http://www.generalguitargadgets.com/richardo/practiceamp/index.html

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