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You Will Need
- A 3.5 millimeter stereo Y-adapter cable
- A computer
- A stereo amplifier
- A tape measure (optional)
Buy the right cable
Buy a stereo adapter cable with a single, mini headphone plug at one end and two RCA plugs, left and right, at the other.
Find the Line Out jack
Find the Line Out jack on your computer's sound card. If your computer doesn't have one, find the headphone jack.
Plug in the cable
Insert the mini headphone plug into the computer's line out or headphone jack.
Attach to the stereo
Insert the two RCA plugs into the corresponding AUX or TAPE inputs on your stereo amplifier. Match the colors on the plugs to the colors on the inputs.
Set up the receiver
Set the receiver to either AUX or TAPE input.
Play an audio file on the computer. Adjust the volume on the computer or the receiver and enjoy your music.