Hearing CDs on Earphones from CD drive

  Prewch 18:08 25 Oct 07

Can anyone remind me of how to get playback to earphones from an audio CD when the earphone are plugged into the earphone socket of the CD drive?

I can get output to the speakers ok and the volume control panel does not have anything muted.

Ta in advance for any ideas.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:28 25 Oct 07

You will need to turn up the volume control on the CD drive.

  Prewch 18:39 25 Oct 07

Sorry but I have done that and still no sound

  johnnyrocker 18:45 25 Oct 07

do you have the correct type plug in use?


  Prewch 19:16 25 Oct 07

Yes its a standard 2.5mm stereo jack which works fine on all my other audio equipment. Maybe its a broken wire to the jack socket on the CR drive.

  DieSse 19:20 25 Oct 07

Make sure there's only the IDE and power cable into the back of the drive. If there's a separate sound cable, remove it.

  Prewch 19:30 25 Oct 07

The more I think about I'm leaning towards a broken wire because it used to work OK.

But thanks for all the suggestions.


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