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MacBook Pro - Anyway to use my speakers from external source?

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I have a xbox 360 hooked up to a vga port, is there anyway to hook my MBP audio line in as computer speakers?
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Nope. to put it simply

Correct me if i'm wrong..

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Yes you can. RCA cable to headphone jack. I know cause I have 1 Got it from superstore for 7 bucks


wait you said line in as in your mic jack? technically it should work... but i would recommend using desktop computer speakers at minimum so you don't blow out your laptops speakers.

Heres a program I found quickly -- Click Me--

Its called LineIn
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