Direct Line-In Method

This method is intended for studio & gym setups where an existing sound system is in place. If you are looking for an in-home solution with external audio please review the Direct "Line-In" Method with Speaker method.
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Connections

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Connect USB External Stereo Sound Adapter to Computer. (skip, if you have separate Mic (Line In) / Headphone Jacks).
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Connect Music device to RED port on USB External Stereo Sound Adapter using 3.5mm Aux Cable.
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OPTIONAL. Connect External Speaker to Headphone Jack on laptop or GREEN port on USB External Stereo Sound Adapter using 3.5mm Aux Cable. You may also connect via Bluetooth from your laptop.


Important Final Steps!

  • Audio & Zoom Settings
    You will have to adjust music source and input level volumes to ensure sound being streamed is loud, but not tinny to your participants. Schedule a Consult today and I can make sure you are set up right!

  • Listening to Inputted Audio
    • Windows Users
      You must unmute your "USB microphone" in order to hear the line in audio.

    • Mac Users
      You must use GarageBand or QuickTime to monitor the sound input.

Notice

  • With this method your students will get the best sound quality possible. However, they will not be able to hear you while the music is playing .

  • In Zoom, to speak with your students you will have select your internal microphone.

  • In Zoom, to hear your students you will have to select your speaker as speaker. DO NOT USE "Same as System".

  • In Zoom, for your students to hear your music you will have to select your USB Device as microphone. DO NOT USE "Same as System".

Get the Parts on Amazon

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Laptop (or PC with WebCam) 1
Device to play music (Phone, Tablet, or PC) 1
Sabrent USB External Stereo Sound Adapter
USB-A or USB-C
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3.5mm Aux Cable 2
External Speaker
DS18 ZL15M Zumba Loud 15"
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