Direct "Line-In" Method with Speaker

This is an in-home version of the Line-In Method which does not require unmuting of microphones in computers. It will also eliminate any audio/video lag that may be occuring in your system.

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Connections

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Connect Headphone Splitter to music device (use device adapter if needed).
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Connect 3.5mm Aux Cable to one end of the Headphone Splitter then connect the other end of Aux Cable to the RED port on the USB External Stereo Sound Adapter (or microphone jack on computer). Then connect the USB External Stereo Sound Adapter to your computer.
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Connect 3.5mm Aux Cable to remaining end of the Headphone Splitter then connect the other end of Aux Cable into the aux (line-in) port on your speaker.

Important Final Step!

  • Audio & Zoom Settings
    You will have to adjust music source and input level volumes in Zoom 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!

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. If you need to vocally coach your students, or would like students to hear you throughout the class, use the Mic & Mixer Method.

  • In Zoom, to hear your students you will have to select your internal speaker (ie. Internal RealTek, MacBook Speakers) 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
Alternative: you can use an iRig 2
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3.5mm Aux Cable 2
Headphone Splitter 1
External Speaker
DS18 ZL15M Zumba Loud 15"
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