Are computer speakers compatible with a scanner?
I'm looking at a basic set of Logtech speakers on Amazon, cheap ones for $20. it has a 3.5mm jack like my scanner, Question is, Will they work if I plug them into my scanner?
- spacemissingLv 71 year ago
It depends on the scanner's output jack.
Many scanners (older ones) have jacks for "mono" headphones and/or recorders.
Connecting a pair of computer speakers to one of these will result in sound coming from
only one speaker (the left one, if the plug is wired conventionally).
More recent scanners have jacks for "stereo" headphones and/or recorders.
These will deliver sound to both speakers; however, it will be one channel fed to both, not stereo.
In any case, you can connect whatever you have without concern for potential damage.
- khalilLv 71 year ago
an ordinary speaker will be ok.
some talking scanners say .. scanning started
scanning ended and happened errors
- Daniel KLv 71 year ago
Yes your computer speakers will work fine plugged into a 3.5mm headphone jack of your scanner receiver..
- Tony BLv 71 year ago
A scanner? The only kind of scanner I know of makes copies of an image on a sheet of paper. There's no audio output.
Please update your question and explain.
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- StarryskyLv 71 year ago
Most scanners make an image of a sheet of paper. No audio out.
If you have some other type of scanner (with some unknown maker and model number) maybe it might work with computer speakers.
- Robert JLv 71 year ago
If the scanner 3.5mm socket works with headphones, the PC speakers will also work fine.
(Not knowing what scanner you have, I cannot know what the socket on it is for).