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I just want to be able to switch to headphones and speakers, for example in daylight I dislike headphones but in the night I would like to wear them.

I could do that, simply plugging headphones to the front panel and speakers to the rear panel

But I don't like the cable and all that in front of my pc, I want everything coming from the rear panel of my pc

is this posible?

Right now i have the mic of my headphones into the " mic in (rear panel) and the speakers and audio output of headphones plugged into this

A Headphone splitter, so I muted my TV in the night to hear only headphones.

Mobo: ASUS P8XZ77-V-pro HD audio.

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is there a way to make the rear or side speaker out, like the same one of the front speaker out, so i plug speaker into front and headphones into rear/side?? – Andres Pacheco Aug 23 '12 at 21:42
Can you supply a little more info on your speaker configuration? 5.1? Quad? – Carl B Oct 21 '12 at 17:53

You cannot switch from headphones to speakers and speakers to headphones on the rear panel on the same Speakers-Out port. This is because:

  • The attachment is exterior to the motherboard.
  • It cannot control or switch over a cable which is just a splitter or acts like one.

What you can do is:

  • Attach your speakers to the Line-Out port at the rear.
  • Attach your headphones to the Speakers-Out port at the rear.
  • And then use your sound control panel to use any one, or use both.
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but there's only on output wich is the green one, the other ones are side(grey) the rear (black) orange(subwoffer) mic in(pink) front speaker out(green) line in(blue – Andres Pacheco Aug 24 '12 at 12:45
the black rear port can be changed to line-out through your realtek sound control panel if your speaker system is NOT configured as 5.1 surrond. – aliasgar Aug 24 '12 at 13:05

If you a rear usb port, you can get a usb audio dongle and switch outputs as necessary in the audio panel in the tasktray.

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