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Is it possible to send audio from one PC to another using audio cables? Audio output of source PC into the mic in of the target PC, for example

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Yes, you can send Audio from a PC to another, if both have soundcards with the appropriate jacks (Usually they look like headphone jacks).

You need to send from Line-Out of one PC to (ideally) Line-In of the other.

You can also connect Speaker-Out to Microphone in, but will most likely get some distortion, and should try with very low volume first.

If connecting 2 Desktops, you most likely need a "3.5mm Stereo Connection Cable". It should have 2 ends like these: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8b/Audio-TRS-Mini-Plug.jpg. If both devices each have jacks in lime-green and light blue, then you'll want to cable from Audio-Source Lime-Green to Audio-Sink Light-Blue.

If one of the devices is a portable device, you might need a cable, that takes into account the Mono Microphone channel, that many newer mobile devices also have on the Audio Jack (Making it a "HeadSet Port"). (Picture: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3b/3.5mm.jpg --Note the 3 black rings on this one)

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    Don't use the mic in, unless it's one of the new multipurpose "input" jacks that can be optioned to either mic or line in (in that case there will be a pop-up asking you which way you want the jack configured). The mic in on a PC is not stereo, expects only very low level audio, runs the audio through a very low quality, noisy preamp, and puts +5VDC on the "ring" contact, which you definitely do not want to connect to any line out or headphone or speaker output. – Jamie Hanrahan Aug 9 '15 at 20:39

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