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    Default How do I play my iphone over my home stereo?

    Is there a way to listen to my iphone (podcasts, music, etc) over my home Sony receiver? Maybe plug it into the head phone jack? Any ideas?
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    Quote Originally Posted by gizbug View Post
    Is there a way to listen to my iphone (podcasts, music, etc) over my home Sony receiver? Maybe plug it into the head phone jack? Any ideas?
    you can use an auxillary cord with the jack (like what you see on earbuds) on both ends. plug one into the stereos 'aux' outlet and the other into your iphone where you would normally plug your earbuds into.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gizbug View Post
    Is there a way to listen to my iphone (podcasts, music, etc) over my home Sony receiver? Maybe plug it into the head phone jack? Any ideas?
    Some sony receivers have an iPod dock that you can surf your iPhone just like you would any iPod like mine does
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    Cut the cord!

    Get an Apple Airport Express wireless router ($99). Connect the output to an audio input on your stereo.

    Then use AirPlay from your iPhone or iPad or computer (iTunes).

    Works like a charm.
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    Or go Apple TV like I did. You can do that and much more.


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    Don't plug your phones earphone output to the aux out of your receiver. It wont work. You can get a cable with the headphone jack on one end and RCA plugs on the other and plug those into an aux input on your receiver, and the headphone jack into your phone. That's the cheap way. Or do what others have said with airport or apple tv.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TiNuts View Post
    Don't plug your phones earphone output to the aux out of your receiver. It wont work. You can get a cable with the headphone jack on one end and RCA plugs on the other and plug those into an aux input on your receiver, and the headphone jack into your phone. That's the cheap way. Or do what others have said with airport or apple tv.
    why wont it work by plugging it into the aux jack.. thats what I do in my car and it works just fine.. headphone out to aux jack on my car.. would be same as doing it on a stereo.. not that your method doesnt work im just saying.. she wasnt saying the aux out she said the aux outlet..
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    I don't know but my surround sound have the docks for an iPhone


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    Quote Originally Posted by noaim View Post
    why wont it work by plugging it into the aux jack.. thats what I do in my car and it works just fine.. headphone out to aux jack on my car.. would be same as doing it on a stereo.. not that your method doesnt work im just saying.. she wasnt saying the aux out she said the aux outlet..
    Thank you noaim. That's exactly what I meant, in fact my daughter plugs her iPhone into her car just as you do yours with no issues, sounds great too. My son plugs his iPod into his stereo the same way with the cord and it has great sound as well


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    Quote Originally Posted by Pink View Post
    Thank you noaim. That's exactly what I meant, in fact my daughter plugs her iPhone into her car just as you do yours with no issues, sounds great too. My son plugs his iPod into his stereo the same way with the cord and it has great sound as well


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    I bought Apple's dock, it was less than $30.00 It has stereo out and I got a cable that separates the dock's jack into component input for the stereo. It works with the iphone or ipad and my wife keeps her ipad 2 in the dock all the time. Has the stereo on while cleaning. It also keeps the device charged. Works great.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Irwin View Post
    Cut the cord!

    Get an Apple Airport Express wireless router ($99). Connect the output to an audio input on your stereo.

    Then use AirPlay from your iPhone or iPad or computer (iTunes).

    Works like a charm.
    I've been doing this for about 2 years now. I love it! Now, since I got my iPhone, with the remote app, I can now control my iTunes from anywhere in the house, and hear my music everywhere as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by noaim View Post
    why wont it work by plugging it into the aux jack.. thats what I do in my car and it works just fine.. headphone out to aux jack on my car.. would be same as doing it on a stereo.. not that your method doesnt work im just saying.. she wasnt saying the aux out she said the aux outlet..
    Yep, sorry, I read it as her saying to plug it into an aux output (as in headphone out). My mistake!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by TiNuts View Post
    Yep, sorry, I read it as her saying to plug it into an aux output (as in headphone out). My mistake!!
    fair enough, just a little mis-communication. it happens from time to time - its all good appreciate the apology, as not many people would do that
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