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Currently Being ModeratedAug 27, 2007 12:58 PM (in response to ndubbleu)After writing a lengthy message I searched the boards and found the fix... simply take the headphones and place them in and out the socket until the light goes off. This worked for me.g5, Mac Book Pro, iMac G3, Mac OS X (10.4.9)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 14, 2007 8:09 PM (in response to ndubbleu)im having this problem and sticking in the headphones till it goes off isnt fixing it, any idea what else i can do qqMacBook
Currently Being ModeratedNov 14, 2007 8:14 PM (in response to vicktoria.secret)Try using a toothpick in the headphone jack to reach the digital switch.Quicksilver dual 800 MHz, Mac OS X (10.4.10), ATI Radeon 9800 Pro Mac Edition 256 MB
Currently Being ModeratedNov 28, 2007 9:55 PM (in response to ndubbleu)Same here. I don't remember doing anything out of the ordinary. I was working in Parallels on getting a AM station to stream via some web interface. Next time I went to play sound on the internal speakers, no go.
I've tried zapping the PRAM, toggling the headphone jack and the toothpick thing. Nothing seems to work.
I've also noticed that I get sound in my headphones in iTunes but not in Garageband (someone had suggested that starting up Garageband would reset things.
Any other ideas out there?
Is there a file that could get corrupted that I could switch out of my back up?Macbook, Mac OS X (10.5.1), 2.16
Currently Being ModeratedNov 29, 2007 1:25 AM (in response to Jerid Francom)Run Audio MIDI Setup (Utilities Folder), set "Properties for" to the output device, and make sure it is set to 44,100 Hz, 16-bit, with the volume sliders to the right.Quicksilver dual 800 MHz, Mac OS X (10.4.11), ATI Radeon 9800 Pro Mac Edition 256 MB
Currently Being ModeratedNov 29, 2007 5:58 AM (in response to Malcolm Rayfield)I tried running Audio MIDI setup to no avail; the only source for the built-in output device is "Digital Out" without my headphones in. I can't get "Internal Speakers", and I definitely can't change the settings.
I'm considering reinstalling my OS. I've made a complete backup of my system to transfer over via Migration Assistant. Will this issue be corrected for sure if I do this? Or could the problem exist in the settings that get transfered back from Migration Assistant?
Anyone know?Macbook, Mac OS X (10.5.1), 2.16
Currently Being ModeratedDec 4, 2007 1:13 PM (in response to Jerid Francom)I had this problem too, black MacBook. Plugged a pair of headphones in and out a few times slowly and it fixed it.
Not sure if the problem will stay away.macbook, Mac OS X (10.4.10), have a bunch of older macs too
Currently Being ModeratedDec 6, 2007 7:52 PM (in response to mydailyholga.com)I guess there is something wrong with the Black MacBooks. My internal speakers come back but only after running my external drive (which hums the desk I'm on just enough to jiggle the sensor back in place). I can't get them back with the headphones trick.
I guess I'm gonna have to get this fixed by Apple, what a pain!Macbook, Mac OS X (10.5.1), 2.16
Currently Being ModeratedDec 18, 2007 4:13 PM (in response to ndubbleu)I have a newer Mac Book with tiger and can't get any sound out of it at all. I don't hear the starting noise when it turns on and it won't recognise any sort of audio drive. I have the red light on in my headphone jack and can't turn it off with the toothpick deal or anything. Help, somebody?
SMac Book, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
Currently Being ModeratedJan 2, 2008 1:26 PM (in response to ndubbleu)THIS PROBLEM WAS THE SAME THAT I HAD...
I USED THE PLUG IN HEADPHONE AND UNPLUG OVER AND OVER AND IT WORKED...
RED LIGHT IS GONE AND INTERNAL SPEAKERS NOW WORK
THANK YOU FOR THE HELPMACBOOK, IBOOK G4, IMAC G4, G4 CUBE, Mac OS X (10.5.1)
Currently Being ModeratedJan 2, 2008 3:05 PM (in response to now4real954)i have the same problem
but when i stick something in, the light goes off, and the sound comes on
but when i take it out, the light just turns back on.
it seems like i cant get it to switch?
i dont know, any suggestions?MacBook 10.5
Currently Being ModeratedJan 13, 2008 2:46 AM (in response to ndubbleu)Thanks to you all...I tried a paper clip and then the headphone jack 20 30 times - then I started to tap on the top above the jack.....then I was banging on top and jabbing the jack in and out - kinda felt sexual!..then voila.....the Clash started playing - "One More Time"....if the title of this song is any indication I better get this little sweetheart to Apple for a checkup...Macbook, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 4, 2008 4:01 PM (in response to ndubbleu)fwiw, I have a MBP 1.83 and had the same problem, only it started when I had my MBP on the floor, plugged into my speakers so that I could listen to music in the shower.
anyway, my place is a mess, and the mbp stayed on the floor for the next hour or so, and when i finally came to my senses, I snatched it up (forgetting that it was connected to the speakers) and the mini plug yanked out.
All this is to say that it probably is related to some sort of mini-jack trauma.
But the in-and-out trick worked for me.
Good luck!MBP 1.8, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 5, 2008 8:44 AM (in response to ndubbleu)I too was able to push and pull the headphones out of the jack and get the internal speakers to work. The Process: Played song in iTunes; Left hand: Pushed and pulled headphones out of jack; Right Hand: ajusted the volume up and down as I pushed and pulled the headphones.
It worked for me. I called apple and they told me to reset the PRAM. That didn't help. At all. Thanks Apple.iMac/MacBook/iPod, Mac OS X (10.4.11)