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Currently Being ModeratedJul 20, 2008 4:05 PM (in response to eKiTeL)That's what worked for me too. I had the same problem with no internal speakers, and audio output saying digital output with the glowing red headphone jack. BUT, I noticed it wasn't always glowing red, but as soon as I tried adjusting the volume it would turn on. So when it wasn't glowing red, I opened up iTunes and played a track...SOUND! yay!
Seems like a software issue that apple needs to address.Macbook Pro 15", Mac OS X (10.5.4)
Currently Being ModeratedJul 20, 2008 7:03 PM (in response to Dan Diemer)I have a similar problem, but its different, It detects my headphones, It displays they are in, but no sound comes out of my headphones. Ive tried at least 4 different pairs of headphones. There is the same problem with my line in jack, it doesnt work.mac book pro, Mac OS X (10.4.5)
Currently Being ModeratedJul 21, 2008 11:38 AM (in response to cfc)Hello,
As the guy said above,,,,,
Use a toothpick, and poke around in the headphone jack hole. "Gently"
Make sure you have Volume Preferences open so you can see what's going on.
You will see it change from Digital Out, back to Internal Speakers..
Yeah!!!MAcBook Pro 15in., Mac OS X (10.4.11)
Brilliant idea. After a few seconds of gentle poking around, the light went off and sound returned. It seems the microswitch collects dust (just like the rest of the machine) and that was causing mine to stick. When I pulled the toothpick out, it had a little dark, sticky dust on the end of it.
Kudos to whoever brought that info to the thread.
BiMac 2GHz G5, Mac OS X (10.5.4), Nope. That's all.
Currently Being ModeratedAug 6, 2008 1:29 AM (in response to Robert Rutledge1)Thanks Robert!
Even 2+ years later your suggestion helped!
Any suggestions for keys not working? (Caps lock and the #four/dollar sign key)...MacBook Pro 15", Mac OS X (10.4.11)
Currently Being ModeratedAug 16, 2008 5:24 AM (in response to The MacGuy)I had this problem, the toothpick worked. I just shot some silicone in there and "jacked" it around with some headphones. Seems okay for the moment. This on an almost-two-year-old Macbook Pro.2.33ghz MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.4.8)
Currently Being ModeratedSep 26, 2008 1:11 PM (in response to BingCeper)Plugging in the headphones, muting, pulling the headphones out, and unmuting... Worked for me.
So amazing that it worked... I know it's not the solution for all, but wanted to give it a thumbs up in case it would help anyone else...MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.4)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 8, 2008 2:08 PM (in response to cfc)http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?threadID=1437916&tstart=0
this might be of help?
it worked for me!!
thus shutting down system, taking batteries out. restart system...Macbook, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 9, 2008 1:41 AM (in response to Vagieray)me too...
first time around, it worked after re-booting the system, but it came back..
so I have (for the past 5 minute or longer) tried the head phone trick, since I couldn't find a toothpick.
anyhow, I realized that when people mention the 6 o'clock, 12 o'clock directions, it means not towards you and towards the front of you, but more so downwards and upwards.. am I right? I think for me, when I tried to wiggle the headphone jack up and down(rather than front and back) it worked..Macbook, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
Currently Being ModeratedDec 30, 2008 9:08 AM (in response to MacWilde)I can confirm that plugging your mini jack headphones in and out a couple of times fixed the problem here on a fairly new MacBook.
When this happened to me, I was using a pair of Sony headphones and I have to say that they don't fit as smoothly as the apple earbuds. Maybe this is just caused by a bad fit of non-apple mini jacks.iMac 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, Mac OS X (10.5.6), MacBook 2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo