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Two Audio Sources -> One set of speakers

If you're somewhat decent with electronics, you can build a simple passive mixer with just the appropriate connectors and some 10k resistors from the parts section of RadioShack (or whoever sells them ...
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Comfortable over-the-ear gaming headphones

My suggestion is the Corsair VOID headset. Pros The earcups are a departure from the ubiquitous circular/oval shapes - see the images in the link above. I find it to be an almost perfect fit around ...
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Stereo speakers ~$100 (max $150)

While its a little below the pricerange, and the bass isn't spectacular I'd suggest taking a look at logitech's z150. They're fairly cheap, compact speakers. They arn't super bassy (I consider them to ...
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Stereo speakers ~$100 (max $150)

I usually tend to review hardware I have in these answers. I'll make an exception, and review hardware I'm looking at seriously, and a bit of quick audio teachery. If I had these requirements, I'd ...
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Cheap USB drive bay with headphone output

It looks like your case has standard front-panel audio. If that's correct, it makes finding compatible front-panel bays much easier. The cheapest 5.25" bay I've been able to find is this $40 bay ...
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Portable audio player

SanDisk Sansa Clip+ $50 for 4gb and $100 for 8gb anyway both have SDcard slot. MicroSD card slot. Robust file support. FM radio and recording. Rechargeable battery lasts up to 15 hours. MP3, WMA, ...
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Comfortable over-the-ear gaming headphones

I have a few alternatives, with different pros and cons. I have extensive first-hand experience with each of these products. SteelSeries Siberia 800 / 840 First, a little history. SteelSeries ...
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USB (A or C) to TOSLINK Adapter for Linux

I've had good luck with MiniDSP products for this. For example: https://www.minidsp.com/products/usb-audio-interface/mchstreamer
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Comfortable over-the-ear gaming headphones

I had a few other suggestions - Kingston was highly recommended, but it wasn't available at the mall I was checking out, and there were a few odd brands I've never seen elsewhere at my local store. I ...
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ASIO sound card that works in Linux

The Asus Xonar D2X appears to fulfil your requirements. Here are two links regarding Linux support: http://www.linux-hardware-guide.com/2014-08-02-asus-xonar-d2x-sound-card-pcie-7-1-digital-inout-...
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Large HDMI cable. Solid versus RJ45 Extensor

I am using Unitek Y-5115 with 15m cables for 2 years now and it just works. I suspect that the 2*ethernet cable extenders simply use analog amplification of a digital signal (number of pairs in 2 ...
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What bluetooth speakers can make a stereo pair wirelessly?

I bought an AeroSkull HD from Jarre Technologies that already had this feature and I remember that they called it TrueWireless Stereo. It's a proprietary technology developed by CSR, the company that ...
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Wireless Headset Quality

You can't, at least not on macOS. There's no high quality duplex audio Bluetooth profile, maximum what you can get is 16 kHz duplex SBC (mSBC, "Wideband speech"). It's better than SCO (8 kHz), but ...
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Active Noise Cancellation headphones

I'm in a similar situation, and use Bose QuietComfort 35. I've not experienced any issues with the Bose Connect app, although I tend not to use it much. It has a 4.7 star rating on the iOS app store. ...
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Over the ear high decibel noise isolation

Look at aviation headsets. A lot of small airplanes have big engines (compared to cars at least) with no exhaust treatment whatsoever, close to the cockpit, running at high power for long periods of ...
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Cheap USB drive bay with headphone output

Just about any front panel audio will work for you. I merely searched for "audio 5.25" and found this product for $14 (customs and VAT may apply). It fulfills exactly your requirements and nothing ...
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Cheap USB drive bay with headphone output

I'd try these ones from eBay: 3.5'' to 5.25'' Drive Bay Computer Case Adapter Mounting Bracket USB Hub Floppy 20Pin To 2 Port USB 3.0 HUB And HD Audio 3.5-in PC Floppy Front Panel Cable The adapter ...
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Does this audio connector exist?

You might be able to use something these, feedthru RCA adapters with a side connector: http://www.aliexpress.com/item/10PCS-RCA-adapter-RCA-Male-to-female-to-Female-M-F-F-Connector-Adapter-Audio-3/...
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Wireless Speaker Pair that can play simultaneous audio from computer?

The original Hi-Fi Wi-Fi speaker company, Sonos, seems to be your fit. They have three product lines that are fully inter-operable with each other; in order of increasing quality (and obviously price):...
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Soundbar 30" or under that doesn't have low volume dialog problems

This one looks like it meets your requirements in terms of size and dialog volume: https://www.bose.com/en_us/products/speakers/home_theater/bose-solo-5-tv-sound-system.html Has mounting brackets Has ...
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Plugging a 3-cable 5.1 speaker system into a single 3.5mm jack

Top of the line for external sound would be the Creative X7 Official page Also: 3.5mm to RCA adapter And in case you need the reverse of that adapter: RCA female to 3.5mm adapter
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Is there a headset/headphones that can differentiate up from down?

One manufacturer that offers Dolby Atmos headphones with above/below 360° sound is Plantronics with their RIG 800LX, 600LX and 400LX. Truth be told, Atmos works with any stereo headphones but it's ...
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Please suggest a b350 motherboard with good on-board sound

You didn’t specify if you planned to buy a standard ATX motherboard or a smaller one (micro-ATX, mini-ITX)? The renowned French tech site Hardware.fr provided a spreadsheet with all AM4 motherboards ...
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Noise-blocking earplugs

When it comes to quiet earplugs then Sony’s noise-cancelling model Sony WF-1000X is a great choise at around £90 on sale in Sweden right now. A budget alternative would be the Optoma NuForce BE2 ...
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Does a device like this exist?

I may have this wrong, but the following might be close to what you want. PLUB: Don't plug in, PLUB in! This is a tiny Bluetooth receiver that connects to wired headphones or earphones. ...
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TV with broken audio jack how to connect wireless headphones?

I personally use the Avantree Audiokast ($50) to connect my bluetooth headphones to my tv, and have been very happy with the functionality. I have mine connected via an optical cable currently.
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How to convert an audio output signal to input signal?

You can use a male-to-male 3.5mm audio cable like this one to connect the music calculator to the PC's microphone or 'AUX' jack. It will work just like a microphone.
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Alarm Clock streaming internet radio

Based on the product you linked and your aversion to "bedside computers", I selected alarms with a similar rear-projection type display. Echo Dot (3rd gen) with clock - $45 Luckily for you, Amazon ...
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Will this amplifier connect these speakers to my PC?

The cable for dual RCA jack audio output and also for 3.5mm ring-sleeve-tip auto jack output is included with the device, as is the power supply, so it's complete. For one Euro less, I would go for ...
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