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richard wientzen
11-26-2009, 08:41 PM
I want to upgrade the sound on my IMac at a reasonable price for listening to music. The Atom reviews make them sound like a good choice. However I am not sure about interfacing to the IMac. Would I need a separate amplifier?

11-26-2009, 08:54 PM
Computers require a separate amp or powered speakers.

11-27-2009, 03:38 AM
I have a couple of friends with Macs, not sure about IMac however. Some Macs come with built in dacs, which would be something to look into. Look into a T-Amp or perhaps a 15/20 watt quality vintage amp to get going.

Are you looking for big sound, or just enough for the user of the computer? I have heard and seen some great Mac set ups. Infact, one of the guys here just posted a fantastic mac set up from another site.

This is a Mac mini with ITunes, he uses his Touch as a remote with a special app., pretty cool. The picture comes courtesy of Abe Collins from Audio Asylum.