- Mar 2, 2016
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I have a Mac Mini (late 2014) that I've been using to record my record collection onto iTunes using GarageBand. Lately I've discovered that the audio input port is dropping one of the stereo channels from my amp. I've eliminated the phonograph stylus, amp and cables as possible problems, and there is a straight cable run from the amp's tape-out plugs to the MAC - no couplers or adapters. So, it appears that the loss of channel is in the Mac itself. Is there some kind of USB-to-male-3.5mm-miniplug adapter that I can use to replace the malfunctioning line-in port on the Mac? The idea is to plug the 3.5mm mini plug into the USB adapter, and plug the USB adapter into an available USB port on the Mac, and have OS X recognize that connection as an audio line-in connection.