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mac mini sound

I have a mac mini with speakers connected to it using the headphone jack.  When I turn off my monitor the speakers disable.  I have to unplug the line going to the headphone jack and plug it in again.  Then they work.  When I turn off the monitor it is acting like I don't have speakers plugged in.  The volume icon is grayed out.
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Michael Best

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Might it be you have several sound outputs? Are you using HDMI?

If you <option> click your volumebutton (loudspeaker icon in the top bar), do you get a list with different output sources?
When you do, before turning off your monitor, make sure it's set to the correct output, then turn off the monitor.
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