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Poor audio using a Y-splitter

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I am using an A/B video switchbox to get audio/video to an 80" television from a PC and a laptop using Gefen Audio/Video extenders.  I have attached a diagram for reference.  I am using a plain old Y splitter to receive audio from the PC and the laptop to send to the television over the Gefen sender.  The problem is (and I expected this after thinking about it) that trhe audio quality is half as loud as it should be because of the Y splitter.  If I connect the PC directly to the Gefen sender, it is fine.  If the Y splitter is in the mix, quality is bad.  Does anyone have a cheap solution to this problem?
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I don't think that particular one will work.  I need two female 3.5 mini audio inputs that need to go to a 3.5 mini male output.  That model uses faston connectors to connect to regular speakers/speaker wire.  That gives me something to look for though.  Maybe Pyle makes something like that too. Thanks.
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Sure.  Hopefully it may get you pointed in the right direction.
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Solutions provided should help the issue.
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Just an update.  The high quality Y splitter worked.
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Thanks for Your feedback,
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