Playing Your Guitar Through Computer Speakers

Popular Mechanics has an article about how to play your electric guitar through computer speakers. The main issue is that guitar pickups are not powerful enough on their own to drive the small amp in computer speakers so you need something to boost the signal. The problem is buying something to boost the signal is probably not much cheaper than buying a practice amp.

Maybe you already have something that you can use for a “preamp”…The article is a bit interesting and cane be found here.