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Any source with an input into your component. This is generally used for recording and refers to the line running from the source (for example, a microphone) to the recording device (for example, a MiniDisc player), but it can also mean a part of an amplifier or an equalizer.
This output sends an audio signal to its intended destination. You might use a line out to send an audio signal from a portable device to a receiver or from a receiver to a recording device or from a portable device to a pair of powered speakers.