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Headphone ground wires only work when connected tip to tip?

I am trying to connect my broken headphone wires. When i connect the signals wires, i twist them together and they work. But when i connect the ground wires, there is no sound unless i connect the ...
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Connecting Headphone to Phone and Laptop via Switch

I am trying to build a small circuit which will connect my phone, laptop and headset with a switch. So in state 1, the headphone and phone will be connected and in state 2, the headphone and laptop ...
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Headphone Jack wire coding is different

I recently opened my headphone jack because one side of headphones wasn't working There are 6 wires basically Dark green, dark blue, yellow, red and two copper wires Please help which wire should I ...
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Raspberry pi & audio jack [closed]

what is the communication protocol between headphone(handfree) and raspberry pi ? and how it converts into analog through 3.5mm audio jack ? is it consider I2S protocol ? I tried to know but still ...
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Connect multiple earphones (with microphone) to one computer

I would like to connect up to 4 pair of earbuds (the in-ear type, stereo, with a TRRS connector and a tiny condenser microphone located along the cable, think iPhone wired earbuds) to a single ...
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Headphones with 3 wires: blue, green, and copper

I'm trying to replace the male connector on my headphones. After cutting off the broken connector, there are three little wires sticking out, colored green, blue, and copper. What does each color ...
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Is it possible to protect a headphone socket from contact wear while allowing for repeated removal/insertion of headhones? [closed]

I have an electronic home organ. I want to play music out loud some of the time, but at night to use headphones so as not to disturb people. The headphone socket works fine, and I could do this just ...
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Help me interpret this audio jack schematic

I'm having trouble interpreting the following schematic: From this drawing: Adam Tech ASJ-99H-R-HT-T/R drawing I want to know: Are 5 and 6 normally open (open when there's no plug inserted), or ...
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Connecting copper and aluminium wires though a board

My g430 headphones recently broke and I narrowed it down to the wire that connects the left speaker to the right. The video I was watching recommends using a spare RCA cable to replace the wire, my ...
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Cutting the earbuds and keep the microphone: will it work?

I have old still functioning earphones with a microphone incorporated. I want to keep the microphone and remove the earbud so that I can then put the microphone inside a small pipe and record sounds. ...
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Channel separation on a 3.5mm audio jack

I read an article regarding the removal of the 3.5mm audio jacks on phones. It quoted this: ...
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Headphone Amplifier safety

I don't know if this is the right place to ask but here it goes.. I have an Headphone amplifier connected to a wall plug and usually to my laptop's sound card, i connect my headphones to this ...
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TRS connector for noice cancelling headphones has 5 wires inside cable, instead of 4

Scenario: 3.5mm TRS audio connector on a pair of Panasonic RP-HC200 Noise Cancelling headpohones is damaged, so I cut it off and I'm going to replace the connector from another pair. After cutting and ...
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Headset microphone is noisy, but touching speaker wires removes the noise

I'm repairing my simple wired headset which is composed of two little speakers and one microphone. The audio and mic jacks are separate. The speakers work fine. But the microphone is very noisy. As I ...
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The right way to have amplified speakers that mute when you plug in earphones

I am designing a handheld device that has an I2S DAC, small speakers, amplifiers (~2 watts), and an earphone jack. I'd love advice on the best way to hook these together. My goal is high quality audio ...
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How do I look for a replacement speaker? [closed]

I have a Kinera Idun. It's an IEM with multiple drivers (2 balanced armatures for highs, 1 dynamic driver for lows). I was listening to some Lo-fi music when right side bass simply disappeared. I can'...
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Inline push to talk button

I am fairly new to electronics and I am wanting to add an inline push to talk button to a pair of headphones. The headphones use a normal 3.5mm jack. It is for use with my phone. How would you go ...
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Sound through the earphone is also sent to the amplifier when using a jack splitter after a audio mixer

I implemented the following audio mixer circuit with just 2 input audio sources: http://www.theorycircuit.com/audio-mixer-circuit/ Both sounds got mixed properly. Then, at the end of that audio ...
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Low power tube headphone amplifier design

I have never worked or even listened to tubes/valves before, so its about time I did. I wanted a simple design to work with being my first tube project, and have found this from diyaudioprojects.com: ...
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Echo in headphone after soldering

I am not an electrical engineer, but because I broke the 3.5mm jack of my headphone, I decided to mod it to have a removable cable. It's a headphone with mic (hyperx cloud2). It's working well when I ...
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Use several mono balanced output as input for stereo headphone amplifier sharing one line

I have an audio interface with 8 inputs and 10 outputs. I want to connect 5 microphones and assign a headphone to each one with the output, having the voice of that particular mic coming through the ...
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6.3mm Pickering (60's / early 70's) phone/headphone jack Red Blue Black soldering

Hi All, I could guess but that's what ya'lls can help me with. Assuming Black is common & soldered to the top perpendicular tang two end tangs just hold the wired. trying to only solder ...
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Headset cable (with 6 cores) [closed]

First of all I am most definitely not an expert but I still wanted to try repairing my Razer Kraken headset and cut of the cable to re-solder them onto the small "regulator pcb" (because one had been ...
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Troubleshooting: Soldering new headphone plug

I have Sony MDR-7506 headphones. The isolation of the cable near the original plug embrittled over time and fell off. Therefore, I cut off the cable at that spot to replace the original plug with a ...
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Echo in voice to the caller while receiver with headphone hving wire replace [closed]

Hi I just replaced the old wire in my headphone with new one.But while using headphone the caller hears the voices with his own echo but while me having headphone on has no issue of echo can speaks ...
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How to create an airline headphone adapter?

So, I have a predicament: I am a 6'5" guy with massive ears. Like it's not funny how big my ears are. When I go on an airplane, the headphones they give me are terrible and hurt my ears when I wear ...
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How can I view a song from my iPhone jack on an oscilloscope?

I was wondering how to view a song from my Iphone on an oscilloscope. I tried doing it today but got mixed results. I set the horizontal sweep to 1ms/div, the vertical to 1 volt/div and the coupling ...
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Headphone sensitivity/efficiency

Most commercial headphones are advertised to have sensitivity greater than 90 dB/mW. But to my understanding, even with 100% efficiency that's not possible (if we use 10 log (I/I0) where I = 1 mW, we ...
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Bad headphone driver resistance

I have a pair of ATH-M50 headphones where the right side has stopped working. I took them apart and measured the resistance at the L/R terminals on each driver. The good one measures about 35 ohms ...
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3 pole headphone wiring

I'm trying to solder a new headphone plug - 3 pole, i.e. stereo with no mic. There are 4 wires: copper, red, blue green. I was expecting 3. Copper and red I understand to commonly be ground and right ...
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headphone input to arduino for FFT usage

I am building a FFT audio-reactive project with an Arduino that I would like to add a line-in input to. I am most likely to be using a ATTiny84 or ATTiny85 as the sampling device, which is running at ...
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Weird earphones' wiring [closed]

So, I'd got a pair of cheap earphones that broken after a while (Left ear is no more receiving sound). I defined the problem: it's some broken wires after the button. The thing is that I cannot figure ...
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Converting a headphone output to line level

I have a guitar amp that has a headphone output. I would like to convert this signal to line level so I can use it in a small mixer along with other line level signals to be heard in "in ear" style ...
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Headphone Jack Detection Mechanism?

I am trying to build a circuit that turns on a speaker when headphones are unplugged (so it like how our phones detect when our headphones are connected). To do this, I was thinking of simply using ...
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Bose QC 25 Headphone Cable Type

I am trying to repair my set of Bose QC25s and I need to buy more cable in order to do so. I am not sure which type I need specifically. The cable looks like this: It appears to have 4 conductors, 3 ...
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Using a Bluetooth receiver with 3.5mm jack headset [closed]

For the past 1/2 year I have been using a cordless Bluetooth headset (this one) connected with my motorcycle Garmin GPS device. While connected the device will not allow me to control the volume over ...
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Can I make my cellphone a 3.5mm jack bluetooth transceiver? [closed]

I want to hear sound from my TV using my Beats Solo3 wireless headphones the problem is that the TV doesn't have a bluetooth transmitter (or any wireless connectivity) it has USB and 3.5mm headphone ...
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Does this headphone jack-type component exist?

For a personal project, I'm looking for kind of equipment that acts like headphone jack and plug, where the plug can be easily pulled out after applying some force on the wire. However, the problem ...
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Changing microphone's jack to headphone's jack

I was trying to change my microphone's jack into my headphones with mic jack by cutting my microphone's wire and connect it to my headphone jack's wires. But these 4 color coded wires makes me ...
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Are headphones with EMF measurement of 10,000 milligauss harmful to me?

I used a EMF detector app on my phone and measured the EMF output on my wired headphones. It measured around 10,000 milligauss on one part of both ear cups. Since wearing these headphones on my head ...
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Planned obsolescence / failure of consumer electronics / kill switch [closed]

General question for those who have worked in the consumer electronics industry: Are small rechargeable devices (like bluetooth audio devices specifically) designed to fail after a set time to force ...
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How do I appropriately power a headphone amplifier and where do I place the volume regulating potentiometers?

At the moment I am building a device that splits an analog stereo audio signal into 3 signals and amplifies 2 signals for headphones. I need to know how to supply -12VDC and where to put the volume ...
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How can I connect these two wires? [closed]

I wanted to tinker with the microcontroller of the headphones so I cut the solder between these two wires, to stop the power supply. Now when I connect the black wire (power ground) lead to the ...
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Output impedance and loudness

I've a DAC for headphones (GeekOut 720) which has two output jacks with different impedances: 47 Ohm (with a large headphone icon next to it) and 0.47 Ohm (with a small headphone icon next to it). I'...
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I've become an electrical conductor for my headphones… but how?

So I have a pair of Bose noise-cancellation headphones that I plug into my keyboard every night to charge them (via my keyboard's USB port). My keyboard happens to be a metallic Apple keyboard. You ...
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Replacing a broken 3.5mm audio jack with a different one, why does each cable have different amount of wires?

I found a nice speaker system that seems to work except the 3.5mm audio jack is damaged (it's missing the tip of the conductor for left channel audio). I gathered some broken audio cables with 3.5mm ...
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How to wire headphone switch correctly in audio amp (LM4875) circuit?

I'm working on a circuit for a small audio device and I'm a bit confused about the headphone jack wiring, I hope someone can shed me some light. I'm using the LM4875 because I have a speaker and a ...
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Would an audio signal be degraded by adding a 0.45 ohm resistor?

I have a pair of expensive in-ear monitors (earbuds). Each side utilizes six balanced-armature drivers and a passive crossover. The right side is quieter than the left side. The headphone wires are ...
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Regarding headphones [closed]

i have a headphone. it it having problem while listining to music. it is having wheel like structure to increase music. the wheel like structure is having problems. when i press it little or roll it ...
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Increase headphone impedance using resistors

I have an LG-V30 cellphone, which has an integrated headphone amp with two modes for audio reproduction depending on the headphones you plug in. Normal mode for headphones under 50 ohm, low output, ...