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Headset cable (with 6 cores)

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, ...
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How to switch off from headphone jack insertion

I am trying to control a boost converter - I want it on when headphone jack inserted and off otherwise. It is on when it's EN pin is >1V and off when EN pin<0.2V. I would also like to be able to ...
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What type of headphone connector is this? [closed]

I got a pair of Onkyo headphones as a gift a while ago, and now one of the connectors on the cable broke (the red one in the picture). What type of cable connector is this? Searching the Onkyo ...
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Bluetooth headphones pair to some unknown device. Can't pair to my source [closed]

Apparently, there's some BlueTooth source in the building with a policy of "pair to everything". I am NOT able to find that and snap its neck off! For the headphones: I use the "restart" procedure, ...
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How can I mechanically secure a headphone cable after soldering on a new connector?

My headphone (Sennheiser HD 265) has a socketed connection between cable and headphone. The headphone cable had come loose, so I bought a new connector and soldered the headphone cable to it. The ...
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Quieting headphone pop: Would it work to put a discharge resistor in a custom dongle?

When I leave my favorite headphones connected to my favorite smartphone or laptop when I'm not currently playing any audio, I periodically hear a small pop/click/crackle. I suspect it happens when ...
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PC Headset crosstalk

I had issues with crosstalk (microphone picking up headphones sounds) and thought it was caused by headset. So I removed headset's original cable, put 4 pole female 3.5mm jack on the headset and ...
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Make audio jack detect headphone without actually putting headphones plug in

I am making a solution where I want to control headphone detection by PC externally as I have no control over the PC to do it through software. Below are my attempted solutions. My first try was to ...
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How i can use the same audio jack for input line and headphone output

I have an audio circuit that can record and play audio (saw schematic). I have a DAC and a class D amplifier for playing audio through headphone but i wanted to try to use the same audio jack for ...
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Headphone Audio Noise

I built an audio mixer, and tested it with two different pairs of headphones. When I test it with one pair of headphones (I'll call Headphones #1), there is no noise (except for a few "pop" sounds ...
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Headphone amplifier for guitar with stereo MP3 input - mixing

I'm building a practice amplifier for my girlfriend who is learning to play the bass guitar. I'm a reasonably experienced electronics builder so building something to plug a guitar and headphones into ...
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Kids Bluetooth Headphone Volume Limit mod

I have purchased a set of NIA X2 Bluetooth headphones for my kid which are very convenient. However, my advice for lowering the volume is constantly bypassed, so I would like to mod them in order to ...
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How does headphone volume correspond to driver excursion?

I was curious about how driver excursion in a headphone corresponds to the volume that music is playing at. For this question, let's use my current headphone as an example. It's the Audio Technica ...
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sensitivity vs impedance of headphone

My understanding of the audio domain is very bad and I apologize for that. In a Wikipedia article, they say in the "History" section that "Those headphones used with early wireless radio had to be ...
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how to drive 1930s bakelite headphones

I’ve received a very old pair of mono bakelite headphones that I would like to re-use for demonstration purposes. Just for voice audio and morse code tones. The writings on the side of each headphone:...
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Why places capacitors in front of the line to a (headphone) audio speaker?

I'm using this module based on the popular bluetooth module CSR8635 https://www.tinyosshop.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=875 I was wondering why, in the right-hand side of the ...
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Is it possible to bring wired headphones into bluetooth one?

Newbie question, but I can't find better place to ask... I have K. in-ear wired headphones which i love so much, but now their jack broke. I'm not in able to buy expensive wireless headphones, but ...
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3.5 male to IR Transmitter - Receiver [amplified] back to 3.5 female

Trying to recreate a DIY headphone with IR transmitter and receiver I already searched this is what I have found so far: 1.- http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Infrared-transmitter-for-iPhone-iPod/ [...
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Why do faulty headphones make MP3s sound low bitrate when I touch the wire? [closed]

I have a pair of headphones which came with my phone. They're the standard type that comes with a mobile phone - TRSS 3.5mm jack with an inline microphone. I was listening to Spotify on my phone. I ...
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Detect if bud earphones are in ear

I have bud earphones, through which I am listening to music. Air pressure in my ear (after inserting the earphones) is presumably slightly higher than the pressure of the surrounding air outside of my ...
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TRRS 3.5 mm Audio Plug (male) into a printed circuit board

Have a device I'd like to plug into a headphone jack of a cell phone. Wanted to start making some more professional prototypes; print my first circuit boards, etc. I'd like to be able to implement a ...
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Headphone Amplifier circuit problem

I have to design a headphone amplifier circuit. We are told the impedance of the headphones and the minimum voltage they require and also the voltage source. After researching I have found that the ...
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Driving a speaker without a DAC

I was reading about Audiotechnica's new "Pure Digital Drive" headphone drivers here, and I can't understand how their drive scheme would be better than having a regular DAC feeding into the voice coil....