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Stereo Headphone Cabling (TRS) - Why 4 pads on L loudspeaker and 4 cables?

The R(ight) loudspeaker on my AKG-K99 headphones stopped working. I bought a replacement (x2) 'mini' loudspeaker. After soldered the replacement the sound was "weird". No problem. I ...
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Is it possible to use a Smartphone audio jack as MIDI output?

Is it possible to use a Smartphone audio jack as MIDI output? My plan is to use a standard TRS to MIDI cable, like the one Arturias Beatstep uses, to connect a Smartphone/Tablet to a MIDI device. I ...
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Connection of TRRS microphone not TRRS headset

I know for headset T- Left R- Right R- mic S- Ground But for only microphone T - unknown ? R - unknown ? R - mic S - Ground What are those unknown? I want to plug it to my computer which has separate ...
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Using TRRS audio jack as a TRS

I'm trying to design an audio input card that only need to support TRS format. I was hoping to use TRS + 1 switch (to indicate if a plug is inserted) but because of mechanical constraints all I could ...
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How do I wire a trs jack to a dual channel amplifier?

So I have a bluetooth audio amp circuit board. I believe it is dual channel it has two chips (one for left, one for right) The outputs are R+ R- L+ L-, but I want to wire them to a trs jack, which has ...
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Can an electrolytic capacitor withstand 0.1 V reverse polarity?

Let’s start the question with a brief description of my application. I am trying to attach a headphone jack with a detect pin to a RDA5807 IC based FM radio project. I am using a separate ...
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Connecting cell phone and computer audio through TRS and TRRS 3.5 mm audio jacks

I am trying to connect the computer audio output to the cell phone audio input and vice versa. There are two connection designs because I need to be able to connect both to a desktop and a laptop ...
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How to connect 5 colored wire headphone to 3.5 TRS jack?

I have a somictone headphone and I want to repair its headphone jack, It contains five colored wires. Here are the wire and TRS jack. Please give me a feedback Can you please tell me how to wire this?...
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How to detect if a TRS cable is connected to a MP3 player output?

Imagine I have a MP3 player and one male-to-male TRS cable that could be connected or not to ...
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Audio Jack Sleeve Switch Schematic Connections

I'm trying to understand the switch mechanism on sleeve of this jack - I can't work out what it is. Specifically: 3 is sleeve, 4 is sleeve switch But what is operation? Is the sleeve switch N/O ...
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±12V protection for MIDI input

TLDR; how to make a MIDI input withstand shorting to \$\pm12V\$? This is a counterpart to this question, I'm asking this as I was inspired by the great answer I got there. I'm designing a MIDI input ...
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±12V protection for MIDI output

TLDR; how to make a MIDI output withstand shorting it to \$\pm12\$V? I'm designing a MIDI output in a eurorack modular synth module on a TRS jack (this is a semi-standard non-standard way to save ...
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Thread pitch on locking 1/8" audio connectors?

I feel silly that I can't find this on Google... what is the thread size on locking 1/8" audio connectors like these? There seems to be a de-facto standard, but I can't find any numbers and it's hard ...
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Why is 3.5 mm audio jack so long (about 19 mm)? [closed]

The designers of 3.5 mm audio jack made the decision to keep it's length long (about 19 mm). They could have easily gone shorter lengths. Does longer length provide some noticeable improvements? From ...
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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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Why would credit card reader over audio jack not work on some devices?

This isn't a troubleshooting question, it's purely to satisfy my curiosity... MagTek makes a product called the uDynamo credit card reader that uses the audio channel on android devices as a ...
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TRS female jack symbol in Kicad

There is a device which is powered and also outputs signal by its TRS connector as shown below: This TRS connector needs a female correspondent for my circuit. I made a small board and need to add ...