Nokia wired headsets compatibility

Al Johnson openmoko at
Wed Aug 27 17:38:51 CEST 2008

On Wednesday 27 August 2008, David Pottage wrote:
> On Mon, August 25, 2008 10:52 pm, Alberto Morales wrote:
> > Some new nokia mobiles have the same kind of connector. This wiki page
> > [2] says that the nokia 3.5-2.5 adapters doesn't work, but says nothing
> > about nokia headsets. Some nokia headset model numbers with the same
> > plug are: HS-45/AD-54, WH-700, HS-44/AD-44, HS-47, HS-40. Have you tried
> > any of these on the Neo?
> I have one of those Nokia headsets (Came with my E51).
> It does not work properly. When connected to the Neo, I only get sound it
> one ear, and it is not very loud. I have not tested the microphone
> support.

2008.8 doesn't switch the alsa state from stereoout.state to headset.state 
when you plug the headset in. Stereoout.state will give sound in one ear of 
the headset while headset.state will give it in both. Can you confirm it's a 
hardware problem rather than the wrong alsa settings?

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