2.5mm or 3.5mm

Robin Paulson robin.paulson at gmail.com
Fri May 30 09:49:28 CEST 2008

2008/5/30 Joerg Reisenweber <joerg at openmoko.org>:
> Hi community!
> A short poll: on a future GTA0x (>2), would you prefer to have
> A) "standard" 2.5mm headset (mic+phones) connector, where you have to buy a
> cheap adapter if you want to use your "old" headphones, (the way like it's
> for GTA01/02)
> or
> B) classic 3.5mm headphones "Walkman(R)" connector, where you have to DIY an
> adapter for any standard cellphone headset? (or does anybody know of 3.5mm
> headSET standards or adapters?)
> please hurry to vote, we have to make a decision. Thanks

3.5mm definitely: there are so many decent quality phones with 3.5mm
(even better if we could get 1/4".....), but all the 2.5 ones are
shite. plus, an adpater to then allow the use of 2.5mm phones is a lot
smaller and less liable to break, than one for the other way round.

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