[shr] Headset detect?

Paul Fertser fercerpav at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 21:34:45 CEST 2009

Helge Hafting <helge.hafting at hist.no> writes:
>> Looks like you're trying to use incompatible 3-ring
>> adapter/headphones. Obviously that won't work.
>> The right pinout of FR's receptable is:
>> tip: MIC
>> GND
>> If you fully push a regular 3-ring jack in the socket, you'll have MIC
>> input connected to your left headphone, RIGHT output to the right
>> headphone and you'll short LEFT to GND by the base of your
>> jack. Obviously if you pull it a little, you'll have your left
>> headphone connected to the RIGHT output, your right headphone to the
>> LEFT, and a proper ground connection.
>> Use only properly wired 4-ring jack!
> Thanks.
> Do such converters exist at all though? 

You can get 2.5mm 4-ring jack from some nokia-compatible (or other)
headset as well as buy separately. Then solder the converter you
need. IMHO the easiest way.

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