Headphones, Adapters

Tobias Diedrich ranma+openmoko at tdiedrich.de
Sat Aug 23 09:35:03 CEST 2008

Matt wrote:
> I tried to use headphones with my FR but I only get sound in one ear.
> I've tried a phone set with a mic and a normal set with a 3.5 - 2.5 adapter.
> If I move the plug I can get sound to one or other ear, so I guess it's 
> not a software issue.
> Do I need to buy a special adapter ?

You need a special adapter, as mentioned on
|The phone jack is a 2.5mm connector with four contacts: stereo +
|MIC. It is compatible with the headsets used by Motorola smartphones
|(A780,A1200, ...) and the V-360.
|To plug regular (i.e. without microphone) headphones commonly used
|to listen to music, a compatible 2.5mm 4 rings jack to 3.5mm stereo
|jack adapter is needed. It has been reported that Nokia's 2.5mm ->
|3.5mm adapters do not work, but that a 3.5mm Stereo Audio Adapter
|for Motorola MPx200/E398 works well.

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