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Slim or Small 3.5mm Jack?

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I am having trouble finding small or slim profile 3.5mm stereo jacks for my recable job. I am talking about one that will work with cell phone cases, similar to the Apple earbuds jack. Most standard jacks have too wide of a base to allow it to seat properly. Anyone know of any? Thanks.

 

Need one similar to this

 

Most are like this

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The thing is, you don't recable headphones to use them with mobile devices.... Better get a headphone adapter or see what you can do with the case

http://www.amazon.com/ELONGPRO-Black-Headphone-Adapter-iPhone/dp/B0099ENZSM/ref=pd_sim_cps_6

http://www.amazon.com/Griffin-Technology-Headphone-Adapter-iPhone/dp/B000VEOIEO/ref=pd_sim_pc_4

http://www.amazon.com/Monster-Cable-iCableLink-Headphone-Adapter/dp/B000YBY2U4/ref=sr_1_25?ie=UTF8&qid=1363520080&sr=8-25&keywords=Headphone+Adapter

http://www.amazon.com/Headphone-Adapter-LifeProof-iPhone-Case/dp/B00A4GP5ZA/ref=pd_cp_cps_1
Edited by squallkiercosa - 3/17/13 at 4:44am
post #3 of 9

If you look at the second plug you posted, you'll notice that there is a short cylinder of a smaller diameter near the base. That is designed to be used with music players in cases. I believe most Neutrik plugs have them.

Also, there's nothing wrong with recabling headphones for use with mobile devices. My modded T50RP came with a 4-pin XLR adapter that I replaced with a TRS plug. It just made my setup cleaner with one fewer adapter laying around.

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And if the plethora of links above do not have what you are looking for, take a meander around Lunashops.com. They have plenty of nice plugs for reasonable prices.
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Go with the 3 pole (two lines) instead of 4, some devices might give you problems, especially amps...
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Originally Posted by squallkiercosa View Post

Go with the 3 pole (two lines) instead of 4, some devices might give you problems, especially amps...

Duly noted.

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do any of you know of plugs about the same size as the apple earbud size?

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