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3.5mm headphone to USB adapter not working

I recently purchased a 3.5mm Headphone & mic to USB adapter by 3d sound. Although the device has no printed model number, educated guesswork leads me to believe it is the "C-Media USB 3D Audio ...
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Audio Quality: HDMI to 3.5mm to Cinch vs Optical to Cinch

I'm using my video game consoles with my computer monitor and a 2.1 speaker system. That used to be fine, until I got my PlayStation 4 and realized there's no analog sound output. My speakers only ...
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Why does 3.5 mm audio out work through headphones but not through external speakers?

I have a computer that has a 3.5 mm audio jack on the front of it. The computer itself has no speakers, so this is the only way to hear sound. If I plug headphones into it, the audio properly plays ...
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Power consumption Bluetooth 4 vs 3.5mm

I'm in my work car a lot and my only option currently for getting music/podcasts to my car speakers is a 3.5mm AUX port on the dash. I was wondering what the power consumption difference between ...
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Does the headphones jack socket design affect performance? [closed]

I recently bought a new smartphone - HTC One V. I noticed that its 3.5mm headphones jack socket design is a little bit different than what I'm used to - it's not completely flat: Therefore, when I ...
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3.5mm Audio Female to Dual Female?

I've been trying to look online for a 3.5 female to dual female adapter and I can't seem to find what I'm looking for. Does it exist? What I want to be able to do is have the output from my laptop ...
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Bad sound quality of 3.5mm headphone with mic on laptop

I have a set of headphones that have a built-in mic for hands-free calling. They work great on my Sony Ericsson Cedar cellphone. The problem is that when I connect headphone to my Dell N5010 laptop ...
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Where can I buy a Stereo audio to 3.5mm adapter? [closed]

I need a stereo (6.33mm) to PC audio (3.5mm) adapter, and I'd like it to have an inch or two of cable so that yanking the connector doesn't break the audio port the 3.5mm is plugged into. I used to ...
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Serial to Stereo cable?

While going through some (really) old computer parts I came across a very interesting cable: a female RS232 (9-pin serial) to 3.5mm stereo jack. Any ideas what this cable might have been used for? ...