My current workstation has no audio card, so I've been listening to music via a Bluetooth headset and a USB bluetooth dongle. Since the headset has a jack for optional cable audio in, I figured that it may be possible to output the audio through the input jack while the headset is receiving data via bluetooth. Sure enough, I can feed music into the headset via bluetooth and output via the 'input' jack:

out through the in door

Might I risk damaging the headset by repurposing its audio input jack as an audio output jack?


o problem, and my compliments for finding out that the jack is both input and output. No voltage is fed into an input audio jack (unless the jack is specifically for old condenser mikes, and not a standard mini-phone jack), so your headset is safe. That seems like an easy way to make an extension speaker. :-)

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