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A phone connector, or headphone jack, is a common electrical connector used primarily for analog audio signals.

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Windows 10 headphone volume abnormally loud

Whenever I plug any headphones into the 3.5mm jack, I have to turn down the Windows volume to 2 for the sound to be bearable. I also do not see a 'Headphones' when I click on the sound icon in the ...
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Laptop 3.5mm jack sound quality is terrible

A while ago I bought a Lenovo Flex 5 1570, running windows 10, as well as some audio things like Realtek HD Audio Manager and Dolby Audio. It's a great computer and all, but one day, after trying to ...
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Can I use my computer's headphone output as an input on another device (android phone)?

So what I mean is this: I put a 3.5mm male jackplug in the headphone output of my laptop, and then on the other end of the cord is another 3.5mm jackplug that I plug into my phone, so when I call ...
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3.5mm earphone media keys on Windows?

I have Sennheiser CX 5.00G earphones (the Android version) which I use for my daily music purposes. Is there any way to make Windows 10 grab the button presses and parse them as media keys? I'm ...
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My 3.5mm jack extension is giving distortion to my headphones. Is there any fix for this?

I just bought an headphone jack extension in hopes to be able to plug in my headphones in a comfortable distance, but in the end all audio is gargled and distorted beyond recognition. Is there a fix ...
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I want to connect my iMac audio port to both a set of headphones with a mic and a set of external speakers

I have a 2013 iMac with a 3.5mm headphone jack that provides stereo out and mic input in, I would like to connect this single port to my headphones that have an inline mic so I can listen to music/...
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How can I tell if a machine's single analog audio socket is out-only or a “combo”?

The ASUS VivoMini VC66R has only one socket for an audio jack: How can I tell whether this will support only audio-out (headphones), or combination audio in-and-out (in which case I can use an ...
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What is this TRRS jack which appears longer than the standard jack?

I recently purchased an USB thermometer. The USB device has a 3.5mm connector to receive the corresponding cable which has a 3.5mm jack on one end, and an actual temperature sensor on the other end. ...