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TRRS cable or plug/jack

Post by nakatago » Fri, 20 Apr 2012 10:30 am

I got a pair of earphones with a mic which I replaced the earphones drivers with something I like. Sounds great and I use them while working out or just generally going around. The problem is it's a tad bit short (or I'm too tall).

I want to get an extension cable for it but all I found are TRS (3-pin) cables. I want the mic working so I need an extra pin, hence TRRS.

Exhibit A. Difference between TRS (normal) and TRRS (4pin y'all).

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Exhibit B. The kind of cable I need. Slightly longer, of course but a short one will do actually.

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Do you know where I can such a cable? Or at least components so I can make my own?

I found a cable on the internet but it's 4x more expensive, it will ship from the US/Europe and shipping alone will cost more than the actual earphones, factoring in the labor I put in to replace the drivers.

Will Sim Lim tower do? Adelphi?

TIA.

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Post by nutnut » Fri, 20 Apr 2012 11:05 am

I'd probably say Adelphi will be the best bet mate, but that's a guess, I've never needed one, have you tried ebay?
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Post by nakatago » Fri, 20 Apr 2012 11:26 am

nutnut wrote: I've never needed one, have you tried ebay?
Yup--that's where I got the ridiculously priced and sourced cables.

I don't need a high-end cable; just a cable. I'll make one myself if I can find the components. I read somewhere Sim Lim Tower's the place to be for electrical components but I don't know where exactly.

If it's worth the trip, I may drop there before heading to Pad Thai tonight. :wink:

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Post by x9200 » Fri, 20 Apr 2012 6:14 pm

SLT, near to the main entrance, right hand side, but I don't remember if it was B1 or 0 or 1st floor, there was a shop with impressive choice of various adapters and plugs. Generally SLT has a good number of such places. If not, ebay should not disappoint you :) Adelphi, I don't know, always looked to me like more end user oriented.

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Re: TRRS cable or plug/jack

Post by r.anne » Fri, 13 Feb 2015 6:01 pm

Did you find a place to get one? I'm looking for the same thing but couldn't find one at funan digitalife mall and are on a tight budget. There must be somewhere local to get them cheap...

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Re: TRRS cable or plug/jack

Post by Strong Eagle » Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:12 pm

Like this...

http://www.amazon.com/StarTech-com-MUHS ... sion+cable" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Or this?

http://www.amazon.com/Ledhill-3-5-mm-St ... sion+cable" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.amazon.com/Honsky-Extension- ... sion+cable" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

If you can't find what you want and can't order from Amazon, I'll order one and ship it to you... you could put some coins in my Paypal account.

Cheers.

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Re: TRRS cable or plug/jack

Post by ecureilx » Sat, 14 Feb 2015 4:17 pm

nakatago wrote:
nutnut wrote: I've never needed one, have you tried ebay?
Yup--that's where I got the ridiculously priced and sourced cables.

I don't need a high-end cable; just a cable. I'll make one myself if I can find the components. I read somewhere Sim Lim Tower's the place to be for electrical components but I don't know where exactly.

If it's worth the trip, I may drop there before heading to Pad Thai tonight. :wink:
Slt.. and don't compare Adelphi with SLT Image

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Re: TRRS cable or plug/jack

Post by nakatago » Sat, 14 Feb 2015 4:39 pm

ecureilx wrote:
nakatago wrote:
nutnut wrote: I've never needed one, have you tried ebay?
Yup--that's where I got the ridiculously priced and sourced cables.

I don't need a high-end cable; just a cable. I'll make one myself if I can find the components. I read somewhere Sim Lim Tower's the place to be for electrical components but I don't know where exactly.

If it's worth the trip, I may drop there before heading to Pad Thai tonight. :wink:
Slt.. and don't compare Adelphi with SLT Image
A post that was made in 2012.... #-o

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Post by r.anne » Sat, 14 Feb 2015 4:45 pm

Thanks for the suggestions! I needed them urgently and manged to find some chunky looking ones from sim lim which work. [WHITE SMILING FACE]

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Post by ecureilx » Sat, 14 Feb 2015 5:17 pm

nakatago wrote:
ecureilx wrote:
nakatago wrote: Yup--that's where I got the ridiculously priced and sourced cables.

I don't need a high-end cable; just a cable. I'll make one myself if I can find the components. I read somewhere Sim Lim Tower's the place to be for electrical components but I don't know where exactly.

If it's worth the trip, I may drop there before heading to Pad Thai tonight. :wink:
Slt.. and don't compare Adelphi with SLT Image
A post that was made in 2012.... #-o
Oops

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