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TRRS cable or plug/jack

Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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

Postby 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

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

Like this...

http://www.amazon.com/StarTech-com-MUHS ... sion+cable

Or this?

http://www.amazon.com/Ledhill-3-5-mm-St ... sion+cable

http://www.amazon.com/Honsky-Extension- ... sion+cable

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

Postby 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

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Re: TRRS cable or plug/jack

Postby 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


A post that was made in 2012.... #-o

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Re: TRRS cable or plug/jack

Postby 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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Re: TRRS cable or plug/jack

Postby ecureilx » Sat, 14 Feb 2015 5:17 pm

nakatago wrote:
ecureilx wrote:
nakatago wrote:[quote="nutnut"] 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


A post that was made in 2012.... #-o[/quote]
Oops

I can't unpost it can i ?


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