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Fix chirping/static in headphones on the MacBook Pro
Authored by: macawm on Jan 14, '09 09:35:32AM

I've always wondered why those irritating chirps where there. I wonder if it would be possible to engineer a short "patch" cable to alleviate this problem?



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Fix chirping/static in headphones on the MacBook Pro
Authored by: asmeurer on Jan 14, '09 01:11:55PM

I'm not sure what you mean. Isn't the volume control cable just that?



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Fix chirping/static in headphones on the MacBook Pro
Authored by: wallybear on Jan 14, '09 01:17:56PM
Yes, it's possible:


L in        GND in         R in   <--- male stereo jack
|             |             |
|             |             |
|---/\/\/\/---+--\/\/\/\/---|
      ^       |       ^
      |       |       |
      |       |       |
   L out   GND out   R out        <--- female stereo jack


The potentiometer is a stereo 1K logarithmic pot.
But the Radio Shack extension cord (8.99) could be cheaper than homebuilding it.

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