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#1 Double_Canister

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Posted 19 November 2018 - 08:36 AM

Would it be possible to get a Head Set Type H-113/U to work with a modern day 3.5 mm headphone jack and if so, what kind of adapter would be needed?

 

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Chris

 



#2 Bob Hudson

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Posted 19 November 2018 - 09:29 AM

What purpose did you want to adapt it for?



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Posted 19 November 2018 - 09:36 AM

If you wanted to use these for, say, listening to music you would need a new plug and - because these are high impedance - maybe a matching transformer.

 

But even then you would have mono earphones. 

 

The plugs on these are similar to - but not the same as - ones used in civilian gear, so there is not, as far as I know, any sort of adapter plug you can just plug in: you'd probably have to remove the current plug and replace it. 



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Posted 19 November 2018 - 04:41 PM

If you wanted to use these for, say, listening to music you would need a new plug and - because these are high impedance - maybe a matching transformer.

 

But even then you would have mono earphones. 

 

The plugs on these are similar to - but not the same as - ones used in civilian gear, so there is not, as far as I know, any sort of adapter plug you can just plug in: you'd probably have to remove the current plug and replace it. 

 

Yeah, I was thinking just for day to day use (which they would probably be terrible at given their age but they look cool  :D ).

 

I was wondering if adapters were made for these but I guess not. (Is it a quarter inch jack?)

 

Thank you for your reply



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Posted 20 November 2018 - 12:18 PM

https://www.amazon.c... to 1/8 adapter

 

 

As Bob stated it would just be Mono though, not stereo. 



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Posted 01 December 2018 - 12:33 PM

That PL-54 on those headphones is 1/4 inch in diameter but is too short to fit a standard 1/4 jack.

 

You can buy a CD-307 adapter cord from FairRadio.com that will adapt the headphones to a standard 1/4 inch or just buy a JK-26 jack and make your own.




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