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Old 01-01-2011, 04:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Has anyone tried these headphone/microphone splitters?

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iPhone 1/8 inch microphone and headphone adapter - 3.5mm 4 conductor TRRS Male to 3.5mm TRS Jacks

Tried it both with my Blackberry 9640 and my wifes Iphone 4, and neither works. The audio works fine, but the mic doesn't, I can head people but people can't hear me.

Can it be some sort of a voltage problem? Could blackberry/iphone mic line not carry enough juice to power up external PC mic?
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The adapter you show is just that an adapter. The Iphone mic impedance requirement is 800 ohms and the blackberry mic impedance is 2.2k. Both require different mic types. I would suggest the adapter is doing its job but the devices are mismatched.
do you know the impedance of the mic your using?
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The adapter you show is just that an adapter. The Iphone mic impedance requirement is 800 ohms and the blackberry mic impedance is 2.2k. Both require different mic types. I would suggest the adapter is doing its job but the devices are mismatched.
do you know the impedance of the mic your using?
Good information - no idea on the mic impendance. Its just a regular, cheap mic that I use for skype on the PC.
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I dont think the mic your using is compatable with either. your stuck with two diffferent requirements and I would look for mic's that will work specifically for the device intended.
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