I’ve just reviewed the iMetal Isolation Headset for iPhone, a pair of iPhone earphones I enjoyed. But good sound quality and iPhone-compatibility come at a price. In the case of the iMetal headset, $70.
If you’ve already got a pair of headphones you like, but which are not iPhone-compatible because they don’t reach into the iPhone’s recessed headphone input, then you might be better off getting a cable adapter instead of new headphones.
I’ve reviewed Griffin’s iPhone headphone adapter, a product I recommend, but I read in a MacRumors forum thread today that you can get an iPhone headphone adapter for dirt cheap. I’m sure this is one of the cheapest iPhone headphone adapters out there: for $1 at MonoPrice.com.
I haven’t tested this adapter, but if you need one, what have you got to lose? That is, except for $1.
HEADPHONE ADAPTER CABLE – 3.5 INCH
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They are ‘sold out’ at http://www.monoprice.com, but I did find another website for $2.99 http://www.igearusa.com/3stheadforap.html
It works great!
Or buy nothing, and simply file or cut a tiny amount of plastic off your connector so that it will fit into the recessed jack on the iPhone.
Just ordered these. Before I was spending $10 for a pair of Belkins at Target.
when you go to the website to order this adapter there is actually one on there for $.94. i ordered it and we’ll see how it works.
Great. Thanks, Judy. I would love to hear your review of it once you receive it.