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Old 05-13-2005, 02:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I was just curious as to how many people out there are aware of this. You can plug a set of headphones into the microphone port and then use them as a microphone. Is there anyone out there that can actually explain to me how this works, and why it only works through one of the headphones and not both?

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Old 05-13-2005, 03:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
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yes I was aware of this, it won't pic it up anywhere near how a microphone does though as far as clarity goes....think about it....what is a microphone but simply a speaker and wire....same as headphones, although I really don't know more in depth besides that
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A mic is nothing but a specialized speaker, I have known about this for years.

If your mic goes out, you plug your headphones in
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