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How to replace the male plug of my icon skull candy headphone.

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  • insaneflair_ May 13, 2009

    there are 2 cable.. and has 2 wires on each cable.so it has 4 thin wires.. 1 red wire 1 blue and 2 copper wire.. left has blue and a copper.. right has red and a copper also. i bought a new stereo male plug. should the 2 copper wire be together?

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There are 3 wires.A ground,usually a braid on the outside under the plastic covering and 2 other wires, one for left and one for right.the size of plug is a 1/8 phone jack.the wires are very thin and you have to make sure to trim just enough plastic to solder it on.too much peeled plastic will create a short,and you have to be good at soldering to do it.

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  • kirtec auto May 14, 2009

    the 2 wires that are copper go to the ground on the plug.

    the tip and the middle part are the l and r channel

    .there is a common ground .sorry about the delay getting back to you...

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