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HEADPHONE JACK DOES NOT WORK.Player works and will play through PC speakers when connected via UBS port, but no volume through headphones... checked headphones with a DVD player and they work, but not with the Go Gear

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Which os are you using? If XP check the drivers...

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What kind of headphones do you have??? some Mp3s cannot supply enough power to those big headphones out of the market right now... try to use a earbud or earphone first and if they are not working it means that the jack is defective

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