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Hello i have problem with my headphones !! i have a dell vista laptop when i plug my headphones in the heaphone jack (Pink Coloured jack) .. computer detects it as a "line in" not as microphone.. if any one could help me .. it would be great thanks in advance !

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  • john simm Apr 08, 2011

    Hey Washoe !
    i m really sorry
    i meant to say " Microphone " not Headphones ...

    sry guys ... i meant microhone .....



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The Headphone jack is typcially Green.. Pink is the mic jack and is a line in.

They are both mini rca jacks.. so size wise they are identical.. a common problem so don't feel bad about getting them mixed up.

Typically the jacks will have little symbols next to them.. but since they are pressed into the plastic case.. hard to see.. use a flashlight.. and you will probably see them.

Best of luck

Posted on Apr 08, 2011

Testimonial: "I m sry ... i meant to say "Microphone" thanks for the help anyways and if u could help me again tht would be great "

  • JL Thompson Apr 08, 2011

    No Problem..
    Yes.. The Microphone is a LINE IN device.. as in Audio Source IN.

    You can go into control panel/sounds/recording and check the settings.. or depending on the sound card you can check the input levels and test the mic using the sound card control panel.

    Hope this helps.. thanks for the quick correction.. let us know if you are able to get it working in the fashion you wish.

    Best of luck!



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