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Headphone jack Hi, I have a problem with my sansa 6G Mp3 player. This just started recently about a couple of days ago, whenever I insert my headphone jack I only hear music from one side of my headphone. This is also happening to my 8 G. Is there any possible solution?

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I had to take mine apart and re-solder the headphone jack. It was amazingly easy, but if you don't do electronics repairs, I would suggest getting help. Everything is very tiny! This type of head phone jack is modular and soldered directly to the tiny internal circuit board. It is poorly anchored by the outside of the case where you plug into it, so most of the stress of pluggin and unplugging the headphones is put directly on the three tiny little solder joints. This causes one (or more) of them to break eventually. Mine lasted only about two months. And, I was carefull very gentle with it! This will cause one side or the other, or both speakers to lose their signal so that only one side works or worse, niether side works anymore. Consequently, I don't unplug mine anymore. If it breaks again, I may try to fix it. It only takes a few minutes. But, I'm hoping I don't ever get to that point.

Posted on Oct 05, 2007

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Brillant...i just opened my sansa 2gb up and noticed one anchor wasn't holding properly. so i soldered it and BINGO! stereo sound. thanks!!!!!

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Brillant...i just opened my sansa 2gb up and noticed one anchor wasn't holding properly. so i soldered it and BINGO! stereo sound. thanks!!!!!

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Fixyalamba,

I have a question, will this work with a sansa c240 player? i have the same exact problem, could this also be the factor?

Posted on Jan 01, 2008

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