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Malcolm W
07-06-2010, 12:01 AM
Recently the plug to one of my headphones has broken off and I want to put it back on. I have a replacement 3.5 mm stereo plug, but I'm not sure which wire if the left speaker, right speaker or negative. Can you help

Thanks for any help.
Malcolm Waterman

07-06-2010, 06:21 AM
If you perform a quick google search for 3.5mm stereo pinout, you'll see:

The tip is left channel.
The middle ring is the right channel.
The largest section at the base is the common, or signal ground.