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Topic # 26294 17-Sep-2008 16:34
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I've got some earpods with a 2.5mm plug (male).

I need an adapter to convert it to 3.5mm to fit my ipod clone, so the converter needs to go from a 3.5mm shaft (male) to 2.5mm socket (female).

Now, I would have thought this gizmo would easy to find, but not so.  Even Dick Smith doesn't have such a thing.  There's plenty of the other sort, 2.5mm male to 3.5mm female, but not this one.

I did find one here: http://www.proporta.com/F02/PPF02P05.php?t_id=928&t_mode=des but  I think $US9 is a little rich. 

Anyone know where I'd get one in NZ?

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  Reply # 165109 17-Sep-2008 16:44
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Looks like this is for you.



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  Reply # 165238 18-Sep-2008 00:07
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Thanks, that's the one alright.  And it's only $NZ3.50. 

Only trouble is, it's $5.00 postage.  Further problem - the total doesn't reach their minimum of $10.

So I'll need to buy some more of their stuff.

But no worries, it's about time I had some retail therapy :-)

Cheers!



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  Reply # 165342 18-Sep-2008 13:51
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Here's a heads-up: 

Did some research and found that Jaycar (the Aussie outfit that lists the adapter) have NZ distributors. 

I called one and he's getting the part in for me.  Excellent result!  Thanks again Zocster :-)

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  Reply # 165375 18-Sep-2008 15:48
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GeekIT, I don't suppose you looked on the stores page did you?

As well as authorised resellers, Jaycar have a number of branded stores throughout the country.



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  Reply # 165420 18-Sep-2008 16:57
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XCubed, yes, I did.  That's where I got the number of the distributor nearest me.

Cheers :-)

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