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Generic Stereo Headset Extended Adapter for Apple iPhone 3G, 3GS, 3.5mm - Black
Report Date: 01/03/2016
Based on 416 customer reviews
Overall satisfaction: 3.1
Returned or considering to return: 2.9%

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Individual Feature Rating
Fit4.6   above average
Size4.6   above average
Price4.0   below average
Plug3.9   above average
iPhone3.9   below average
Adapter3.3   below average
Cable3.0   below average
Quality3.0   mediocre
Sound2.2   mediocre
Connector1.9   below average


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Adapter

Adapter:
"This small adapter fit exactly the way I needed to but unfortunately scrambled the audio coming through no matter which was I twisted my headphone jack in."
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"When you buy the case it does come with a Headphone adapter, but I used it so much, the wires on the inside of the adapter broke, and I had to throw it away."
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"I confirmed it was the adapter causing these problem by removing my phone case and plugging the normal 3.5mm jack into my phone."
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"It fit nicely with the case on, but the audio quality with this adapter is absolutely horrible."
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"These are crappy sounding adapters that might allow you to plug in a headphone for a week or less but also GREATLY compromising sound quality! "
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"with the card reader it connects to all 4. is it possible the adapter is faulty?"
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"These adapters work great."
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"Great adapter that I have in my car to connect my phone to the standard AUX cable, which does not directly plug into my iPhone 4GS, unless I remove the protective cover every time."
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"It fit nicely with the case on, but the audio quality with this adapter is absolutely horrible."
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"As advertised, this adapter says Compatible with: Apple iPhone but this is misleading."
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"this adapter was specifically recommended by the GoPayment people."
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Audio

Audio:
"This small adapter fit exactly the way I needed to but unfortunately scrambled the audio coming through no matter which was I twisted my headphone jack in."
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"Each had faulty and misaligned connectors, resulting in messed up audio."
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"It fit nicely with the case on, but the audio quality with this adapter is absolutely horrible."
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"A simple headphone adapter designed to listen to audio with standard 3.5mm headphones not compatible with a recessed jack."
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"I was able to get half audio out of one and none whatsoever out of the other - they were complete junk."
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"It fit nicely with the case on, but the audio quality with this adapter is absolutely horrible."
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"So far works well with iPhone earbud, beats studio, and my Audio Technica."
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"It's compatible with any device with a 3.5mm audio jack, not just iPhone."
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"The audio quality is good."
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"I was able to get half audio out of one and none whatsoever out of the other - they were complete junk."
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Cable

Cable:
"However, it is a somewhat flimsy cord, and if you crimp it near the ends (for instance, sitting down with my iPod in my pocket) it may cause internal breaks in the connection."
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"This is very flimsy, both connectors and the cable."
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"Small issue i have with it is - it feels very flimsy, the cable is incredibly noodle-y."
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"If I attempt to use this extension cable in line with it so that I don't have to remove the Otterbox case every time, then the card reader works 0% of the time."
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"My old cable developed a static glitch when you'd wiggle it."
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"The idea was that I would be able to use my square up card reading device without having to take off my case, but the cord I received was not compatible with my reader."
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"Perfect cord, it worked as expected."
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"A great little extension cable needed with the Phonesuite battery case."
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"Great cable."
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"This cable is simple, cost efficient, and gets the job done."
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"The cable fits perfectly in the case and the vendor send me a special that I did not know about and I am greatly appreciative of that."
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Connector

Connector:
"Each had faulty and misaligned connectors, resulting in messed up audio."
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"only problem with this unit is the male end when inserted into the jack on my desk top telephone after plugging in a few times does not make good contact and you have to twist or push to make contact to hear the call with a head set."
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"I use a Mophie Juice Pack Plus on my iPhone 5, and the head phone Jack is not easy to access because of the case."
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"This is very flimsy, both connectors and the cable."
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"If u have a case on your phone that makes plugging in any headset jack impossible this will solve your problem."
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"I prefer using aftermarket earbuds for better overall sound, but the iPhone 2G has that annoying recessed headphone jack that essentially makes it impossible to use a pair of headphones that dont have the straight tip plug."
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"Great adaptor for bigger headphone jacks on phones with cases."
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"Works great for extending my iphone jack outside of my phone case!"
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"How could you go wrong with ordering Apple Adapter Compatible with iPhone Recessed Jack?"
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"It's compatible with any device with a 3.5mm audio jack, not just iPhone."
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"The slim male jack and the fat female jack solved this issue perfectly."
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Fit

Fit:
"This small adapter fit exactly the way I needed to but unfortunately scrambled the audio coming through no matter which was I twisted my headphone jack in."
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")One downside: it doesn't fit exactly into the phone's jack."
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"I was using it in my car to connect my iPhone to the audio in cord, since the audio in cord had too big of an end to fit with my iPhone case-it's great for that, except any amount of tugging or dropping (as in if the phone falls to the floor when you slam on the breaks) may cause it to fall apart."
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"The cable fits perfectly in the case and the vendor send me a special that I did not know about and I am greatly appreciative of that."
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"It fit nicely with the case on, but the audio quality with this adapter is absolutely horrible."
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"Well, the product description said it fit (it was later changed)."
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"It works great, fits my thick case without interference on my iPhone."
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Plug

Plug:
"These are crappy sounding adapters that might allow you to plug in a headphone for a week or less but also GREATLY compromising sound quality! "
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"I use the iphone 4 quattro case and have been unable use most 3.5 mm phone plugs."
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"If you plug in a normal headphone or speaker jack into an Iphone, it simply won't work because the plug is wrong."
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"i got the package sooner then it said and first thing i did was plug it into my phone to try it and it worked out great! "
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"Using this little 'pigtail' - allows us to easily plug in our headset into the pigtail - which is always in the iPad."
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"step 2) plug in devicestep 3) enjoy!"
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"This works great, has a 4-conductor plug, and is a great price."
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"It will work with headphones that have too big of a plug to fit pass the case, and works perfect! "
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Price

Price:
"This product was cheap for a reason: it's horrible."
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"this thing worked great idk how long it will last but for the money i cant complain it looks just like the picture made well"
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"I can't knock it too much because the price was great and after all, I am listening to mp3s in a car, you can't expect perfect sound quality especially at this price point."
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"Incidentally, I have purchased cables from eForCity before and been happy that I got a good product without having to pay Best Buy prices."
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"Works fine just one problem is made cheap and the rubber around the wires wore off quick and will probably brake soon"
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"Super inexpensive and solves the problem easily."
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"great price"
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"And the price was more than reasonable."
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"Excellent product, great price, fast shipping, hope to buy from this seller again..."
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"If you're careful with it, it's perfect for what you need it to do-and it's so cheap! "
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"Oh well, it was cheap."
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Quality

Quality:
"don't buy ... sounds terrible when i put my headphones into it, and not to mention that it has terrible build quality"
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"It fit nicely with the case on, but the audio quality with this adapter is absolutely horrible."
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"I can't knock it too much because the price was great and after all, I am listening to mp3s in a car, you can't expect perfect sound quality especially at this price point."
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"After a few days one side shorted out & it was the adapter connection that had frayed even though it was never removed by wire-always carefully handled...i replaced it w a new spare but several weeks of trying to figure out what the sound quality problems were with new headphones and whether it was a ripping download setting....finally discovered the distortion & thin sound was this adapter!"
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"At it's best the sound would still not be very loud even when turning the volume on my phone to max and the quality of the sound was just terrible."
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"Unfortunately for those who prefer superior sound quality, even in the realm of earbuds, the iPhone headphones just dont cut it."
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"Good stuff great quality s"
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"It fit nicely with the case on, but the audio quality with this adapter is absolutely horrible."
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"thanks for the quality products and accurate description!"
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"the quality was great."
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"Sound quality: 7 10Durability: 2 10Looks: 5 10 (looks cheap with the phone)"
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Size

Size:
"Small issue i have with it is - it feels very flimsy, the cable is incredibly noodle-y."
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"The only issue is that the 3.5mm cutout on my iPad case is particularly small, and I actually had to cut off a little more plastic off this (easy with scissors or a razor blade)."
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"I recommend buying 4 or 5 of them since they're pretty cheap and increasing order size doesn't change shipping costs."
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"My use was for a set of beats by dre, the 90 degree jack would not fit into my phones otter box but this works perfectly and is small enough not to get in the way."
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"Bought the iPhone5 case wouldn't fit my solo HD beats bought the 3.5mm jack fits now I can work this beat any where I go its small fit and easy love it"
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"i have a survivor griffin case for my ipod touch, and it's really durable but the headphone spot for it is really really small, and i prefer wearing over ear headphones, so i picked up on of these and plugged it into the end of my headphone extension and it works fine, very handy."
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Sound

Sound:
"If you have them plugged in and there is no sound going through, they emit a really really really really really really really really annoying high pitch sound that only goes away when you start to play audio again."
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"don't buy ... sounds terrible when i put my headphones into it, and not to mention that it has terrible build quality"
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"it worked, but there was a problem when i connected it the speakers sound switched from left to right."
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"I can't knock it too much because the price was great and after all, I am listening to mp3s in a car, you can't expect perfect sound quality especially at this price point."
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"..it's doesn't work... and trying to connect woofers that's sounds like weird"
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"After a few days one side shorted out & it was the adapter connection that had frayed even though it was never removed by wire-always carefully handled...i replaced it w a new spare but several weeks of trying to figure out what the sound quality problems were with new headphones and whether it was a ripping download setting....finally discovered the distortion & thin sound was this adapter!"
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"The sound comes through fine on both of them - in stereo - with no problems."
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"the contact is not stable, it doesn't sounds ok, you have to play with it to find a good position"
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"Sound quality: 7 10Durability: 2 10Looks: 5 10 (looks cheap with the phone)"
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"The cord was long enough and the sound was good enough for my Beats headphones."
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"Great price and it doesn't affect the sound quality at all."
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iPhone

iPhone:
"I use a Mophie Juice Pack Plus on my iPhone 5, and the head phone Jack is not easy to access because of the case."
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"It's a shame it tends to be advertised for iPhone, as the problem is similar for these cases with many Android phones."
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"How could you go wrong with ordering Apple Adapter Compatible with iPhone Recessed Jack?"
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"I use the iphone 4 quattro case and have been unable use most 3.5 mm phone plugs."
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"However, I do not think that I read this wrong: I have an iPhone 4."
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"I prefer using aftermarket earbuds for better overall sound, but the iPhone 2G has that annoying recessed headphone jack that essentially makes it impossible to use a pair of headphones that dont have the straight tip plug."
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"works great for my application which is not for an iPhone"
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"I was using it in my car to connect my iPhone to the audio in cord, since the audio in cord had too big of an end to fit with my iPhone case-it's great for that, except any amount of tugging or dropping (as in if the phone falls to the floor when you slam on the breaks) may cause it to fall apart."
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"So far works well with iPhone earbud, beats studio, and my Audio Technica."
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"As advertised, this adapter says Compatible with: Apple iPhone but this is misleading."
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"It does fit into the iPhone 5 otterbox without a problem so it may work for headphones."
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