[Community] Thoughts about headphone with button(s)

Ryan de Laplante ryan at ryandelaplante.com
Fri Dec 27 16:03:25 CET 2013

I plan to use Replicant OS (Android distribution) on my Neo900. There are 
headphones & headsets that are made for Android.  Since we'll never have iOS 
on the Neo900, I think it might make more sense to support headsets designed 
for Android.  I don't know how they are different than iPhone headsets or why 
they are different, but if we could support both kinds that would be even 


On Thu Dec 26, 2013 10:43:36 PM Onen wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> manufacturers of mobile phones manages the signal of button(s) located
> on the cable of a headset in different manners (resistance,
> ring/tip/etc. used for ground or microphone).
> Two ideas:
> 1. Be compatible with iphone headsets. Thus one could buy a headset with
> command button(s) and use it right away with the Neo900.
> 2. Provide the phone with a headset in two parts, one with the mic,
> buttons, etc, with at the end a regular female jack plug. This would
> allow people to use the headset they prefer, but still use the
> mic/command, etc.
> My two cents,

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