[Gta04-owner] 2.5 mm audio jack compatibility

Orest Tarasiuk orest.tarasiuk at tum.de
Sun Sep 2 13:48:06 CEST 2012

OK, thanks for your quick response. I guess I'll get myself the Nokia compatible 2.5 mm headset and
test it with the GTA04. I'll let you know how my mic is doing (as soon as I get my GTA04, of course
:) ).


On 31/08/12 00:16, NeilBrown wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Aug 2012 23:42:49 +0200 Orest Tarasiuk <orest.tarasiuk at tum.de>
> wrote:
>> Hi!
>> I'm planning to buy a headset for the GTA04 (which I'm currently awaiting) and would love it to also
>> work with my Freerunner. I'm considering a Nokia compatible headset (earpieces + mic). I'm not sure
>> if I correctly understand this message [1] -- is the FR audio jack *not* compatible with the Nokia
>> layout? How about the GTA04?
> Sorry.  The headset sockets on GTA02 (Freerunner) and GTA04 are different.
> You cannot use the one headset in both.
> GTA04 follows the Noika 'standard' which seems to be the more broadly
> accepted ... before everybody seemed to go 3.5mm.
> The GTA02 follows the motorola standard which didn't win.
> The GTA02 has Mic at the tip and earth on shield, with L and R on the two
> rings.
> The GTA02 has Mic on the shield, earth on the first rings, and L and R on the
> second ring and the tip.
> So they are completely incompatible.
> But the Nokia compatible head set (which is what I bought) definitely works
> on the GTA04 - though my Mic doesn't seem very clear ... don't know why yet.
> NeilBrown
>> BR
>> Orest
>> [1] http://lists.goldelico.com/pipermail/gta04-owner/2011-May/000154.html
>> //

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