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Has anyone reverse engineered the iphone headset? Answered

I would like to build my own headset using my choice of ear buds and microphone as well as wire up my own control unit for volume and answer controls that I could build custom into my motorcycle helmet.  My attempt to do this by tearing apart the factory iphone headset and soldering components onto the controller board was unsuccessful, i was unable to isolate where to wire my microphone to

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rickharris (author)2011-07-31

Very very hard to beat the commercially manufactured designs for both operation and looks.

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orksecurity (author)2011-07-29

Just pointing out that bluetooth is an alternative way to connect a headset to the iPhone, and there are instructions here and elsewhere on rebuilding bluetooth headsets into custom cases...

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Honzo (author)orksecurity2011-07-30

i haven't quite found any affordable headsets that i can take apart that have the same functionality, mainly being able to play music

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