Introduction: Easy Aux Cord!
In this ible I'm going to show you how to make a simple, make-shift Aux cord, a super simple project that you might have not thought of!
As this is only my second instructable I would love your feedback: questions, comments, concerns, and even critisizms! :)
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Step 1: Materials
All the materials you will need are as follows:
2 pairs of earbuds (functional or not)
1 pair of pliers (or anything else to cut very thin wires)
A knife (to peel off the rubber on the wires)
Step 2: Cut
This is when we will cut our earbuds. Using your pliers, cut both pairs of earbuds seperating the jack from the speakers, give yourself as much wire as you want on the side of the jack.
Step 3: Make Your Connections
Peel some coating off of the end of the wires and figure your connections. Each earbud should have a pair of wires with a red and a gold, and another pair of wires with another color (such as blue or green) and a gold.
You want to connect the red with the other red, the "other color" with the "other color", and the golds with the opposing golds. Pretty simple, just connect the same colors on the other wire. All I did to connect them was twist them together but soldering is an option. **WARNING** be sure to remove the enamel from each invidial wire (8 in total) before making your connections, I used a lighter to do this.
Step 4: Test
To test, making sure none of your wires are touching each other, connect the cord to something such as a speaker and your phone. Hope for the best and turn on some jams!! :|)
Step 5: Tape
To keep the wires from shorting I simply wrapped tape between each wire, then taped it all together in one bundle to make it look neater.
Step 6: Jam!
Your practically free Aux cord is completed, feel proud! Turn on some Gorillaz-Feel Good Incorporated at full volume and start grooving!
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