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Old 01-01-2007, 09:43 PM   #1
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I just completed a modification to replace the ear-daggers with a set of inexpensive JVC earbuds. This modification takes some soldering skill, and a steady hand. As it is getting late, I will not test these until tomorrow. I did take pictures of the entire process, and am trying to enlist me_rubin to help with a how-to if there is enough interest.

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No problem with the help. Looks like a fun project. Anything to solve the Pain of the headphones. Actually it might be nice to put the ear phone jack itself on the antenna so any pair of buds could just plug in.

Let us know how they sound! Also a volume check as well.
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I'd sure like to know how to do this. I'm not the most skilled at this stuff, but am willing to learn.
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A little splicing of two wires is probably how he did it... although I am also interested in how you did this VDCHawk because it does look interesting! Beats the painphones hands-down!
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Outdoor reception is fine. Volume was very good.

In car reception is spotty, but that has nothing to do with the mod. If I had put slightly longer connections to the earbuds I would have been able to listen while the headband was clamped in the sunroof.

I need to find something to go at the bottom of the headband arms, to keep it on my head.
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I was wondering when someone would do this. I myself am not a big fan of ear buds. If I were capable of doing these mods, I would take the antenna portion and just stick it on a nice pair of over/on the ear phones. And to make it simple I would just have the 2 be seperate and probably zip tie or loom the wires together.
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I may need to try that next time. Just did not want to spend a lot on the headphones for a test.

I did email me_rubin with the directions and pictures, hopefully he can work his photoshop/PDF magic.
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I did email me_rubin with the directions and pictures, hopefully he can work his photoshop/PDF magic.
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