Add An Inline Remote To Your Favorite Earbuds (Without Ruining Them)

So you’ve found the perfect pair of headphones, but you want to keep your iPhone headphones’ remote and microphone. Here’s a DIY solution to get the best of both worlds.

We’ve mentioned one way to make a hybrid iPhone headset, but it involved cutting up your nice headphones, which is pretty risky. Jason Imms of tech blog Tested shows us a better solution: instead of splicing the two headphones together, splice your iPhone headset with a female headphone socket.

That way, you can plug in your favourite headphones and get all the remote control goodness of the iPhone headset, with the high sound quality of your favourite earbuds. The hack requires some wire stripping and soldering chops, but it isn’t that hard to learn, and it makes finding the perfect pair of headphones much easier. Hit the link to read more.

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