White and Black rings on 3.5mm headphone Pin.

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I have recently purchased a head phone for my iPod, but to my disappointment, the iPod doesn't support headphone. Searching over Internet, I found out that, there are two kinds of headphones, one having black and other having white rings on its 3.5mm pin, can you distinguish their functionality and usage?

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White and Black rings on 3.5mm headphone Pin.

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Even if the Apple iPod says that it supports 3.5-millimeter jack, it doesn’t mean that you can use any other jack in it. This is the same as with the 3.5-millimeter jack in a Smartphone. My cousin has a Sony Xperia Smartphone and of course it supports 3.5-millimeter jack. He tried inserting my earphone since it fits the port.

But unfortunately, it doesn’t work on the first try. When he tried pressing on the jack a little bit, it worked. But still, it needs a little pressing to make it work which is not the case if using a compatible headphone on the handset. In your case, just buy a compatible headphone for your iPod.

You can try the Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic which costs around $30. It has a 1 year limited warranty.

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