How to Fix Earphones One Side is Silent – The frustration, the end, despair, tragedy. Broken headphones can fit any of these adjectives, especially if you’ve invested a lot of money in it. The good news is that, although frequent a headset simply stops working mysteriously, fix it can be easier than it looks.
The reason is, in many cases, the problem is just some bad contact on the cables. For when this problem arises, here’s a video I found in Tecmundo and explains in a step-by-step very clear how you can resolve this.
The video of them is quite complete and includes both the jack and the cables connected to the speakers.
- You’re going to need these materials.
- Cutting pliers or nozzle pliers with a special cutting area;
- Stylus (use only under an adult supervision);
- soldering iron;
- Tin-based metallic alloy;
- a stereo connector p2;
- Duct tape.
- Note on cable types
A trauma I had a long time ago when I tried to do this repair, it was to realize that my headset’s wiring didn’t look like this on the video. Instead, there was a four-wire cable, which made me very confused about what to do. This other video saved my skin because it explains what to do with the different types of cable.