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Lightning to 3.5mm adapter
A short cable that allows wired headphones with the traditional 3.5mm mini-phone connector to plug into the Lightning port of an iPhone. Starting with the iPhone 7, Apple eliminated the analog headphone jack. See mini-phone connector.
Lightning to 3.5mm Analog Headphone Jack
Also called a 3.5mm or 1/8" connector, it is a plug and socket widely used for analog audio signals in portable devices. For example, the headphones jack on iPods, tablets and portable DVD players is a mini-phone socket.
2.5mm Sub-Mini Phone
The smaller "sub-mini connector" with a thinner shank (2.5mm - 3/32") has been used on cellphones and other compact devices. See phone connector, RCA connector, A/V ports, Lightning to 3.5mm adapter and plugs and sockets.
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