The construction of the aux connector and the headphone jack is often the same: 3.5mm (1/8″) TRS. However, the “auxiliary connector” is universal for audio while the “headphone jack” is, by its name, suited for headphones.
Can a headphone jack be used as an aux?
The standard aux connector size is 3.5mm, while headphone jack sizes vary from 2.5mm to 6.35. You can use a headphone jack for an aux-in, but not the other way around. Auxiliary cables are essentially used for mixing consoles.
Is 3.5 mm standard aux?
Other terms. Specific models, and connectors used in specific applications, may be termed e.g. stereo plug, headphone jack, microphone jack, aux input, etc. The 3.5 mm versions are commonly called mini-phone, mini-stereo, mini jack, etc. In the US, a stationary (more fixed) electrical connector is called a jack.
What is 3.5 mm aux input?
The most common is a 3.5 mm jack, which is the same type of tip-ring-sleeve (TRS) or tip-ring-ring-sleeve (TRRS) connector used to connect headphones. Anytime you see “aux input” on a head unit, home theater receiver, or audio interface, it refers to this type of input—a male-to-male 3.5 mm TRRS cable.
How do I connect AUX speakers to my TV?
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