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Old 12-04-2012, 1:29 PM
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Does anyone know what type of adapter I need for a Yaesu VX6R to get a pair of headphones to work on it? I'm just looking for listening only. I have a pair of Grado headphones that I love, but the plug only goes it partially due to the waterproof feature of the radio. I tried a pair of generic ear bud headphones, and those allowed me to listen, but there was still audio broadcasting on the built in speaker of the VX6R. I'm assuming that's because the unit is expecting a different type of connector.

I know Yaesu sells a spliter type thing, but I can't find much info on it.

Any help would be appreciated,

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The splitter adapter will split the speaker output to one jack and the mic to another jack. It should mute the speaker when the correct connector is inserted. The 4 ring connector is longer than the standard stereo three connection plug if I remember correctley.
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Old 12-04-2012, 7:24 PM
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I have a vx6r. You will need the 4 conductor threaded connector to do this correctly. the easiest and cheapest way I know is to order a accessory from kawamall.com and modify the device after having the proper plug.

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