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Headphone jack

Discussion in 'Genesis/Mega Drive' started by ___, May 20, 2002.

  1. ___

    ___ New Member

    Can someone tell me how to make a headphone jack for a MegaDrive 2 VA1 PAL?
  2. Curtis

    Curtis Member

    It's not easy to make a proper headphone jack (there is no power amp in the MD2 for a start), but you could stick a potentiometer at the audio output on the A/V port and put a 3.5mm socket there. It wouldn't be very loud though...
  3. Arakon

    Arakon New Member

    you can wire it up to the audio pins of the AV port. it'll work fine, the sound output is actually loud enough.
  4. ___

    ___ New Member

    Could someone give me a pic or something?
  5. KBW

    KBW New Member

    It could be possible to install a small amp to the inside of the Gen 2, although I don't think it'll fit. I had built a small stereo amp on a small 3.5" PCB, but even that wouldn't fit. I suppose it could be possible to make one on a much smaller board. You'd have to make your own traces though so that everything could be wired in a much smaller space. You'd have no problem hearing the sounds then. [​IMG]

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