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by: rvastronomer November 26, 2012 8:28 AM PST

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Non-Standard 3.5mm Audio Plug

by rvastronomer - 11/26/12 8:28 AM

I just bought a new Samsung 55" ultra slim LED TV. The Audio Out Mini Jack on the back of the set accepts a 3.5mm standard audio plug (like for a headset) but the plug only travels half way into the socket.

The set is so thin that the length of a standard 3.5mm audio plug is the full thickness of the TV set.

Is there such a thing as a short 3.5mm audio plug? What would such a plug be called?

Samsung techical support could not answer my questions, and the User Manual only has note "to use an appopriate audio connector."

Any help would be appreciated - I have to use the analog out port/jack to support an Assisted Hearing device that only accepts analog signals.

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