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Headphone repair. Orange and yellow wires. Wtf?

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I'm trying to repair my headphones by putting a new 3.5mm adapter on them. There's an orange and yellow wire! No clear left and right.

What do I do?

Before someone posts "there should be a ground wire, a blue wire, and a red wire" try actually reading my post. I have the 2 ground wires separated. But on my headphones there's a yellow and orange for left and right positive, I don't know which is which.

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Edited by Minnetonka16 - 11/6/13 at 5:21pm
    
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What brand/model of headphones?
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Can you see how they're connected to the old 3.5mm adapter, or is it gone already?

Otherwise I guess you can touch one of them to a battery, that should make some noise out one of the ears lol.
Edited by Crazy9000 - 11/6/13 at 6:07pm
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You didn't say whether it's the plug end or the speaker end you need to know about.

Just Google pin out 3.5mm. for the plug end.

For the speaker end just wire up the plug end as above, but don't solder it until you test R/L continuity.
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Originally Posted by Broseidon View Post

What brand/model of headphones?

Denon AH-D2000

I accidentally ripped the 3.5mm connector apart by pulling on them hard while they were plugged in, so I'm replacing that. The wires I'm talking about are coming out of the end of the cable that was originally connected to a 3.5mm connector.
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Can you see how they're connected to the old 3.5mm adapter, or is it gone already?

Otherwise I guess you can touch one of them to a battery, that should make some noise out one of the ears lol.

Great idea. Orange right, yellow left. Stupid denon.
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