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Headphone emergency detach

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Is there some sort of emergency detach available that will help prevent damage to my sound card if my headphone cord get yanked? Like the quick detach on the wired Xbox controllers to prevent USB port damage.





I'v already wrecked one audio port on my case front panel, and had a really close call today when my HD558's cord got rapped around my desk chair leg and I backed up. It ripped the headphone jack sideways out of the audio port on my $200 sound card and nearly damaged it. Luckily the damage was absorbed my 6.3mm adapter being bent at a 45° angle and can be replaced for $2.
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use an extender cable and mount the end of the extender to something so it gets riped out of the extender instead or just be more careful smile.gif
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use an extender cable and mount the end of the extender to something so it gets riped out of the extender instead or just be more careful smile.gif
Yeah just get a headphone extension cord and a wire clip and mount it to your case or desk.
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