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Old 12-17-2007, 04:36 PM
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audio connection

I need to connect a 3.5mm jack to two rca male style ends. I've looked on www.thesource.ca like crazy and can't find one single product that will do it. Is this so unusual that they don't make such a thing and I have to use a combination of items to get the job done?
Situation is I've ordered a seat cushion from Sears that has the ability to plug into a mp3 player to give a massage effect to the music and it connects with a 3.5mm jack from the looks of the pic on the site.
I won't be using a mp3 player for the source, instead using the rca wire from the deck in my car. That wire normaly goes to a 2 channel amplifier but instead I will use it for the seat cushion. Then I can get rid of the amplifier and the bass shakers that are attached to the
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after pulling the amp out that was poweirng the aura bass shakers, I thought my sub wasn't working right. It actually is, its just that the bass shakers added that much more sensation of bass that never dawned on me how much they provided until now. I have to say at least half the sub bass level was made up by those little devices. Just two of them, one under each front seat powered by a 75 watt 2 ch amp.
They should catch on much more then they have.
I'm now trying the massaging seat cushion for the upper/lower body feeling.
Right now without any vibrating mehanism it SUCKS ***, the sub alone is unless the music volume is cranked up at least half way then you can feel it pound where as before the volume didn't need to go as high for the same feeling.

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Old 12-17-2007, 10:23 PM
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Need more sub

Futureshop should have what you need in the Mp3 player department.
If you need help finding one, I'm in Edmonton, so feel free to drop a PM.
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Old 12-17-2007, 10:43 PM
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the sub is plenty loud enough at high volume, thats not the issue

the connector I need is a female end for the 3.5mm jack and two female ends for the rca jacks
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Old 12-17-2007, 11:05 PM
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Make one.

I've made a few RCA type wires. I got a shat load of RCAs, S video and audio cords for a buck each at a liquidation store over the summer except no Female phono connectors.

Look on here, with two cords you can do it
http://www.nextag.com/rca-female-to-3.5mm-adapter/search-html

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Old 12-17-2007, 11:19 PM
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Gold-plated two phono jacks to 3.5mm (1/8") mono phone plug

AND

Gold-plated 6.35mm (1/4") mono/ stereo phone jack coupler

just seems strange there isn't any single devices I've come across that do what I want, I need to combine two items to get the job done. Is it really that unusual to do what I'm trying here?
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Old 12-17-2007, 11:20 PM
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http://www.avcable.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=AA-35-569&Category_Code=RCA-ADAPTER-FEMALE

I've used these to make a female end off male RCAs too.

http://www.nextag.com/Cables-to-Go-Stereo-68514565/prices-html

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Old 12-17-2007, 11:24 PM
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before anybody notices, I've seen my mistake, that phone jack coupler is too big, back to the old drawing board I guess
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read my post above yours and copy the links
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looks like that would work, thanks
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