Can you use Headphones with the GBA SP?

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  1. Chris Rock

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    OK, maybe I'm nuts, but it doesn't look like you can use headphones with the GBA SP? What am I missing?
     
  2. Chris Rock

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    Ok, so I'll answer myself.

    From the IGN review:
     
  3. Brian Ruth

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    Chris:

    If I'm not mistaken, 1/8 is the size used by most phones for combination earpiece/headset designs. I'm not totally sure, but I think any converter that converts standard size (3/8?) to 1/8 SHOULD work. [​IMG]
     
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    If you order GBA SP headphones through Nintendo, you don't need the adapter. They come terminated so it fits right into the jack. I think they are only available as a free gift with a one year subscription to Nintendo Power Magazine.

    Brian
     
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  7. Brian Ruth

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    Mike:

    Thanks for setting me straight on that. [​IMG]

    I'd just keep your eye on the nintendo website - it'll be on there soon, I'm sure
     
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    I got a non-Nintendo brand adapter for about $8 at EB a few months ago. Works great. There was a bunch of discussion on this very topic in the Video Game Hardware forum shortly after the GBASP was released.
     
  9. Chris Rock

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    I picked up a Mad Catz "Macro Kit" for $15, including a hard case, headphone adapter, Car Charger and crappy Headphones.

    Not bad.
     

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