I love my iPhone, but it doesn’t have a headphone jack! So I decided to add my own. For real.
How I made an iPhone in China video: https://youtu.be/leFuF-zoVzA
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4 months, 7 custom circuit boards designs, 3 disassembled iPhones later, it works. It’s the first modern iPhone with a headphone jack – the only one like it in the world.
More details here (and answers to all your questions): http://strangeparts.com/bringing-back-the-iphone-headphone-jack-in-china/
For diehard Strange Parts fans, go here to find out more about how to get a limited edition headphone jack circuit board: http://strangeparts.com/headphones
The design is completely open source! Go here to find out more: http://github.com/strangeparts/niubi-headphones
I NEED YOUR HELP! Tell me what you’d like to see me do next in the comments! I’m really looking forward to exploring the back alleys of the industrial world outside of just cell phones and China. And if you think you have a really awesome idea, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. In particular, if you live somewhere cool (particularly India or Africa), I want to hear about the industrial world(markets/factories/mines/etc) where you live. And if you’re an engineer in manufacturing, hit me up with that cool factory story you’ve been dying to have someone tell. Thanks guys!
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