I have some headphones with a super long cord, and I want to shorten the cord. So, I need two things. I need a male plug to add to the short cord after cutting in down to size. But, I don't want to just throw away the rest of the cord, so I want to turn it into an extension cord. To do this, I need a female receiver for the cord. The setup I'm thinking of doing is this:



Radio Shack sells male and female audio connectors in a variety of sizes/formats, including the 3.5 mm type. Take care with your soldering to minimize the effect on sound quality.


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