[maemo-users] N900, problem with headset and headphones, tv out

From: R. A. Bilonick rab at consolidated.net
Date: Tue Nov 30 23:01:52 EET 2010
On Tue, 2010-11-30 at 13:32 -0500, Hector Barrios Molano wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm new here, a few days before I get a new N900 :D, but I tried to
> use the original headphones and are not recognized (the sounds, the
> same happens with others kinds of headphones, I use the original N900
> headphones with my MP3 player and works fine, another issue is that
> the TV-out cable isn't recognized :s
> In the dmesg output there's nothing about the headphone.
> I tried lshal -m and plug/unplug the original headphone, another
> headphone, tv out cable and nothing happens :(
> I tried alsamixer -c0 and rise the the headphone volume but the
> headphones not sounds... :(
> As soon as I get the phone I upgraded to version 20.2010.36-2.002, so
> what can I do, if there is a hardware problem, how can I could be
> complete sure about this? Is usual to have hardware problems with the
> N900? :'(
> Thanks for your time and help
> Hector
This may be a long shot but are you sure you have pushed the plug in as
far as it can go? When I first got my N900 I thought the earphones
weren't working. But I didn't have the plug in all the way. Good luck.


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