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21st December 2011, 01:40 AM |#1  
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Does anyone know if this adapter would work with the GN?

http://www.amazon.com/HTC-Multifunct...cmu_pg__header

I want to have the phone output audio while being simultaneously being charged.
I would love to have the official car dock, but it is nowhere to be found (yet).
 
 
21st December 2011, 04:14 AM |#2  
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No. It will not.

Why not just plug something into the headphone port and the power into the USB cable like you are supposed to do?
21st December 2011, 07:10 AM |#3  
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I'm looking for something simple. Just drop it on a dock and go.
IPhones have countless docks, my pre has the touchstone.
I suppose I could just connect through Bluetooth for audio and plug in a charging cable in the meantime until that GSM car dock comes out.
21st December 2011, 07:32 AM |#4  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by staticx57

No. It will not.

Why not just plug something into the headphone port and the power into the USB cable like you are supposed to do?

Why won't it work? I have been looking for something exactly like this to make a custom portrait desktop dock that has audio out. The problem is the headphone jack is on the bottom and covered when in this position... any suggestions on what I could use for this situation?

*edit* Looks like it isnt a micro usb so it definitely wouldnt work then...curious though, does anything like this exist that would work with gnex?
Sent from my Galaxy Nexus
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21st December 2011, 06:18 PM |#5  
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There's no way for it to work on a Samsung phone because those old mini USB slots on those HTC phones are proprietary 11-pin ExtUSB ports. Normal USB mini/micro only has 5 pins. HTC wanted to be cool and add extra pins to the USB port so that they wouldn't have to add a headphone jack to the phone. To my understanding, this was unpopular because you had to buy extra hardware just to get a headset working.
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