Apple researching flexible headphone connectors


An Apple patent which was published by the US Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday describes a headphone connector that uses flexible parts in order to protect against accidental breakage and equipment damage. The  “Flexible TRS connector” patent outlines a number of different designs and scenarios where a headphone connector is partially made from flexible materials. By using these flexible parts, the connector would be able withstand some moderate bending, which would break existing connectors.

Apple flexible connector


Source – Apple Insider

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