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It is Y-shaped, it has red and white RCA plugs and the end has a stereo 3.5 jack.

I use it to connect regular computer speakers' "headphone" jack to its end
and the red/white plugs to the tv's "audio out" (for improved sound).

I checked at various electronics stores, even big-box ones, to no success.

I realized that the famed Monoprice will have it but I'm gonna need its "official" name before
ordering it.

What is it called, plxthx?
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Monoprice calls them Mobile 3.5mm to RCA Audio Cables

 

I can't post links, but search ID 9767.

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http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_i_0_7?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=rca%20to%203.5mm&sprefix=rca+to+%2Caps%2C403&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Arca%20to%203.5mm

Should be one of the first two. The 3.5mm end will be a female end for a headphone jack.

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When referring to a 3.5mm connector, be sure to specify if stereo or mono...

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fwiw, in my experience if you go to a retails shop (radio shack, walmart, frys etc) and ask one of the mouth breathers there for "an ipod to stereo" adapter cord, 9 times out of 10 they will get you this cable. sometimes they just look at you weird though.smile.gif

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