Apple USB-C Digital to 3.5 mm Headphone Adapter Teardown

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Apple USB-C to Headphone Jack Adapter retail package

 
 
 
 

Open the retail package

 
 

The adapter used TPE cable jacket and ABS shell, same material with lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter.

 
 

Take out the ABS Shell with some force, the USB-C connector protected by metal shielded protective case with laser welding workmanship.

 
 

Remove the metal case, clean the glue, there are some resistances and capacitances on the connector board.

 
 

The back side, there is a chip in the middle of the connector board.

 
 

Clear the glue on the chip.

 
 

46L06-CWZR Chip from Cirrus Logic, this is a highly integrated chip that includes features such as USB Controller, DAC, and headphone amplifier.

 
 

Teardown Summary:
1. It adopts pure white TPE material wire, anti-freeze anti-skid, not easy to crack.
2.Using Cirrus Logic 46L06-CWZR highly integrated audio chip.

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