Earlier today, when removing a set of headphones from the main/front speaker port in the rear of my computer, I managed to trip over the headphone cable and broke the adapter ( a Radio Shack 274-870, viewable here
for reference ) in the process. I managed to remove all of the parts easily, except one, which has remained stuck.
It is very difficult to see into the individual jacks themselves, but with adequate lighting, I can tell that the main/front speaker port, as opposed to the other five 1/8 inch ports ( for surround speakers and line inputs ) has a ring-like piece of metal fitting just inside of the port and blocking off about half the depth, making it impossible to insert other plugs. The part is very difficult to remove due to its shape and the very tight fit ( so far, tweezers have proved useless ).
Have any of you had experience with removing similar parts from ports before?