[sdiy] Panels and cases

Theo t.hogers at home.nl
Fri Jun 14 20:20:33 CEST 2002

Display in the Netherlands carries stack-able tulip cords,
think I've seen them in the Farnel catalog too.
No separate connectors though.
Doesn't seem like connectors I would trust.


From: <jhaible at debitel.net>
To: Grant Richter <grichter at asapnet.net>; Peter Grenader
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<r.lekx at chello.nl>; Neil Johnson <nej22 at hermes.cam.ac.uk>; synth-diy
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Sent: Friday, June 14, 2002 2:17 PM
Subject: Re: [sdiy] Panels and cases

> >I'm still looking for stackable 3.5mm connectors. Do anyone have any
> >information on shielded stackable connectors? I have seen some RCA types
> >that were stackable, but they seem to be uncommon.
> I would be surprised if you found any. Just think of the force the lowest
contact must
> stand when you push the upper jack in such a jack a little sidewards.
> Sometimes I use adapters without cable (you know them, all in one plug,
female RCA
> input or 3.5mm input, male 1/4" output. I'm always anxious not to apply
any sidewards
> force to such a stack, even when the "fundament" is a 1/4" connection.
> I have even seen it the other way round, female 1/4" input, male 1/8"
> Dangerous !! This is what a 1/8" stack would look and feel like, too, only
that it
> would have less diameter than the adapter plug.
> And then there are the headphone "combi" jacks of course. 1/8" from HP
> fits into a 1/8" to 1/4" adapter. But look how they are usually as short
as possible
> (torque and force ...), and often with a circular flange on the adapter
part to keep
> the smaller 1/8" jack firmly in place.
> JH.

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