[sdiy] Re: [sdiy-interim] 3.5mm jack sockets?

Cynthia Webster cynthia.webster at gte.net
Thu Mar 29 09:16:23 CEST 2007

Hi Joe!

Not sure what it is that you're ultimately trying to accomplish,
but you could perhaps use the single switching mechanism not for
re-routing the tip, or the sleeve, but rather... to switch a ~relay~
elsewhere in the circuit - that can switch both tip and sleeve.


Joe Grisso wrote:
> Hey gang,
>      I've got a particular problem on my hands at the moment - I'm
> looking for a switched mono 3.5mm jack socket, but here's the kicker:
> I want both the tip and the sleeve to be switched. I've checked out
> Cliff components, but in doing so I found out their quality can be
> quite, um, malleable. Most everyone else I've checked out (neutrik,
> switchcraft, etc.) have switched jacks, but the sleeve doesn't have a
> normal on it. Am I missing out on some good mfrs that have quality
> sockets like this?
> Thanks,
> Joe Grisso
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