[sdiy] FYI: erthenvar jacks - BEWARE!

Tom Arnold xyzzy at sysabend.org
Sun Oct 14 01:02:55 CEST 2012

On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 07:52:29PM -0700, Jay Schwichtenberg wrote:
> I was reading over in Muffs today and ran across this. If you want to use
> the switch in the erthenvar 3.5mm jacks you shoud read this:
> http://www.muffwiggler.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=69370&postdays=0&postorder=
> asc&start=0
> Unfortunately I did a life time buy of these. While they'll work for most
> outputs I usually wire the switch on the inputs to either ground or
> something useful.


I bought from the original FofH batch of these and people have been having
good luck with those.  I wonder if the issue is with a later order.  Of
course now I need to go home and really torment one of the jacks as I was
very close to finally designing some boards around them...

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