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Old 22nd October 2012, 12:24 PM   #1
ggking7 is offline ggking7  United States
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Default Changing the barrel connector

This question reveals the extent of my ignorance, but I need to change the barrel connector on a particular cable by cutting the cable, cutting the cable which connects the correct barrel connector to a power supply, and soldering the wires together. Do I need to solder the two wires in a particular configuration or can I attach them either way?
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Old 22nd October 2012, 12:29 PM   #2
hochopeper is offline hochopeper  Australia
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You should test the polarity of the connection before cutting the wire. Then ensure that it is the same after re-termination.
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Old 31st October 2012, 06:26 PM   #3
ggking7 is offline ggking7  United States
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All done, thanks!
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