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Old 5th February 2005, 04:10 PM   #1
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Default chassis mount RCA jacks

I am designing a preamp for an engineering school project and I need to find chassis mount RCA jacks. I'd like them to be of good constructional quality, but I can't spend $5 a piece on stuff like Cardas RCA jacks. Does anyone have any suggesstions of a particular brand or supplier? Price is my major determining factor, but I'd like to avoid the $0.15 jacks that are tiny and not isolated from the chassis.

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Old 5th February 2005, 04:16 PM   #2
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http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/showd...umber=091-1120

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Try this:

http://www.audiogear.com/Audio-Adapters-RCA-Plugs.html
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These appear identical to the ones I use. I they are then they are very good: Nice thick plating on them.
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These appear identical to the ones I use. I they are then they are very good: Nice thick plating on them.

Ditto. Just don't make the same mistake I did (check the way they have been assembled) http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/showt...437#post554437

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The first ones are nice but pricey.

I would go uninsulated and do it yourself, find some washers or something.

btw I bought a bunch on ebay for cheap..
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How good do they need to be?

I bought a 2x4 grid of these at Radio Shack last month for about three bucks. They are just as good as what you'd find in low-end consumer audio gear.

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