Professional quality 3.5mm jacks expand audio connector range

16-05-2016 | Cliff Electronics | Connectors, Switches & EMECH

Cliff Electronics continues to expand its range of popular audio jack
sockets with a new range of stereo 3.5mm panel-mount switched vertical audio
jack sockets.

The FC68 series is designed for a wide range of professional applications
requiring high quality 3.5mm sockets and offer compact vertical mounting to
facilitate high packing densities on control panels.

Typical applications include audio mixing desks, amplifiers, synthesisers
and earphone sockets for professional equipment.

Three versions of the 3.5mm stereo switched jack socket are currently
available, the FC681374V with solder tags for vertical chassis mount
supplied with metal ring nut, the FC681375V PCB mounting version supplied
with metal ring nut and the FC681375H supplied with metal hex nut. All
versions have a13mm stand-off body length and body shape which supports auto
insertion during manufacture.

Commenting, John Hall, general manager, Cliff Electronics, said: "Our FC68
series of professional quality jack sockets offer designers a high quality,
reliable audio connecter designed to require minimal mounting space allowing
equipment designers maximum flexibility with panel content and layout. We
have been supplying connectors all major manufacturers in the music and
pro-audio industry since 1964 and continue to respond to the needs of this
important and growing market."

Cliff also manufacture the S9 range of 3.5mm stereo switched jack sockets
featuring contacts engineered with advanced contact tip technology to accept
the widest range of Far Eastern plug shapes. The S9 stereo jack sockets are
widely used in educational equipment, mobile systems for exhibition audio
tours, PDAs and personal audio products.

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