where to get diy stereo jack socket?

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robbocop

Guest
I have just purchased Altec Lansing 621 speakers for my PC,problem is they dont have a headphone socket.Im in the UK(Scotland)and was wondering where i could buy a stereo socket that would take a 6.35mm headphone jack.I was just going to drill a hole in the casing at the back of the subwoofer and solder in a jack socket so i could use headphones,can anyone help?thanks!
 

Reiner

Active Member
Most if not all electronic shops (Maplin, Tandy or whatever they are called).
But it may not be as easy as you think: the headphone must disconnect the internal amp when plugged in and usually has a small amplifier inside the equipment specifically for the headphone socket, ie. it's not a line level nor a speaker level signal.
 

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