Colour-coded jack sockets simplify identification

A wide range of 2-pole/mono 3.5mm female jack sockets are available from Cliff Electronics in a number of colour choices for ease of identification on control panels.

These sockets have single-pole spring terminals which Cliff says provides simple, fast and reliable connection for a range of applications in the music industry, for amplifiers, sound systems and instruments such as electric guitars and keyboards. They are also found in domestic hi-fi for connecting headphones, headsets and smaller loudspeakers. Industrial applications include telecom, communications systems and nurse call systems as well as instrumentation. 

Available in black, red, blue, grey, green, white, they also feature a plug actuated on/off switch. The 3.5mm jack sockets may be PCB or panel mounted with the option of using a recess plate for rugged or portable equipment.

Dan Walker, general sales manager of Cliff Electronics, said: “3.5mm mono jack sockets have a large number of applications in a very wide number of markets. Colour coding provides a simple and fast means for system installers and end users to make the correct connection without difficulty.”

Cliff Electronics can supply jack sockets in a wide range of sizes, DC power connectors, terminal binding posts, test connectors and leads, optical jacks, leads and waterproof connectors. 

Cliff Electronic Components was founded in 1977 to supply the music industry with connectors. Cliff has since expanded its products and services to become a supplier to most professional and industrial markets. It is now seen as a prime source for components, from audio into test leads and accessories, general industrial connectors, foot pedals, hand tools, production aids, lighting connectors, motors and fans. 

Cliff also manufactures and sources various types of leads including audio, instrument and power leads. Its expertise in moulding and metalwork means it can provide a design, engineering and manufacturing service for the production of customised components and assemblies. Plastics expertise includes injection-moulding, blow-moulding, extrusion, sonic-welding and printing. 

Metalwork includes stamping, machining, aluminium extrusion, finishing and printing. We also have the facility to enable assembly, inspection and testing. Cliff’s UK and Far Eastern production plants are certified to ISO 9001 2000 and employ design, engineering, technical, marketing and sales personnel. Quality has always been of prime importance and the majority of Cliff products are covered by approvals from organisations including UL and VDE.

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