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I have a schematic and there's this symbol I don't understand. I tried reading list of circuit symbols but couldn't find a match.

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    \$\begingroup\$ For future visitors and the search functionality, it would be useful to describe the symbol in the text as well. \$\endgroup\$
    – PlasmaHH
    Nov 11, 2015 at 15:41
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    \$\begingroup\$ I think it is part of an edge connector for a jack plug. It would help if you included more of the circuit diagram, rather than just a small sniplet. \$\endgroup\$
    – jippie
    Nov 11, 2015 at 15:54
  • \$\begingroup\$ @jippie Now that you mention it, it is. There was a space in between them so I thought they're two seperate symbols. Thanks. \$\endgroup\$
    – RnD
    Nov 11, 2015 at 16:19

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It is used for the switch part of a connector, commonly for an audio connector where the connecter is used for an external speaker (or microphone) and the switch disables the internal speaker. The full symbol is like this:

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(This picture calls the middle contact 'connect', IMO 'disconnect' would be more appropriate.)

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It is a combination of a jack plug and a switch. When you insert the plug from the left, the V contact touches the plug contact instead of making contact with the arrow point. Often used as a method of disconnecting speakers when plugging in headphones.

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