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Was just trying to identify the contacts on this jack socket (datasheet: http://www.farnell.com/datasheets/2047485.pdf ) Image of schematic below. I was thinking that 1 would be ground? Which I guess would then lead 2/3 to be right/left? This may be totally wrong however, and I'd appreciate the help of anyone who can clear this up. Thanks.

Jack socket

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It may help to realize that the schematic symbol for this connector is a representation of what's inside the physical connector:

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Pin 1 is in contact with the sleeve of the plug, pin 2 is the tip, and pin 3 is the ring.

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The tip of the jack is the left channel (2), the ring (3) is the right channel and the sleeve (1) is ground.

Like this one: enter image description here

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Cheers for the help. \$\endgroup\$ – user3341402 Sep 9 '16 at 15:56

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