Audio Jack - 3.5mm (Panel Mount)

This is a standard 3.5mm stereo jack with no frills. Panel mount in a 6mm diameter hole for a nice clean headphone, microphone or serial data connection.

Audio Jack - 3.5mm (Panel Mount) Product Help and Resources

Noisy Cricket Stereo Amplifier - 1.5W Hookup Guide

April 26, 2018

A hookup guide for the Noisy Cricket Stereo Amplifier - 1.5W.

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Skill Level: Noob - Basic assembly is required. You may need to provide your own basic tools like a screwdriver, hammer or scissors. Power tools or custom parts are not required. Instructions will be included and easy to follow. Sewing may be required, but only with included patterns.
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Customer Comments

  • What’s the maximum recommended material thickness this can bolt into?

  • The worst quality I have ever seen from SFE. It barely fits through a 1/16th inch panel, and the nut doesn’t thread properly (you can over-tighten it to the point that it slips, with just your bare fingers). I am extremely disappointed, and strongly recommend against buying this.

  • TS note: Measured threaded boss length is 3.16mm.

  • Yeah, these are not great components. As below, the screws don’t thread cleanly making for a sloppy fit. That said, they’re ridiculously cheap, so I’m not sure I should have expected better.

  • I would not recommend deeper than 2mm material thickness for these.

  • I am removing my critical comment on this part as my problem was probably user error.

  • Thanks MatthewR, I was about to get a few – for picaxe (LordFawful) Guess I’ll go with

  • this would word for a Picaxe programming port, right?

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Unreliable connection

I used these for an audio project, but one channel routinely loses contact with the jack, and I have to play with it to get both channels back. These could be okay for some applications, but they’re too unreliable for me.