RCA Jack

Simple RCA jack. Can be used on any project requiring RCA Audio, Video, or simple analog transmission.

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Connector Basics

January 18, 2013

Connectors are a major source of confusion for people just beginning electronics. The number of different options, terms, and names of connectors can make selecting one, or finding the one you need, daunting. This article will help you get a jump on the world of connectors.

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Skill Level: Noob - Some basic soldering is required, but it is limited to a just a few pins, basic through-hole soldering, and couple (if any) polarized components. A basic soldering iron is all you should need.
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  • SparkFun needs to carry this in red and white!

  • Aristarco / about 9 years ago / 2

    I'll join my voice to those asking for the White and Red versions. Painting this one just looks FUGLY.

  • jjt / about 10 years ago / 1

    The schematic for this part in the July 27 Fritzing release shows the switching between the ground (pin 1) and pin 3, when the switch is between pins 3 and 2. And SF should also carry these in RED and WHITE, yellow is specifically for video in the AV universe.

  • scooter_seh / about 13 years ago / 1

    Anyone have a part file for fritzing?

  • It is in the SFE Eagle library, but only the footprint. The footprint is called "RCA". You need to make your own symbol and device.

  • FazJaxton / about 14 years ago / 1

    Yeah, I couldn't find it in there either. :(

  • rahji / about 14 years ago / 1

    Am I crazy or is this part not really in the SFE Eagle Library? Thanks for any info.

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