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 Post subject: Input Jack Wiring
PostPosted: Mon Jul 19, 2021 11:21 pm 
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Hi-

Full disclosure:) I'm super new at this. so apologies, in advance, for the dumb/newbie question. I have wired a bunch of guitars and replaced components on my amps, but have never tried to do an entire build. So I'm jumping in with the TC15. I am at the stage where I am wiring the Hi and Lo input jacks and I have a question. Is the black wire used for the jacks the rohs wire? If so, it appears to be split and going to separate terminals on the jack. how do you split it? or do you just splice it with another piece if itself, like the wire I'm used to working with:)

if anyone even understands what I'm asking, I would appreciate the help.

Thanks!

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 Post subject: Re: Input Jack Wiring
PostPosted: Tue Jul 20, 2021 6:50 pm 
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I'll let someone else verify, but I believe what you are talking about should be the shielded wire, looks like coax cable with an outer insulation layer then the braided ground wire layer, then a white plastic layer with a wire core. If you look at some of the build pictures you can see how the braided ground layer is twisted and soldered to the ground tabs of the jack. Note only one end of the ground wire is attached, the other is trimmed back and can be covered with shrink tube to prevent ground loops.


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 Post subject: Re: Input Jack Wiring
PostPosted: Thu Jul 22, 2021 4:11 pm 
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yes, that's the wire I'm talking about. I have never worked with that before and was unsure how to go about it. Thanks so much for the info. I was stuck in the mud!


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 Post subject: Re: Input Jack Wiring
PostPosted: Thu Jul 22, 2021 7:10 pm 
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Glad I could help, there should be a section with detailed drawings of how to handle in the work instructions and in the resources section of the forum.


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 Post subject: Re: Input Jack Wiring
PostPosted: Fri Aug 06, 2021 11:18 am 
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I don't think there is a dumb question, actually thanks to your question,some other newbies will get a thing or two from the discussion.

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 Post subject: Re: Input Jack Wiring
PostPosted: Thu Dec 22, 2022 3:09 am 
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Please provide a part in the job instructions and the forum's resources area with precise drawings of how to manage.
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 Post subject: Re: Input Jack Wiring
PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2024 6:15 am 
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You can carefully strip a small portion of the insulation from the end of the wire, exposing the metal conductor inside. Then, you can twist or bend the exposed metal conductor into two separate strands, each of which can be connected to its respective terminal on the jack. fnf


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 Post subject: Re: Input Jack Wiring
PostPosted: Mon Apr 01, 2024 2:06 pm 
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No need to apologize for asking questions, especially when you're tackling a new project like building the TC15.

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