ah our fav topic again the blasted DC jack
recently also found CUI jacks in DigiKey with flat legs but kinked
drop right in and sit square!
nirvana at last
Dennis Saputelli


Ian Wilson wrote:
> 
> At 01:23 PM 27/02/02 -0500, you wrote:
> >How do I specify a pad with a rectangular or square cutout? I'm using a
> >switch and a stereo phone jack that require rectangular and square mounting
> >holes respectively.
> >
> >Sean James
> 
> Sean,
> 
> You can always consider using a PCB connector with round pins.  I know, not
> always an option but I hate the DC connectors with wide flat pins due to
> the extra expense required to get them accurately aligned so they mate
> correctly with the plastics.
> 
> Fortunately there are some manufacturers beginning to realise that many
> boards with these stereo and DC connectors are not punched so round pin PCB
> mount types are becoming more readily available (Kycon is one maker.)
> 
> Others have answered your real question.
> 
> Ian
> 

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