how do i wire a piezo element to a output jack, my output jack has 3 or 4 ends to it and i dont no which one to sodder

this is for my cigar box guitar here is the picture of the output jack now which of these should have the wire soddered to it please any help and i dont no scematics or  any of that jazz

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XOIIO7 years ago

Can you provide more details, and a diagram of the circuit? (Please don't use MS Paint)
lemonie XOIIO7 years ago
MS Paint, used correctly, is perfectly good for diagrams.

XOIIO lemonie7 years ago
Well Then I have never seen it used correctly. Every MS paint diagram I have seen is horrible.
lemonie XOIIO7 years ago
Simple, but tidy (kicking around from a previous question)

NachoMahma7 years ago
.  Your jack more than likely has three wires for the music (L, R, and common). There may also be a switch(es) to turn off any built-in speakers when the headphones are plugged in. You should be able to find a wiring diagram by Googling:
   stereo +"audio jack" +schematic
.  It may help to substitute TRS for audio jack (TRS=Tip/Ring/Sleeve).
. is an excellent source for info on connectors - 3.5 mm or 6.25 mm Stereo Telephone plug pinout

Re-design7 years ago
How you wire the plug or even if you have the right plug depends on what you're plugging into.  So give us details on that so we know how to council you on which one to SOLDER.