Step 3: Solder Everythign Up.

Solder a separate lead to every hot post and one to every ground on the jacks. take all the grounds from each set of input jacks and solder the ends together into two separate bundles (see picture)

take all the leads and solder them to their respective spots on the switch (see diagram)

Basically I made a quick diagram and added some notes. if theirs any confusion just write a comment.

IMPORTANT!!!! you must use flux when you solder. it helps the solder bind to the metal. your solders will break if you don't
<p>Have you updated this switch to allow for more modern AV connections and/or a powered control function?</p>
the inside of a composite cable has two sets of "wires" (actually a lot of wires to carry one signal) which part of the wire is the ground?
He is using the orange for the ground. My question is, are you using a high isolation switch to keep the bleed over down if multiple sources are powered at one time?
is it possible to get a better picture of the output jacks? and a link to the product?
You spent 5 bucks on this one but I found one of these units at Big Lots for 4 dollars. It has one input and three outputs. Just a tip for the less creative out there...
very nice rated
freakn' sweet... nicely done sir!!!
I agree with Bartboy! I am so gonna ramp this one up, maybe five or six connections with a spinning selector knob. I had to go out and buy one of these once... I could have built it all along. NICE!
Surplus Gizmos is a great store. I've been going there for a little over a year now, and love walking through the aisles looking at the shiny things. I recommend anyone in the Portland/Hillsboro area check them out. They have tons of stuff that they don't put on the website! Great 'ible. Simple solution to a problem that a lot of people deal with.
Has anyone said" AWSOME!!!!!!!" This should be featured, and If i had feature powers ( >:( ) I would SO feature this!
Thanks for the lead on Surplus Gizmos. I live near Boise, Idaho; but we are planning for retirement in Vancouver, Washington. My brother lives in Forest Grove, Oregon not far from Hillsboro. I will have to get myself to the store sometime when I am in the Portland/Vancouver area. Is there any need to shield the "hot" wire from the other lead? Would it make any difference in performance? Just wondering.

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