Step 6: Stuffing everything in to the enclosure

Alright, almost there!

So, there's not much to getting all the jacks and switch in to the box, except for take your time!

Again, the center conductors are really small, so they are naturally prone to breaking.

I found it was easiest to place the jacks in to the enclosure and screw them in, then very carefully and slowly bend the coaxes around and place the switch in it's mounting hole.

Really, nothing to it.

This is almost exactly the <a href="http://www.instructables.com/id/AV-Selector-Box/" rel="nofollow">same sort of problem I had</a>, your build looks nicer though, but I guess is should since you actually bought things.<br /> Good job!<br /> <br /> L<br /> <a href="http://www.instructables.com/id/AV-Selector-Box/" rel="nofollow"><img alt="" height="96" src="http://www.instructables.com/image/F9XEUFLG2HDXSBW/AV-Selector-Box.jpg" width="128" /></a><br />
Thank you for the comment! I remember when you posted this, and thought to myself, &quot;crap, I'm going to need one of these one day.&quot; And then I re-did my entertainment setup to include a second TV tuner, and here we are.<br /> <br /> I used the coax instead of the wire that you did since I'm switching HD signals. On my first test build, I&nbsp;didn't solder all 9 of the shields together, and sure enough, the Blue channel didn't survive the trip from the XBox 360 to the projector.<br /> <br /> In retrospect, I think the next time I do this, I'll use shorter lengths of coax, should be easier to fit in the enclosure.&nbsp; Maybe also try to find a mini-coax with a stranded center conductor, though I don't think I'll find one I like that's any smaller then RG-8/M (Series 8/M), and that would be too tough to cram in such a small space.<br /> <br /> Thanks for checking it out, and I'm glad you like it!<br />

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