Introduction: DIY AUX INTEGRATED FEMAL JACK SPLITTER
The reason behind this project was to split the, one integrated female aux jack I have in my laptop. the problem with having integrated jack is you need to use all in one option for speakers and mike OR you need to buy an adapter which splits the adapter into MIKE IN & AUDIO OUT.
I did not want to buy an adapter which is costing too much compared to the material being used for its manufacturing, hence I went for DIY as I had the raw materials and the basic skills to complete the project, my self.
DIY for the adapter (AKA JACK SPLITTER) works great, and the AUDIO IN & OUT quality is quit good, with stereo!!.
Step 1: SUPPLIES
the things you need for this project.
2)soldering wax and solder.
3)paper universal PCB board.
4)1X, 3 ring MALE AUX 3.5 JACK
5)2X, 2 ring FEMALE AUX 3.5 JACK( if you are planning to scavage, as I did from dead sound card, you will also need desoldering wire OR desoldering pen.)
6)cable with 4 insulated wires inside(you can get the cable from old p.c. mouse/USB data cable/etc.)
7)last- some cutting tools(you can also use your teeth, but I strongly oppose using your teeth)
Step 2: HOW TO MAKE IT----
he 1st pic is the diagram which should explain you the wiring procedure. & I suggest you watch the video to get a better insight on how to proceed if you are a beginner in this electronic stuff, as this project is very basic passive stuff, with soldering as the main set of skill required.
this project can take you 30 minutes max.
(F. jack = female jack)
Step 3: End Notes-
1) as told above the quality will be good enough for you to enjoy AVICII music. but if you did not get that remember some things-
a)quality of soldering- if you are not using wax for soldering, the solder can get oxidised in the soldering process. this can be identified by the rough & non-shining finish of the solder on the PCB.
b)mixed up connections- if you are a beginner you can get confused about the PCB wiring
so do check after every check, in that way you will not be left with a complete mess on the end.
c)quality of materials used-
-cable quality- if you are scavaging parts especially cables you will be getting old once which may have undergone oxidisation or internal breakage, so before using a cable check the continuity using the multimeter, this will save a lot of time and you can get a good quality product.
-electric components- in this project you are not handling any complicated parts but, the female jack will also ruin your experience, as in desoldering the plastic can melt and which will affect the internal metallic connectors so just have a look over the parts you are using about there physical structure.
2) In the end, I am sorry for not giving any steps for PCB wiring, as the resources available will change from place to place so please take the time make your PCB wiring map, and then sit down and start soldering as per your convenience and skill level. if you know nothing about PCB wiring there is a lot of internet information you can look up to.
THANKS FOR TAKING YOU TIME TO READ TILL THE END, I HOPE THIS INSTRUCTABLE WAS USEFUL
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