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Switchcraft Shorting Jack
DescriptionSwitchcraft Shorting Jack
Switchcraft Type 12A Littel-Jax shorting type phone jack. The switched terminal is normally closed and is usually connected to ground to eliminate hum when unplugged. Includes nut and washer
0.275" bushing length.
Mates with standard ¼" plugs and is available with 0.25" inside diameter bushing.
Includes nut and washer
Tip is shunt
Switchcraft Type L12A Littel-Jax shorting type phone jack.
Comments from forums and Reddit
Discussed in Dual Output Pickup Splitting in the TalkBass community
I will agree that mixing an active and passive signal together can cause issues. Having said that, what Rickenbacker does is use a switching jack so that the signal passes through the switching to the TRS jack when nothing is plugged into the switching jack. Once you plug a cord into the switching jack the connection opens ... ... more