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Pure Tone Mono & Stereo 1/4″ Barrel Jack
DescriptionNEW long-threaded jack for mono and stereo applications!
35 mm (1.38") threaded shaft length / 40 mm (1.57") overall shaft length.
This new panel-mount jack boasts full contact for optimal signal and lowest possible noise. Greater surface area at all contact points creates a more stable connection, locking the cable securely in place and carrying more signal; as a result, high and low frequencies are greatly improved creating a much more balanced sound while eliminating frequency s
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Discussed in Problems with barrel connector jacks in the TalkBass community
also, remember that the existing hole is not 90 degrees with respect to the body edge but my luthier thinks he may be able to grind down the electrosocket and make it work. Another possibility might be to just try the puretone barrel jack and hope it's more reliable than the MEC or other american ones... Pure Tone Mono ... ... more
FWIW I have found the Switchcraft 152B barrel jack to be the most reliable. ... more
Discussed in Higher Quality Barrel Jack Than Switchcraft in the TalkBass community
Puretone makes one now but I have yet to try it. Basically it's a made in China jack with more spring contacts inside, which is probably a good thing though I don't subscribe to any of their marketing hype about "improved high and low frequencies". Pure Tone Mono & Stereo 1/4″ Barrel Jack Besides that, it's still Neutrik ... ... more