Wiring a Center Negative Power Jack?

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by DiodeMan, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. DiodeMan

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    Feb 3, 2013
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    I'm just wondering how I would go about wiring a DC power jack to cut out the battery when it is plugged in, and how to make sure that it is a center negative jack. It has the switch portion included on it.
     
  2. tracecom

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    Here's a schematic showing how to wire the jack, but you will have to reverse the polarities from what's shown. (The battery would connect to TB2.)
     
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