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Press Release 13 January 2020

Reliable, Professional Jack Sockets Offer Switching Options

Compact vertical design with durable nylon body.

From CLIFF Electronics.



CLIFF Electronics, leaders in the design, development and manufacture of connectors and test equipment, offers manufacturers of professional audio and broadcast equipment their industry-standard ¼″ S1VS series of compact vertical PCB-mounting jack sockets with a range of switching contacts.


CLIFF compact vertical ¼&Prime jack sockets


The high quality ¼″ (6.35 mm) jack sockets feature a threaded metal nose for rugged, through-panel mounting, secure connection of locking plugs and grounding to system chassis. They have a durable, nylon body for superior performance and are supplied with mounting hardware, unassembled.


Several versions of these tip-ring-sleeve (TRS) jack sockets are available, offering different switching options. Stereo models FM6700 with normally closed contacts for tip and ring, FM6701 with closed contact at the tip only, FM7603 with no switching and the mono version FM6704 with a normally closed contact at the tip. Solder connection or PCB-mounting is facilitated by a multi-purpose tag which simplifies product design and manufacturing inventory.


Key specifications of the Cliff S1VS series of jack sockets include a minimum life expectancy of 10,000 operations, operating temperature from −10 to +70 °C, a maximum contact current of 5A and a minimum withstand voltage of 10,00 V DC. The compact, vertical mounting design has a 24 mm stand-off to provide high packing density and the body is designed for auto-insertion.


John Hall, Managing Director of CLIFF Electronics, comments, Cliff have been supplying jack sockets to major global manufacturers of audio systems, amplifiers and effects pedals for over 40 years and continuously develop and improve our products to ensure we lead the way in reliable and cost effective audio connectors.”.


Cliff have been supplying jack sockets to major global manufacturers for over 40 years.


S1VS/SBB Vertical Mount Jack Socket FM6700


All versions of Cliff ¼″ jack sockets are in full production and available direct or via major worldwide distributors.



We continuously develop and improve our products.



Cliff exhibiting


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About CLIFF Electronics.

CLIFF Electronic Components Limited was founded in 1977 to supply the music industry with connectors. Cliff has subsequently greatly expanded its’ products and services to become a high quality supplier to most professional and industrial markets. As both a manufacturer and a distributor, the expansion of its’ product range has established Cliff as a prime source for components. As a UK manufacturer, CLIFF is able to respond quickly to customer’s needs for both standard products and custom designs.


CLIFF manufactures audio, optical and power connectors and accessories, general industrial connectors, foot pedals, lighting connectors, terminal posts, connection blocks, motors and assembly aids. It can also provide a wide range of leads including audio, instrument and power.


CLIFF has extensive expertise in moulding molding and metalwork. It can provide a design, engineering and manufacturing service for the production of customised customized components and assemblies. Plastics expertise includes injection-moulding, injection-molding, blow-moulding, blow-molding, extrusion, sonic-welding and printing. Metalwork includes stamping, machining, aluminium aluminum extrusion, finishing and printing.


CLIFF has the facility to enable assembly, inspection and testing. CLIFF’s UK and Far Eastern production plants are certified to ISO 9001 and employ design, engineering, technical, marketing and sales personnel. Quality has always been of prime importance and the majority of CLIFF products are covered by approvals from organisations organizations such as UL and VDE.


For more information, please contact us.


CLIFF Electronics logo with PCB background

Cliff Electronic Components Ltd.
76 Holmethorpe Avenue,
Holmethorpe Industrial Estate,

Cliff Electronic Components Ltd.
10580 N McCarran Blvd,
Suite 115-587,
NV 89503


Telephone: +44 (0)1737 771375 +1 707 746 8090

Fax: +44 (0)1737 766012 +1 707 746 8092




PR084  13 January 2020 |