Jones plugs, or similar sorts of plugs
cisin at xenosoft.com
Fri May 22 18:47:15 CDT 2009
> > On the subject of Jones plugs, What about the smaller types? Some
> > video equipment uses an 8 pin plug, but it's not very big, only about an
> > inch wide and a half inch tall, two pins tall by four pins wide. This
> > is used for RGB video on some stuff I have here, and it would be real
> > handy to have the correct plug to fit it. Is this a jones plug?
On Fri, 22 May 2009, Tony Duell wrote:
> I know the connector you're refering to, I've seen it used both for
> RGB+Sync video and for composide video + line level audio input/output
> (in both cases there are 4 signals and 4 grounds on the connector).
> It's not a Jones plug. Jones plugs have flat pins, this one had round
> pins. I've seen it refered to as a 'JIS connector', but I can't believe
> that's the right name. I can see if any of the video recorder service
> manuals I have give a more accurate name.
I had some Sony B&W reel to reel video gear that had those. They had
"Honda" written on them, and I have heard them referred to as "Honda
plugs", but I am almost certain that that was never the correct name for
Grumpy Ol' Fred cisin at xenosoft.com
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