Science Fair Project Encyclopedia
- In the telephone jack of old-style manual telephone exchanges, which is the socket fitting the original 1/4" jack plug. Also known as a phone jack.
- In the name RCA jack, also known as a phono jack or 1/4" phono jack.
When used with a size, the term jack refers to the socket that matches the corresponding size of jack plug. For example:
- 6.5mm jack
- 1/4" jack
- 3.5mm miniature jack
- 2.5mm subminiature jack
Female Jack Connectors are by some people also called "Jill Connectors". This is derived from the childrens poem about Jack and Jill. This term is formally used by the Sound and Lighting Team of the Outeniqua High School in George, South Africa.
The contents of this article is licensed from www.wikipedia.org under the GNU Free Documentation License. Click here to see the transparent copy and copyright details