Barrel Jack Pin Identification and Wiring

One of the more common questions we receive are about how to solder the barrel jack. This can feel like a daunting task to players who’ve never soldered before or have limited electronics experience. Thankfully, it is not hard to do!

This video walks through a couple concepts to make your barrel jack soldering simple:

  • Identifying the TIP, RING, and SLEEVE connections
  • Tinning wires before use
  • Working from shortest connection to longest to make the job easier
  • Heat transfer for quick solder joints