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Switchcraft 280 1/4" Straight Phone Plug  

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Heavy-duty machined copper alloy handle, tip, and body for unsurpassed ruggedness. Bright nickel plating on exterior surfaces will not chip or corrod...Read More

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The proven industry standard phone plug for audio applications.

Heavy-duty machined copper alloy handle, tip, and body for unsurpassed ruggedness. Bright nickel plating on exterior surfaces will not chip or corrode. Solder terminals are tin electroplated for ease of soldering. One-piece tip rod staked into tip terminal to ensure electrical continuity. Heavy-duty cable clamp provides secure strain relief.

FEATURES
  • Machined copper alloy handle, tip, and body
  • Bright nickel plating on exterior surfaces
  • Tin electroplated soldering terminals
  • One-piece tip rod staked into tip terminal
  • Heavy-duty cable clamp

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Switchcraft280 1/4" Straight Phone Plug
 
4.6

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good quality (8)
  • Easy to use (6)
  • Functional (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts (5)
    • Practicing (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (8), Professional musician (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Stupid packaging

    I have no problems with the jacks themselves, however the packaging seems a bit overkill. I order these in bulk (20 at a time) and while the price is admittedly the best I...Read complete review

    I have no problems with the jacks themselves, however the packaging seems a bit overkill. I order these in bulk (20 at a time) and while the price is admittedly the best I could find, I think these could sell cheaper if they weren't individually shrink-wrapped to a piece of cardboard. This wouldn't be so bad except that the shrink-wrap really sticks to the ends. If you don't get the plastic off, it won't connect. So I'm sitting here right now individually peeling 20 plugs from their shrink-wrap cocoons.

    Would just like to suggest that maybe you could provide a bulk option where these were not individually wrapped. Product is great, nice and sturdy.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Horrible Packaging

    These are my favorite plugs for making custom guitar cables, but there is hot glue all over them from the packaging and its really messy & tough to get clean. Not cool! I'm...Read complete review

    These are my favorite plugs for making custom guitar cables, but there is hot glue all over them from the packaging and its really messy & tough to get clean. Not cool! I'm going to try rubbing alcohol, but I shouldn't have to. They should be packed better.

    Reviewed by 16 customers

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    5.0

    Always reliable!

    By Cameramon

    from Myrtle Beach SC

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality
    • Improves Sound
    • Tough

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Everyday Use
      • Practicing

      Comments about Switchcraft 280 1/4" Straight Phone Plug:

      Switchcraft jacks are easy to install and they don't break down very often.They'll last forever if you treat them with respect. I have cables with Switchcraft jacks that are over thirty years old and are still getting the job done.

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      5.0

      Pro phone plug

      By Rock Cop

      from Springfield TN.

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Good Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts

        Comments about Switchcraft 280 1/4" Straight Phone Plug:

        It is so nice to be able to buy a good 1/4 Switchcraft phone plug at a real good price!

        Comment on this review

         
        4.0

        Switchcraft 1/4" Plugs

        By Norm

        from Brooklyn, NY

        About Me Experienced

        Ask me a question

        Pros

        • Good Quality

        Cons

        • Difficult Packaging

        Best Uses

        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about Switchcraft 280 1/4" Straight Phone Plug:

        I used these plugs to replace the ends on a 20 Ft cable i own. It breathed new life into a cable that was previously intermittent. Good buy, yet i wish they were sold in bulk without the bulletproof packaging.

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        5.0

        price is right

        By bleeper4

        from Blacksburg, VA

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Quality

        Cons

        • Difficult To Use

        Best Uses

          Comments about Switchcraft 280 1/4" Straight Phone Plug:

          The price is right for this great plug. Works as advertised. Like others said, the hot glue used to attach the plug to its packaging is a pain to get off; I had to use pliers to pull it off.

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          4.0

          smaller wire gage only, not for 12 gage

          By Bill

          from Cortez, CO

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Switchcraft 280 1/4" Straight Phone Plug:

                Purchased with the 12 gage wire sold on this sight and found it impossible to use for this wire size.

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                5.0

                Good

                By Garguitar

                from Champaign, IL

                About Me Novice

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Strong

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Switchcraft 280 1/4" Straight Phone Plug:

                    Used these to assemble my own speaker cables and they work great.

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    5.0

                    Met requirements

                    By daltondmd

                    from Crofton, Md

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Switchcraft 280 1/4" Straight Phone Plug:

                          Product and service was excellent.

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                          5.0

                          Would tell others about the product

                          By Ralph

                          from NC

                          About Me Experienced

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Practicing

                            Comments about Switchcraft 280 1/4" Straight Phone Plug:

                            Being an Electrician it was a 5 minute job to replace two cable ends. But I think that anyone that can use a soldering iron wouldn't have any trouble. There also appears to be a screw hole for the main conductor. Just get the right screw at you local hardware store. Screw didn't come with product.

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                            5.0

                            Stupid packaging

                            By Gwydion

                            from Sonoma, CA

                            About Me Experienced

                            Ask me a question

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Functional
                            • Good Quality

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Concerts
                              • Pluggin Things In Duh
                              • Practicing

                              Comments about Switchcraft 280 1/4" Straight Phone Plug:

                              I have no problems with the jacks themselves, however the packaging seems a bit overkill. I order these in bulk (20 at a time) and while the price is admittedly the best I could find, I think these could sell cheaper if they weren't individually shrink-wrapped to a piece of cardboard. This wouldn't be so bad except that the shrink-wrap really sticks to the ends. If you don't get the plastic off, it won't connect. So I'm sitting here right now individually peeling 20 plugs from their shrink-wrap cocoons.

                              Would just like to suggest that maybe you could provide a bulk option where these were not individually wrapped. Product is great, nice and sturdy.

                              Comment on this review

                               
                              1.0

                              Horrible Packaging

                              By raymart86

                              from Kansas City

                              About Me Professional Musician

                              Pros

                              • Good Quality

                              Cons

                              • Hot Glue Packaging Mess

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Switchcraft 280 1/4" Straight Phone Plug:

                                These are my favorite plugs for making custom guitar cables, but there is hot glue all over them from the packaging and its really messy & tough to get clean. Not cool! I'm going to try rubbing alcohol, but I shouldn't have to. They should be packed better.

                                Comment on this review

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