Cliff Electronics now offers professional audio and broadcast equipment manufacturers industry-standard ¼” (6.35mm) S1VS series of compact vertical PCB mounting jack sockets with a range of switching contacts. The sockets feature a threaded metal “nose” for rugged through-panel mounting, secure connection of locking plugs and grounding to system chassis, have a durable nylon body for superior performance and are supplied with mounting hardware unassembled. Four 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 tip only, FM7603 with no switching and 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 minimum life expectancy of 10,000+ operations, operating temperature from -10\u2070C to +70\u2070C, maximum contact current 5A and minimum withstand voltage of 1000VDC minimum. The compact vertical mounting design has a 24mm stand-off to provide high packing density and the body is designed for auto-insertion. All versions of Cliff’s ¼” jack sockets are in full production and available direct from Cliff and via major distributors in the UK and Europe.