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Panel Mount Parts

 

Building your HiViz.com trigger circuit into a project box? Here we have parts that you'll find useful.

 

For project boxes, see this page. For cable connectors, see this page. For cable adapters, see this page. For battery connectors and holders, see this page.

 

Potentiometers and knobs

Switches

Panel jacks

Indicator LEDs and mounts

 

Potentiometers and knobs

linear taper potentiometerThese linear taper potentiometers provide easy adjustment of trigger sensitivity and delay. They have quarter-inch shafts. Select a value of resistance.

Resistance

 

pointer knobThis pointer knob will fit any of the above potentiometers. A set screw on the side tightens the knob to the shaft of the potentiometer.

 

3/4" hex knob, PK - $1.40

Switches

Single-pole, double-throw switch. This SPDT toggle switch can be used to select a sound trigger or a photogate as the input to a single delay unit or to select a short or long reset delay (timeout) for the delay unit. The switch can also be used as a simple on-off switch.

 

SPDT toggle switch (on-on), SW2 - $1.95

SPDT switch

Push-button switch. This is a momentary normally-open (NO) pushbutton. Push the button to close the circuit.

 

Pushbutton (NO), PBO - $1.24

Pushbutton switch

Panel Jacks

For corresponding male connectors for these jacks, go here.

3.5mm mono panel jack. This jack accepts a 3.5mm (1/8") mono miniplug. This could be used as an input port for a microphone or an output port for a flash unit or camera. Terminal 1 connects to the sleeve and terminal 3 to the tip of the corresponding plug. If no plug is connected, terminals 2 and 3 are shorted.

 

3.5mm panel jack (mono), 35MJ - $1.00
3.5mm mono panel jack

3.5mm stereo panel jack. This jack accepts a 3.5mm (1/8") stereo miniplug. This could be used as an input port for a photogate cable. Terminal 1 connects to the sleeve, terminal 2 to the ring, and terminal 3 to the tip of the corresponding plug.

 

3.5mm (1/8") panel jack (stereo), 35SJ - $1.00

3.5mm stereo panel jack

RCA panel jack. This jack accepts an RCA-style (phono) plug. This could be used as an input port for a microphone or an output port for a flash unit or camera.

 

RCA panel jack, RCAJ - $1.24

RCA panel jack

1/4-in stereo panel jack. This jack accepts a quarter-inch stereo plug. Terminal 1 connects to the ring, terminal 2 to the sleeve, and terminal 3 to the tip of the corresponding plug.

 

0.25-in stereo panel jack, 0.25SJ - $1.99

0.25-in stereo panel jack

BNC jack. BNC jacks are used in our Multi-Trigger 3 and AstroSplash units.

 

BNC jack - $1.99

Inline RCA panel jacks

Power jack. This jack will accept the plug from our 9-V AC/DC adapter. With the adapter plug inserted, terminal 3 connects to positive and terminal 2 to negative. With the adapter plug removed, pins 1 and 2 are shorted. This allows the jack to be used with either a 9-V battery or the AC/DC adapter. With a battery, the battery wires would be connected to terminals 1 and 2, terminal 1 being positive.

 

Power jack, PJ - $2.15

Indicator LEDs and Mounts

Red light-emitting diode
This LED can be used as an indicator light for our trigger and PCB kits.

 

Red light-emitting diode, RLED - $0.22
Red LED

LED mount

This ring and collar combination can be used to mount an LED like the one above on a project box.

 

LED mount, LED-M - $0.22

LED panel mount

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