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vestaviascott

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I have a "Shaker Series" DJ speaker that has 6 inputs on the back. One of the 1/4 inch stereo jacks has lost its nut (lol) and in the process two of the wires have come loose. I found one of the wire jumpers laying in the cabinet. I can solder the wires back in place but I'm unsure where they should go. Any help much appreciated.

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Tha fios agaibh

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The short black wire comming from top right jack is neg input and should go to 1/4" jack beneath it with the other black wire. I presume the wire with white trace on far right of picture goes to positive tip or tallest point of same 1/4" jack with just solder on it.
 

vestaviascott

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The short black wire comming from top right jack is neg input and should go to 1/4" jack beneath it with the other black wire. I presume the wire with white trace on far right of picture goes to positive tip or tallest point of same 1/4" jack with just solder on it.
The white wire to the right, where does the other end connect? I got the end that connects to the positive of the 1/4, does the other end go connect to the white wire of the speakON above the same 1/4 jack (just as it appears to do on the left 1/4 jack)?
 
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Martaine2005

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It looks or at least seems like a white jumper wire is missing. These are all parallel wired so the top right speakon white wire ‘should’ connect to the tip of the 1/4” jack (highest) point with solder on it along with the white wire to the right of the picture. Otherwise this jack wont be inter-connected like the others. The black connects with the black on the 1/4” jack.
It may be my eyesight or bad soldering but it looks like a wire has come off the bottom left banana plug positive. In the centre of the existing wires, there is a noticeable solder blob with a hole. Commonly indicative of a broken wire joint. I could be wrong though. Out of curiosity, where do the wires go on the left of picture and where do they go to the right of the picture?.

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Martaine2005

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It looks or at least seems like a white jumper wire is missing. These are all parallel wired so the top right speakon white wire ‘should’ connect to the tip of the 1/4” jack (highest) point with solder on it along with the white wire to the right of the picture. Otherwise this jack wont be inter-connected like the others. The black connects with the black on the 1/4” jack.
It may be my eyesight or bad soldering but it looks like a wire has come off the bottom left banana plug positive. In the centre of the existing wires, there is a noticeable solder blob with a hole. Commonly indicative of a broken wire joint. I could be wrong though. Out of curiosity, where do the wires go on the left of picture and where do they go to the right of the picture?.

Martin

I just answered my own question!.
The white wire on the right is the jumper wire. It connects to the 1/4” jack and the speakon white above it...

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The white wire to the right, where does the other end connect? I got the end that connects to the positive of the 1/4, does the other end go connect to the white wire of the speakON above the same 1/4 jack (just as it appears to do on the left 1/4 jack)?
Yes. Or probably easier to hook to the same highest point on left 1/4"jack (positive).

By the way, If you look at the 1/4" jack on left, both the tall prong and bottom left wire are both the same pos connection. In other words, either point could be used.
 
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