you always connect ground... you are talking about connecting the shield to ground. if you are using something other then the shield for ground, ie* a wire, then you would connect the shield to ground on the source side.
if shield = ground, then guess what you need a ground, so connect the shield on both sides.
Originally Posted by ElChupahueso
Ok, so i've just re-read the tutorial on making the mini-mini IC and i just want to make sure of something before i go and attempt to make this.
In the tutorial it says that the ground should be soldered on both plugs. Ok, but what about making a replacement cable for phones? Specifically, I want to make a couple of replacement cables for my HP890's. [For those who are unfamiliar with them, they have a 2.5mm jack in the left ear for the cable to connect to] After having read through a couple of other threads where it's been mentioned that the ground shouldn't be connected on the source; IIFC; end of things, does this apply here? Or should I go ahead and connect the ground on both ends like an IC?
Thanx in advance,