Soldering cables to components with no solder tag

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Soldering cables to components with no solder tag
March 23, 2020 - 11:12pm

Sorry if this is a dumb question (pretty new to electronics) but I'm buying the following audio jack: https://imgur.com/a/nCPmFD7

On the product page, it says "PCB mount" and you can see that there aren't solder tags on the pins, but I can still solder cables to it even though it doesn't have a solder tag, right? Any help would be greatly appreciated :).

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your component has pins and is pcb friendly
March 24, 2020 - 4:32pm

hi hans, just saw your picture, the components has pins under it so you can directly mount it on a PCB if you have used the correct footprint. And yes it is also possible tto solder wires and then use it on breadboard or perf board

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I'm new to electronics also
March 24, 2020 - 4:36pm

I'm new to electronics also but regardless i'll wager an answer; you probably could but it wouldn't be the most durable solution. You would be better off using something like this:

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