Mechanical part providing electrical contacts for a cable or electronic circuit board.

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Choosing connectors for PCB

I am learning Fritzing, and looking to create my first pcb. The components are fairly simple: 10x DS18B20, 1x resistor, 1x Konekt Dash. I plan to have headers to connect the Dash so it can be easily ...
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Using connectors rated for 250-400V with 5V

I have gotten a hold on a really great deal on Connectors for a electrical project of mine. These connectors come in various sizes, but common for them all is that they are rated between 250 volts to ...
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Identify Connector on Clearpath Husky

can you please help me identify this connector? It is used on the Clearpath Husky to connect the battery to the robot. The top image shows the male (from the charger) and the bottom one the connector ...
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Reconnecting a tip to the power supply of a Asus eeeBox PC model B202 (12v 3amps) [closed]

The power supply socket on the Asus eeeBox PC model B202 clamps down the tip of the power supply. The power supply tip is 4.8mm by 1.7mm. The reason the power supply tip is clamped down is because ...
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USB Connector Current Rating for Charging

I have heard it mentioned that the current rating for a USB charger is dependent on the current rating of the USB port itself; ie a Type A connector has to be rated for 2A on a charger that says it ...
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Are there any advantages to either DC barrel connector polarity?

I was putting together a fairly basic LBB at the weekend to control a handful of DC devices which got me thinking. Why are both pin-positive and pin-negative DC barrel connectors used? Are there any ...
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pcb power connector lipo [closed]

I have liPo battery with TAMIYA/TRAXXAS/DEANS/EC3 male adapters. Look at the picture: But there is no luck to find some compatible pcb surface mount female connector to power up my board from liPo ...
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What's the name of this connector?

I cannot find the name of those power/charger connectors they have on the electric scooters and "hoverboards". It seems to be some 3-pin XLR-like plug. Can anyone help?
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How to rewire a LVDS Cable?

I have a samsung LTN154X3-L03 LCD screen from an old laptop. And I was trying to use it as a second display. I bought the t.vst59.031 lcd controler board. The problem is that this board doesn't come ...
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female connector

Does anyone have an idea of what type of connector this is? Looks like some type of molex, with 1.5mm pin spacing but I am having trouble with finding something that fits it.
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How is it physically possible that there is no voltage drop across two pins of this DC jack?

I have a DC jack with three terminals. Terminal 1 is tip (+), terminal 3 is sleeve (-), and terminal 2 is a switch, my understanding of which is such that if there is no adapter plugged into the jack, ...
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How to remove this board to board connector? (Home Theater Amp)

I am trying to revive a months-dead home theater amp/audio unit (Panasonic SA-XR50) that a family member cooked after a move and was not sure what "OVERLOAD" on the front panel meant before it went ...
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DIN 41612 current rating - peak or RMS?

DIN 41612 connectors are rated at 2A per pin. Is this the absolute maximum current or RMS? I want to use a DIN connector for power level audio. Music signal peaks commonly reach 24 dB (16x) above ...
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Need to identify molex-style connector

4 Pins, 1 row. ~1.97mm pitch (hard to measure with my calipers), 6.57mmX10.78mmX10.71mm Says "1c 5102 MK 1 15" on it.
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Characteristic impedance of a D-subminiature connector

I would like to know what the characteristic impedance of two adjacent pins of a D-subminiature connector is, or how I can go about calculating it. For example, see below 50-pin D-sub, if I were to ...
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Identifying a connector for an AR headset

I'm trying to identify the connector between the Epson Moverio BT-200 smart glasses (similar to the Google Glass) and the battery pack/touchpad. Some measurements: 20 pins top 20 pins below Pitch ...
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How to pass a wire up a motor shaft?

I'm thinking of buying a DC Motor to play with. I'm wondering is there any way to pass a wire up to electronics spinning on the shaft? I'd love to pass 4 wires (vcc, dcc, clk an data) lines from ...
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Flakey coax connectors?

I seem to be getting a problem with some coax cables I am using. I suspect that the rotatable ring that connects to shield is not making good contact. I am using it to carry a 120kHz sine wave signal, ...
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Can I use a USB connector/plug for RGB Led Strip

So I have an RGB Led Strip that requires power (3 Colours and the ground). In total it draws about 1A @ 12V = 12W. Could a USB socket be used to handle this? Otherwise I'm simply seeking a neat and ...
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How to connect sensors to PCB in bulk?

While it is easy to bulk produce PCB's with sensors attached directly on the PCB how do you bulk produce PCB's that area attached with a length of wire (up to 1.5m) to sensors? One solution would be ...
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Down sides/Cons to Dual-Sided USB connectors?

Do dual-sided USB connectors have inferior qualities compared with single-sided e.g. less mechanically reliable or reduced speed? From reading Why do USB connectors only fit one way? it seems that ...
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Looking for a male USB B connector [closed]

I'm trying to get a connector that will connect another product as a sort of 'daughter board'. This thing has the old USB B connector on it and what I'd like to do is back it up to this connector and ...
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Is it possible to find through-hole, edge connector fingers?

I would like to do a bit of prototyping and have been wanting to leverage edge connectors as it would make my layout a whole lot easier. When using these, are you forced to get some kind of ...
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What is the output specification of an audio jack? [duplicate]

I am currently building an audio amplifier. The goal is to connect the amplifier to a audio jack and the other end to a (4 ohm) speaker. I want to know the specifications of the output power ...
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Is wire-wrap for components, or just special boards and pins?

Are common components suitable for wire-wrap connections? Or is wire wrap designed for a special type of pin? I just checked some resistors and diodes and found them ranging from .5-.7mm, and the ...
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Is it okay to use a screw and a nut to connect minus wires from parallel circuits?

I want to connect several 12 Volt sockets in parallel. On the positive side the wires are connected to a fuse box which is connected to the positive pole of a 12 Volt lead battery. How do I connect ...
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What is the name of this connector type?

What is the name of this connector type? I have tried searching pretty much everywhere, but I can't find it. Please help.
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Please help me identify connector

Please help me to identify this connectors. They seems look like banana connector, but they are smaller (2 mm inside).
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3.5mm - mono connector to TRS jack type compatibility?

Is it possible to use the following together: 3.5mm mono connector with 2 conductors 3.5mm TRS jack with 3 conductors In the order of going from source to an output device like speakers or to ...
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14 - Bananas and Tips: are they classified as terminals, connectors, both or neither? [closed]

Bananas and Tips: Are they classified as terminals, connectors, both or neither?
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11 - Disconnects: are they classified as terminals, connectors, both or neither? [closed]

Disconnects: Are they classified as terminals, connectors, both or neither? Picture shows: bullet, knife, quick-connect
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Game Boy Camera – How to identify this connector?

I want to get another male socket for the JST-looking connector that the 1998 Game Boy Camera uses. I haven't been able to identify it though – the pitch looks to be exactly 1.5mm center-to-center. ...
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Manufacturer reference or part number for “3+1 fan connector crimp male wire-to-wire”

I'm experiencing some unusual difficulty looking for a manufacturer part number for the connector shown here: ...
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What is the best way to identify unknown connectors?

I'm having trouble finding a replacement connector, it's the same as the one in this picture, the picture only calls it a "mini 2 way 2.54mm pitch female connector" - lots of these exist, so can ...
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How does one obtain connectors for game controllers to put on a PCB if e.g our design takes input from a PS1 Dual-Shock controller?

It is quite possible that one decides to design a device that can take input from a (wired) game controller like the NES, SNES, PS1, PS2 controllers which are going to have their own protocol. For a ...
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Does anyone know the name of this connector?

I have a device that is power by this cable. Now the cable became faulty and I want to replace it. Does anyone know its name? It looks like a 2-pin LED connector, but it is sightly different.
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What is the name of this connector (Apple Time Capsule)?

I salvaged a power supply from an Apple Time Capsule (Delta Electronics ADP-30HF A). This connector was connected to the main board of the time capsule tot supply it with 5.1V. What is it called?
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Identifying Danfoss compressor controller connector

I have a Danfoss refrigeration compressor that is connected to its electronic controller via a three-pin connector. (I.e. the connections for the three motor windings.) I am looking for the name of ...
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Why are there no SMD AC Power Connectors?

Is this just a matter of having the wrong search terms, or is there a reason why there are no SMD AC connectors. They all seem to be thru-hole, like this: I can imagine several benefits to an all ...
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Please help me identify this connector

This is an 11-way connector pair from inside a standalone induction hob. It comprises a cable-mounted female part and a PCB mounted male part. (Corrected due to sloppy original measuring - ...
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polarity of dc power require by electronic device

How can the polarity required of device marked 7.5V 1.2A dc be determined, i.e. how to know if the center of the plug on the device's box is positive or negative I do not have the original charger. ...
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PCB connector to bring out pins on an IC

I have a PCB which has a footprint for an IC. This IC is a TQFP package and has about 144 pins. However, not all the pins are brought out on the PCB. I am ready to desolder the IC from the PCB and put ...
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What is “mains outlet tester” (for proper wiring) in the context of US power connector standard?

I'm curious about this comment. It says what ... in the US or UK you should be able to go to a hardware store and buy an outlet tester for very little money. This is a little plastic housing ...
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What type of connector use smart phones adapter? [closed]

What is this type of connectors? ...
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Is a screw or push-in terminal better for vibrating environment?

I need to decide what connector to use on my PCB to connect low power wires. Among the available options on Farnell/Mouser etc. The price and size are almost similar. I wonder if using a screw ...
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Separating Two High Speed Digital ICs

Previously, I've designed a PCB incorporating this ADC chip. It has a digital bus of 10 signals some of which are 40MHz. Right now we have a four layer PCB and the ADC is connected directly to a ...
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Dimensional Tolerance for US Standard NEMA 1-15 Plugs

I am trying to find the dimensional tolerance on US electrical plugs. I have tried looking online, but I have only been able to find that they are called NEMA 1-15, and have found the picture below ...
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Are these pin connectors a standard part? If so, what are they called?

This is a "wet" temperature sensor for a Boilermate 2000 thermal store. The pin connectors are inserted into a plastic plug that connects to the control board (see 2nd image). The pins do not stick ...
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Alternative Gigabit Ethernet Connector - considerations for impedance, signal integrity, and EMC considerations?

I have a design that does not have enough vertical clearance for a standard RJ45 socket. I'm hoping to use a connector like this one from Molex. I will use Cat5e cable when building my cable with the ...
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What are these socket connectors called?

sorry for the somewhat weird question, but I've been looking all over for these connectors and I can't find them because I don't know what they are called! What I am looking for is connectors which ...