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

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Connector type on Atwood Truck Camper Jack Control Board

I wanted to hard wire controls to level my truck camper because the jack system only comes with a wireless remote from the factory. But the jack system also controls the porch lights. So I have to ...
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Where to find Vectran cable [on hold]

I would like to order a Vectran cable were 12 strand tubular braids with about 200 strands and were manufactured without an oil finish for low outgassing. I live in Denmark and I can not find the ...
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Obtain plugs for DC connections? [on hold]

Where can I get plugs for DC connectors? For example, if I want to make a modified power supply for DELL laptop I need to get a plug that fits their distinctive 8mm form factor. How can I get those ...
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Problem with molex connectors

I have a 120V to 12V adapter with a molex end that I want to use to power a PC fan controller. However, the pins on the female molex (the 12V adapter) doesn't have holes that fit with the pins from ...
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Using RJ10 connectors for other data than intended

I'm in the process of building a device for measuring various things, for instance humidity, temperature, soil moisture, etc. Until now I've been using GX16 connectors to connect the sensors to the ...
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Determining drill size for panel mount components

Many components can be panel-mounted by drilling a hole through the panel and then fixing in place with a washer+nut. However, sometimes the datasheet does not specify what is the hole size to drill. ...
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combicon connector capacity rated as 300 volt 15 ampere, how much maximum current it can draw for 240 volt and 120 volt AC?

i have a Combicon connector "2EDGK", its datasheet says its capacity rated as 300 volt 15 ampere AC, how much maximum current it can draw for 240 volt and 120 volt AC? 300 VOLT X 15 AMP = 4500 VA, ...
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How to connect PSU to these PCB pads

I have the Maxim Integrated evaluation kit for one of their chips (MAX14830EVKIT), and would like to understand what the intended way is to connect the two PSUs (24V and 3.3V, both 100mA) to this PCB. ...
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What is the name of this connector component?

First of all, I recognise how hopelessly difficult it will be for other users to find this question based on a StackExchange search. Such is the nature of image-based questions. In any event, I'm ...
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water proof bulkhead SMA connector

I have a wireless GSM module located inside a metallic enclosure. The module has an SMA connector to be connected to an antenna. I need a way to connect the external antenna to the module. The ...
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What are these types of connectors called?

Not only am I curious of the name. I would like to know what parts I would need to go from breadboard to this type of a connector. I have connectors in varying pin counts.
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which 2-pin Molex connector is this?

I've been looking at Molex's website for hours and I can't identify this connector. It's the motor connector on a cheap quadcopter. Does anyone know what connector it is? Thanks for your help.
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USB3.0 Shield connection

In the below image for Amphenol GSB343K33HR, do the 4 rectangular pads in the center of the image signify Shield connections?
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Understanding connector footprint on PCB

I wish to make a footprint for Amphenol GSB343K33HR connector that I am using on my PCB. I am however having difficulty in understanding the PCB layout that has been mentioned by the manufacturer in ...
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How do I find compatible coax connectors if I don't know the type of coax?

I have some small diameter coaxial cable, which we use in harsh environments. I want to buy connectors for it. Most suppliers list thousands of connectors by cable designation, so finding compatible ...
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Reliability of edge connectors for production

I'm looking for an 6 pin .1 standard edge connector to program for production my board without any connector. And I cannot find the number of cycle they can support. Does anyone has used such ...
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Why aren't PCB mounted male mini USB connector parts common?

I'm looking to build a USB device that plugs directly into a mini USB OTG port - similar to those USB flash drives that can plug directly into smartphones with OTG-enabled micro USB ports. I was ...
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Centre contact clamping in coaxial barrel connectors

Barrel connector plugs seem to have two different methods for keeping the centre contact under pressure. Some plugs have a rigid circular inner contact which relies on the socket to have a split pin ...
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Identify This Connector (Polar Bear Water Distiller)

I am building an automatic water drain for our water distiller. The water distiller is a polar bear 26-D8. The company is basically out of business and is no help. The distiller has two connectors on ...
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Wondering what type of connector this is

I have a bunch of adapter-cables with this plug in one end, and a VGA and 3,5mm jack in the other end - it's not HDMI-A or DP - and that wouldn't make any sense, since those are digital, and I don't ...
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Electrical Part on Connector Board ME302C for Asus Memo Pad

I have some unusual question: does someone know [![Part1][1]][1] what kind of electrical part is on that pcb (encircled)? This is a connector board (ME302C) for ASUS MEMO PAD. The part is ...
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How to connect wire to a male JST connector?

I have an EL panel with wire I want to connect to my Arduino shield (Escudo Dos), but the shield has a male JST (PH) connector, so there are protruding elements from both sides. What component do I ...
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Powering project using Moped or Motorbike

I noticed many GPS anti-theft security systems using a kind of Pin for powering them. I want to power a 5v/12v project. Do motorbikes generally have a female or male pin for attaching accessories? ...
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Connectors in high volume manufacturing?

How are connectors such as USB handled in high volume manufacture? Would the panelized board leave room to place these connectors or would the panel be cut apart and the connectors added later. Is ...
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What do the dimensions describing the crimping tools mean?

The crimping tools usually describe an dimension interval they are capable of working with. For example: 0.5 to 6 mm² or 0,1 - 2,5 mm². However when dealing with ...
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Why do most USB OTG dual-role devices use micro-B connector instead of micro-AB

I mean, this is against the rules! Most USB OTG devices claiming to be host capable (Android smartphones and tablets, I'm looking at you) have a simple micro-B connector. Shouldn't they have a micro-...
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What are these micro connectors called?

Scenario: I've disassembled this USB camera and I had to cut a wire. I'd like a small male / female connector pair to put it back together. Frayed wire (right) is connected to the black plug (right/...
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How to pick the right plug/socket pair for my application?

I could ask for my specific application, but then I'd need to re-ask every time I need one, plus you frown upon "hardware recommendation" requests, so instead, I'm asking to teach me a method I can ...
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What is the metal part on top of this connector?

I'm wondering what the metal parts on top of these connectors are for: Are they just for a spot to "grab" for pick and place, and these metal parts will be removed later? Attribution for picture: ...
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How do I connect these clips?

I bought a couple of clips like this . Does anyone know how to connect them?
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Name of Fibre optic motherboard connector, like ethernet socket?

I am trying to find the name of fibre optics cable connector, so a fibre optic cable can be used on my design, does it have a official name? for about the past half hour - an hour I have been googling ...
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What is this type of connector called?

I frequently see it as the balance port connector on Lithium Polymer batteries, where it comes in 3-wire to 7-wire variants. What is its official designation?
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Connector with pcb

I would like to have a SMT USB C connector with many pins attached to a PCB I am about to design. Since they are quite tricky to solder I was thinking to buy one with a small PCB already attached, ...
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What is the plug model to match a bm04b gh connector

I'm building a MEMs project using the omron D6T-44L, and the connector on it is so tiny I cant even solder tap on to the back. I've searched and am having no luck finding the name of the model that ...
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What are these connector blocks called?

This is from a key telephone system and im wondering what these connector blocks are called. Also, what type of tool should you use for these things?
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Help identify a blue multi-tap connector, mates with AMP SuperSeal

I came across a connector with an internal module that mates to a 2 pin AMP Sureseal, but is not a Tyco/AMP part. Hoping someone can help identify. The plug is a 2-position AMP SuperSeal, but the ...
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What connector do I need?

Does anyone know what connector should I use on the picture below? All I know is it's a power supply connector.
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Connector for splitting GND and VCC to six servos

I have one ground wire and one voltage wire that needs to be split into six separate pieces so I can connect each piece to a servos voltage an ground pins(which are male). I basically need a wire ...
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MacBook Air Header Identification

Simple question: Can someone please help me identify this header type on my MacBook Air's (i7 A1369) motherboard. Bottom line is a series of unfortunate events have led me to have to reset the the ...
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T5/T8 connector

does anyone know what we call these kinds of connectors?i searched a lot and i found out we use G5 connector for T5 and G13 for T8. but i haven't found any specific name for these connectors.
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Identify this connector? (3 pin, similar to JST)

Can anyone identify this connector? I removed it from a digital door lock as one of the leads had become uncrimped. Ideally I'd like to buy a replacement with 3 wires/leads crimped on. I already ...
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Battery connectors: how are they called?

How is this 3 pad connector called? I'm trying to build something similar into a product but can't seem to find anything similar.
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Need advice on what the following port could be?

I've tried searching for different USB port types to identify what this port might be but to no avail. The mini USB cable fits in here however all the pins don't match up. Any idea what it could be?
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Which one of these 5 pin 3 phase connectors is more standard? [closed]

Images: http://imgur.com/a/BItbR One is rated 16A "Dafr-164m" and another is rated 32A "Typ 2" We have a 16A breaker quite a ways from our house ~50m. We asked someone and they said they use both. We ...
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Identify an internal wire connector on the original NES

I am trying to identify a wire connector used on the main board of the original NES(Nintendo Entertainment System). I have been successful in identifying other connectors using online resources, but ...
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What sort of connectors are these?

I'm trying to find a three-pin connector like the ones photos below (taken from this page). I have tried asking in the comments but my question is still 'awaiting moderation' after a week so I don't ...
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How to flip in/out off page connector in OrCAD

Is there any way to quickly flip the in/out direction of off page connectors in OrCAD (Allegro Design Entry CIS)? I've run into the problem numerous times where I place a connector with a bunch of ...
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Can zebra strips (elastomeric connectors) be cut to size?

I have a handheld radio with an LCD display. Due to time and climate, the rubber in the elastomeric connector seems to have gone hard and as a result the LCD shows the usual signs of failure, letters ...
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Connectors: Relay to Heater

Simple project: Swap the on-off switch on a coffee-maker with a relay. The relay is rated to be safe for wall power. The coffee-pot can take it, obviously. But the old crimp-on connectors that the ...
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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 ...