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

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How to edit the colors of a connector in Autocad Electrical?

how do I change the colors of a connector in Autocad electrical? I want to change the connector outline and pin labels to black, but I can't find the layer or properties to do so. The reason I am ...
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USB Cable Component [on hold]

I have a RAT 5 mouse which stops working when bending the USB cable and recently it stopped working completely. I decided to try a different USB cable to see if it works. However, I can't find any ...
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Connector datasheet is in chinese. Which part is which?

I have just a couple of questions... Is the "male" side the one with the male contacts or the male contact shroud? I'm also looking for the PNs for a 2 circuit configuration of the housing on the ...
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Identify this battery power connector for a portable water pump

Total layman when it comes to electrical issues. I'm looking for the industry-standard name of the connector imaged below: This charger is meant to charge the battery below (provided here for ...
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Help to identify connector

Does anyone knows the type of this connector? Used to interconnect different PCB's inside car audio player.
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Help identifying connectors

Can someone help me identify these connectors, I haven't seen them before, tried searching on digikey but there are a lot of connectors, and some of them don't have pictures so it's proving difficult ...
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Is it OK to run HDMI, etc. through non-standard connectors?

I have an A/V system which takes two balanced audio inputs, two DC inputs (8.4v and 12v), and outputs HDMI and IEEE-1394. We frequently plug and unplug the system. Each of those connectors is at a ...
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DE0-NANO external power header model number

What is the model number of this header pin? What is the cable to be paired?
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SOJ socket to PCB

I was wandering, is there some socket for ICs (memory) with SOJ packaging? I mean one that would have contacts that could go through PCB. Like some hybrid between SOJ socket SMT and DIP socket. Or can ...
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Why are USB power and ground connected at the same time?

Building off this question, why are the USB power and ground lines connected at the same time? Wouldn't it be better to connect ground first, then power, the way Serial ATA power cable does?
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Alternatives to screw terminals, breadboards for prototypes?

Often I want to connect components that operate at less than 5v (I mention this as it may have a bearing on the gauge of the wire?) But have an easy way to disconnect. Screw terminals are nice but ...
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Preferred or common connectors for CAN bus on the PCB?

Looking for a decent connector to carry CAN bus signal from/to a PCB. What is the most common type? Ideally something compact. I would like to avoid DB9 since it looks too much like RS232. This isn't ...
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Why are the contacts for the Data lines in USB A and B plugs shorter than the contacts for Ground and Power?

I was reading up on USB connectors on Wikipedia and I've noticed that the contacts for the data lines (D+ and D-) are shorter in both the Type A and Type B plug. What could be the reasoning behind ...
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Electrical contact type connector

I am searching for electronic contact type connector for one of my home project. I want to connect two electronic modules by placing them one over other. I am looking for robust and simple connector ...
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Is there a proper / better way to represent an unpopulated connector?

So what I am looking for is a way to represent an unpopulated connector that has wires in place of the connector. What we typically use here is what looks like a header layout with a wire to both ...
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Connection for very thin wires

I came across some very thin coax cable, maybe 34awg,or even 36. Now i am wondering, foe which industry is it used and what connectors are available there. Any ideas?
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U(S)ART/SPI/I2C - any common/prevalent/recommended connectors?

Good morning everyone! I'm currently building the board with the STM32F417 microcontroller, and I want to have separate (out-of-GPIO) I2C, SPI, UART and USART outputs on the board. But I'm lost on ...
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OmniVision CMOS sensor package name for camera modules?

I seen few camera modules by OV, that come on a flex cable like the one below (OV2640) How does this package called? I see on the OV website COB, CSP, uCSP,CLGA, but I suspect they're without the ...
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Connecting 2 male headers on a pcb together

I have 2 male headers like this on 2 different boards: I need to connect 2 such male headers together. One way to do this would be to use something like individual female to female jumper wires. ...
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Help, How do I interface this screen with an arduino?

I have a very small LCD screen for my Arduino, it has a ribbon cable on it and I do not know how to connect it with an Arduino, it has a small piece of paper on it and that reads " OS096016PP08MB2B10 ...
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Connector Selection Criteria [closed]

I have seen a friend place an RJ45 connector at the output of RS232Mux on a board he developed and then make another PCB with RJ45 connector and 3 RJ11 connectors so that muxed connection can be ...
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Wiring the Mean Well RT 125D

For some projects with the Raspberry PI 2, for which I require 5V+12+24V, I baught the Mean Well RT-125D I put the switch in order to have "230V" displayed, as in my Country, the voltage is 230V. I ...
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Unidentifiable cable socket

Hi looking for a manufacture part ID which matches the socket in the pictures attached. Measurements are:- inner black plastic diameter 12.5 mm outer metal case 14 mm metal screw nut (for ...
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What is this type of radio fm antenna connector called?

I'm looking for an antenna replacement for my dad's busted radio (iHome IH8) and I'm having some trouble finding the name of this type of plug. The only things I find when searching online are coaxial ...
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is this possible: Amps feed joining a Regulated V line

As we all know linear regulators cannot handle a lot of amperage and tend to waste a lot of energy, so I was thinking if it is possible to create a regulated output then put the amperage after the ...
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Help fixing Honeywell doorbell broken circuit [closed]

My Honeywell RCWL330A1000/N P4-Premium Portable Wireless Door Chime dropped to the floor the other day and has not worked since then. I unscrewed the casing an found a crack in the circuit board which ...
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What do these symbols in ac connectors stand for?

I'm trying to use a relay to control my house lights with a electronic circuit. I'm familiar with 5V DC circuits, but I've never played with AC before. My relay has three connections, which I assume ...
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What is the small barrel type connector called?

I just ordered a barrel connector but it's bigger then the one i need, What is the small barrel type connector called. My original one has a yellow ring around it, Is that an indicator of what type it ...
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Cable Connector Identification [closed]

I recently bought Belkin Ultimate Surge Protector for protecting my modem, router and PC. I have a broadband connection from Cable provider (through modem via coaxial cable). Now I wish to connect ...
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Can anyone identify this type of connector?

My Sony CMT-X5CD (CD/DAB hifi soundbar thing) uses a very non-standard antenna connector, as shown in the photos. Can anyone identify it? It's used for the ariel (but unfortunately, the ariel supplied ...
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What type of 4-wire connector is this? Forked?

I was able to track down the myster connector to a turkish website, but it didn't provide me with any extra clues.
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Parallel connection between two circuits 15cm apart

I need to connect two PCB that must be 15cm away from each other. I considered an IDC connector with ribbon cable like this http://www.zagipalma.es/images/USBASP/USBASP%2010%20a%206%20Pines%2011.jpg ...
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Connect FFC Cables

quick question. I'm working on an electronics project, and in it I'd like to be able to have a removable FFC, so I figured the best solution would be to attach a FFC connector into the project ...
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Mini Magnetic Connectors

I would like to construct a small method of connecting two objects/devices. These two objects can share 4 wires together. The following image shows a LittleBits bitSnap that allows 3 wires to connect. ...
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How to bypass S-type connector for connecting a servo to an MCU/SoC

I have a TowerPro SG920 servo that I'd like to connect to an MCU/SoC (Pi or Arduino). However, the servo has an "S-type" connector (see pic above) and its 3 wires (red, black and orange) are ...
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I'm looking for a specific replacement PCB module connector [closed]

I wonder of anyone here may be able to help. I've been looking for some time now for a replacement for an old (c. 1980s or early 1990s) PCB module connector. I'm looking for anything similar in order ...
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Use 4-pin S-video cable connector on RGB LED?

I'm hoping to make some 4-pin RGB LEDs (R, G, B, GND) easily hot pluggable, so I'm wondering if 4-pin S-video connectors could be used. Now, 2 of the pins on a S-video connector are GND, so would ...
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Could a 4 pole 3.5mm jack be used to power a RGB LED?

I'm hoping to make my LED pluggable into a jack of some kind. Could a 4 pole 3.5mm jack be used? Could each pole carry 3v-5v? Here's the LED: ...
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DVD PLAYER BROKEN BUT SPERKER WORKING. WHAT TO DO WITH THE SPEAKERS [closed]

I bought a JVC home theater set but now the player is not working but I'm damn sure that the speakers are working very well. How to get use of the speakers. I want to use it as a speaker to the ...
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Transferable USB adapter for a broken flash drive [closed]

A couple of hours ago the USB adapter on my flash drive broke. After seeing if I could fix it easily, decided I couldn't. I wondered whether there was a USB adapter that could easily and simply go ...
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Connector type for precision PT100?

Any advice on how to choose connectors for a 4 wire PT100 (plus shield)? Bearing in mind this is a precision measurement using 1/10 DIN RTD standard, and I'm concerned about thermocouple effects, etc. ...
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What is the most physically robust USB connector for PCB?

Of the different types of USB connector that can be fitted to a PCB, which is the most physically robust type?
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How to wire screw type banana jacks

I recently purchased some of these: Digi-Key Banana Jack. Unfortunately, I'm new and there isn't the supporting documentation I need to be able to determine how they're to be used. Unlike other ...
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How to test/flash many modules?

Suppose I have several hundred pieces of the same module to test and flash, and the connectors themselves have wire holes in them like below. What's a good way to make the connection without ...
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Need help to identify a PCB connector

I'm refurbishing an old Apple II Power Supply made by Astec. It's working now, but I damaged the connectors which connect the Live and Neutral wires to the Power Supply PCB. On the PCB are two posts, ...
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barrel connectors which guarantee outer contact before inner contact?

Is there any feature I can look for on a barrel connector to ensure that the outer conductor (the negative terminal in my case) makes contact first before the inner conductor? I can't seem to find ...
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Threaded alternative to MMCX connectors which mates to RG-316/U

I'm currently in the process of redesigning the RF section of a communications system for a cube satellite. There are two PCBs in this system: one containing the down/up converters and modem, and ...
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USB connector to BNC connectors back to USB connector

I would like to split a USB cable (carrying data from an instrument) up into separate parts, I think there are 4 or 5 connectors inside of it including ground, then send two each through my BNC ports. ...
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What is the name for gold plated docking station contacts?

I design a device that must connect to the docking station which has spring loaded pins. I'm looking for gold plated contact for the device side (sample shown on the picture), so these contact pads ...
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ZIF socket with 0.1" row spacing

I am looking for a Zero Insertion Force (ZIF) socket with 0.1" between the two rows. The socket is to accept a DIP header like this: So one side of the header would go into the ZIF socket, the ...