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

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What is the technical standard name for the USB connector used for Samsung Behold phone

I am in search of the technical name for the connector used for charging and data transfer in samsung behold sgh t919. One end is USB standard, what is the other end named? Is it an International or ...
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What is this connector?

I'm working on soldering a 3.5 mm female jack to the Thinkgeek Personal Soundtrack Shirt Controller so I can output to any speaker I please, however I am wondering if this is an actual connector I can ...
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Fan 4-pin connector

My laptop's power supply to the fan gave up and I want to reroute it. My plan is to use power from the USB. And I want to make it clean, with connectors instead of soldering (where applicable). The ...
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Help identifying compact, flat connector found on brushless DC motor

Do you know the manufacturer or model number of the connector shown in this picture? It came on an unidentified brushless DC motor. Contacts shown are receptacles, not pins. The contact pitch is ...
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Footprint measures

I'm making the footprint of a component (this one, in particular) but I'm stuck with the measures which the "datasheet" specify, since I'm not familiar with this notation. I've seen this kind of ...
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What is the name of the cable inside PC cases? [migrated]

Due to limited linguistic and technical knowledge, I do not know (and can not find) the name for the 4 pin (or perhaps 3?) plugs that are used inside PC cases to deliver electricity. My questions: ...
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Socket for Thinkpad R50p keyboard connector

I want to use my old Thinkpads' keyboard but cant find a fitting socket for the connector. Is there a way to identify the socket type or manufacturer so I can find it on the (German) market? ...
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Spring Loaded Contacts in vibrating Environment

I need to create a high current (~2A) connection between multiple closely stacked PCBs. Signal connections are made using a 0.5mm pitch, 4mm stack height mezzantine connector with a individual pin ...
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Please help me identify two pin locking connector

This is a two pin, locking style connector with "AMP" molded into the front edge; there is also a "P". Material is nylon or similar and the pins are pushed in from the rear like Molex connectors. What ...
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Why does it take less force to mate a full-detent SMPM connector than to demate?

As seen in the table at the bottom of the page the mating force of a full-detent SMPM connector is less than its demating force. This is the opposite of every other type of SMP/SMPM connector listed ...
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Female-female connector, but what is it called?

Question What is the "official" name for this type of connector? (the large black box in the image) More info... I need the connection to connect two PCBs together as one was missing from a system ...
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Connect a 4-pin connector to power supply

I currently have a fan with a 4-pin connector that I want to power, but I do not have a power supply with a 4 or 8-pin connection. Is it possible to disconnect this connector piece and connect the ...
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Missing connector name

Someone can tell me the name of theese type of connectors? I need a standard name. 3.5mm diameter.
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Is there some kind of jumper for banana plugs?

I have a three-phase cable harness (low voltage) for connecting to a motor. I have it connectorized so I can easily plug/unplug the motor. I would like to insert a short inline cable so I can measure ...
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Unusual Lemo PCB sockets (male PCB contacts, 2-pin 5B, etc)

I am trying to construct a comprehensive Kicad library of Lemo connectors. While working through the "normal" datasheet (unipole_multipole.pdf), I found several combinations appear to be missing. For ...
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Mini-DIN to USB-Power [closed]

I have an old laser printer, HP LaserJet 2100, with 2 ports: a parallel port; an 8-pin mini-DIN female "LocalTalk port" connector: I am using a Raspberry Pi as a network print server. The Pi ...
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Can anyone identify if this is a standard connector or not?

Or let me know if there's a decision tree process to find out myself. It's from the LVDS connector on an apple motherboard. Foxconn part number m38&39, 01-01003047-00-b. I'm wondering if the ...
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What kind of JTAG connector is this?

I have two circuit boards that are almost identical. One has a JTAG socket, and one does not. I want to add a socket to the one that doesn't have one, but I don't know which part to get. This is the ...
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Switch PCIe connections

I'm trying to implement a PCI express switch; one lane from SoC and, two for mini PCIe ports. Something like the picture below. But I'm confused with the Tx and Rx connections, the transmitter ...
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Assembling JST PH connectors

I assembled a few JST PHR-4 connectors with wires (manually crimped SPH-002T-P0.5S crimp terminals with AWG24 wires and inserted it into the PHR-4 connector housing). When I tried to join connector ...
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Cheapest connector solution?

I'm currently making a 16x16 LED matrix (something like here: http://e2e.ti.com/group/launchyourdesign/m/msp430microcontrollerprojects/447779.aspx ), and I opted not to make them into a grid, but ...
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Push-on coaxial connector with RF leakage performance comparable to threaded-coax connector?

In examining the performance characteristics of the push-on SMP connector I've noticed that the RF leakage is at best -80dB @ 3 GHz and then continues to degrade as the frequency increases to -65 dB ...
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Use female Apple lightning connector for charging LiPo

I am creating a electronics project powered by a 3.7 V LiPo Battery. I want to make it chargeable via Micro USB or Lightning cables. Is it possible to buy female Lightning connectors and is it ...
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Need connector suggestions

I have an outdoor electronics project which is running 5V DC through 12 AWG wire to power strands of LEDs through 24 AWG wires. The strands are powered in parallel like so: ...
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What is this socket name and where can I buy the female counterpart?

I have this socket on a PCB which is half inch wide (1.27 centimeters) with pins being close together (I think 0.05") and not uniformly spaced like in a normal IDC connector. I need to create a ribbon ...
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About spring loaded solderless connector for JTAG pads

The 14-pin JTAG header on a PCB, JTAG pads without holes, no other holes on PCB around JTAG connection area. Does it exist a special solderless JTAG connector for connecting JTAG cable to such JTAG ...
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Cable connector type identification

I would like to know what is the name of these type of Cable Connector's please, and where do I get them? and do they come in various sizes for the same Pin Count? also, I have another one with 4 Pins ...
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What are types of connection between metallic conductors and glass part of an LCD?

I know that elastomeric connectors are being used to connect metallic conductors to the conductive paths on the glass part of an LCD but there must be other ways being commonly used. For example in ...
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Giant Connector Plug

I'm looking for a very big connector plug, similar to the old SCART connectors, except I need it to be at the following specs: No Of Pins: At least 35, preferably 50 Gauge size: At least 12 pins with ...
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USB Connector not following USB Protocol

I am developing a product that will communicate with each other via a cable and would like to use USB micro-B type connectors. However, the communication protocol will NOT be USB compliant. Is there a ...
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Choosing Connector for High Speed Signals

What parameters make connectors for high speed signals different from ordinary berg sticks/box connectors? I want to connect MIPI-CSI2 signals from my Processor board to an Add-On board through ...
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Name for this type of connector?

Can Anyone help me to identify this board to board connector? 7 springs connector on top and 8 on the bottom. answer Found a Korean company producing it. Thanks. This is the plug on the other ...
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Connectors for a RS485 multipoint bus

I need to connect a bunch of Mass Flow Controllers on a RS485 (TIA-485-A) multipoint bus. I will use Modbus protocol to communicate with the devices. As specified on modbus.org (Specification and ...
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Can anyone identify this power connector?

I'm looking to find the name of this type of connector: The picture above is from a power adapter I have and provides 10v (not that that matters). If you can't tell from the image, it's basically a ...
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Contact Cleaner VS Alcohol

If I was to use contact cleaner on some connectors, Would this have a better or worst impact then using 100% alcohol? Does contact cleaner leave Residue?
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Anybody know what this DB25 jumper connection is called?

I'm in the process of motorizing a few electronics project. Been racking my brains with Google and Mouser trying to identify the following part that is connected to a DB25 connector. It looks like ...
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Flat connectors and flexible cables for a glove-mounted LED strip?

About a year ago made a LED-studded glove from flexible LED strip (like https://www.sparkfun.com/products/12027 but without the silicon coating) for a party. Because I wanted to keep some mobility in ...
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How do these connections work?

I'm not an electrical engineer, I'm not even close to knowledgeable in electronics. But could someone explain to me how the switch on this actually provides power to the motor above? I don't see ...
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How to strip wire using Wire Wrapping Tool from OK Industries

For learning wire wrapping, I have a wire wrapping/unwrapping tool from OK Industries (HW-UW-3C) and some 30 AWG wire wrapping wire. Is it possible to use this tool to strip the wire?
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What does this AC power connector symbol mean?

I've seen this on the wall-facing side of many (North American) AC power connectors. What is it called? What does it mean?
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Google Glass 3.5mm jack with battery neck strap

I'm thinking of improving my Google Glass by DIY building a micro usb to 3.5mm headphone jack with a battery connected to a neck strap out of parts from the internet. I've already built the neck ...
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Electrical Connectors - To Split Pin or Not To Split Pin, That is The Question

I'm working on repairing a swimming pool hot tub heater. Feed is 240v 1Ph A/C power and it uses 18 gauge wire throughout. Apparently something got wet and I can see signs of a thermal event within ...
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How are headers soldered in PCB assembly?

During large-quantity PCB assembly/soldering, are SMD (surface-mount) headers traditionally easier or harder to assemble than DIP (through-hole) ones? By easier/harder, I'm concerned about ...
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Identifying DC electrical power connector

I have here a PowerFilm 10 Watt F15-600 Solar Panel, and attached to the panel is this connector: The male end attached to the panel has a little green rubber gasket on it and the female end ...
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cylindrical pcb design and casing

I'm trying to desing a control system that measures some analog signals like differantial pressure, temperature, motor current etc... and then produces some control signals and sends information to ...
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125 MHz parallel bus in a double 2.54mm header

I have a BeMicro CV low cost dev board from Altera. It features a Cyclone V. FYI: Schematics and gerber here They routed impedance controlled differential lines to some dual 2.54mm standard headers. ...
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Help identifying connector

I'm making a new prototype PCB that unfortunately has some elements that are prone to failure, so I'm trying to design them to be easily swappable. I'm taking inspiration from this design of using an ...
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Power a laser from Arduino using a audio cable/ jack plug?

I want to power a laser from an Arduino, and have a connection between a phototransistor. A easy connection seems to me a audio cable with a jack plug. Is this possible? Power consumption of the ...
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Standard nomenclature for 2-row connector numbering schemes

Two-row connector blocks are ubiquitous in small-run and hobbyist PCB designs. Pitches of 0.1" or 2mm are the most common, and there are all sorts of options for board-to-board or board-to-wire ...
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What connector for this cable?

I am working on a part of a project for a university exam and it includes an interface with a touch screen. The touch screen is a classic resistive four wire, it comes with a display of course. ...