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

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Difference betwwen jumper wire types [on hold]

What is the difference between male-to-male, male-to-female, female-to-female jumper wires?
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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? [on hold]

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 ...
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Can anyone identify this connector? [migrated]

All I have been able to find is the image on google. This connector is used on my Mitsubishi and I would like to source replacements for some custom wiring. Wondering if anyone else has seen it or ...
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What does SMA Tee Adapter do?

SMA tee connector is something like this: What does it do? Is it something like a power divider?
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Which connector system for serial row of PCB plus cables?

i have a series of PCB modules with signal in and signal out that need to be connected via cables. I want to find a connector system that uses male/female on both PCB as well as cables so i can make ...
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Identify Tesla Model S connector

Can you help in identifying the connector? It's used for Ethernet signaling.
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identify 4 pin connector

wondering if someone can help please. I have a laptop with a 4 pin connector (with ground shield) that looks like the configuration of a Kycon connector (similar to 4 pin din) but it is reversed sex ...
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how to remove dialshock 2 ribbon flex board?

my dualshock 2 has a connector to the ribbon board and looks like this connector can someone tell me the proper way to remove the flex board from this connector while leaving the connector in working ...
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Unable to find connector in eagle library

I am designing a PCB in Cadsoft Eagle. I need to connect these type of connectors with 10pin. I searched a little bit on google and found out that these are Molex ...
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Identifying flat connector

Can anybody tell me the manufacturer name or name of the connector shown in these photos? It seems to be a receptacle connector for flexible flat cables. The pitch is 0.3mm.
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Board to Wire Connector Type used between Small Display and Main PCB

I'm in the process of designing a PCB/Prototype and looking at different types of board-to-wire type connectors. In particular, I want to connect an SPI OLED display to the main PCB. It needs to be ...
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Jumper wire for thin connector pin / holes

I have a board with a Samtec SFM-115-L2-S-D-LC connector. This connector has 30 (15*2) pin holes, with a 0.050" / 1.27mm pitch, and accepts pins that are smaller than those used in breadboard / ...
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Problem with ESC, brushless motor and Raspberry Pi [migrated]

I have connected an ESC (an electronic speed control) with a battery and a brushless motor. The Raspberry is connected to the ESC to control it. I know - when I turn on the program that is on the ...
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Looking for a connector that mates with this battery's connector

I am looking for a surface mount right angle connector that can mate with this battery (FDK America's ML2430-CJ1). I want to use it in a PCB design. Does anyone have any ideas what kind of connector I ...
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TypeMatrix keyboard connector type

I'm trying to investigate problem in my type matrix keyboard and I have two questions how is called that connector (what type is it) on the right, it has around 25 pins +/- 2 pins? Is it possible ...
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How many ground and power pins to have in a connector?

I'm designing a daughter board for a project. There are 35 I/O pins that need to go to the board. How do I determine the number of ground and power pins to include? How do I determine the placement of ...
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What is the application of the SMA connectors on the DE2 115 FPGA board

The SMA connectors are expected to be used for clock IO. However, the board already has oscillator and the PLLs can be used to generate a variety of clock frequencies. Besides, for any daughter board ...
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Through board connector

I'm looking for a connector. Ideally it would be a one pin connector mounted on the back side of a board and the pin would come through the board into connector. Here's an illustration: Does such ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero - Male pad or connector for underside contact pads?

I got an idea after reading this hackaday article http://hackaday.com/2015/11/28/first-raspberry-pi-zero-hack-piggy-back-wifi/ that I could make a daughter board to sit under the Pi Zero and have ...
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Pin Type for Circuit

I'm trying to make a robotic drone from the body of an old quad copter, and I was wondering what these pins are
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What does SWITCH pin do on a microSD connector?

I'm trying to connect a microSD card connector to my project (Molex 502774) and am slightly confused by the extra pins (nails?) provided. One of them is marked DETECT NAIL and the other one is SWITCH ...
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Help Identify Coax Connector

Desperately trying to find a receptacle to match these 10-years-old cords which come from a Beckman Coulter FC500 cytometer. Anyone know the name? The receptacle previously used is labelled "AMP" ...
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What DC fan connector is this?

I’m trying to identify the kind of connector I need for a few DC fans, but can’t track them down on digikey. Pictures attached. Pitch is 2.00mm, wire is 26AWG. The replacement fans I possess have ...
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connector recommendations for CAN bus and power supply to distributed PLCs

I'm looking to build a distributed PLC system with up to 20 devices spread throughout a building, controlling lights, HVAC, irrigation, security, etc, and want recommendations on what connector to use ...
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What are all the multiple pins on PSU connectors for? How does a 24-pin MB connector work exactly?

I'm looking to learn more about power requirements and such that a Power Supply/Computer work with. I see this image and it has a lot of different pin layouts for various things and such. For a ...
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Where is pin 1 in Molex connector?

In 54722-0604, which is the pin #1? connector page at molex.com
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Meaning of marking on LCD CCL power connector?

What does this marking mean on a cable connector for two wires: Edit The connection comes from the LM170E03 LCD Screen from Phillips. It is the connectors for the power source for the backlight in ...
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What type of connector it is?

Can anyone identify this connector type? It sticks out of my wall near television area. I suspect it may be some kind of antenna connection, but I'm not sure. Could not find it in any of the antenna ...
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FPC connector to DIP

I have a board which is something like this: (available on eBay) I know I have to buy a socket, but how do I solder the connector onto the board?
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Connecting Sensors To A Production PCB

Background: I designed a simple board a while ago using a ATMEGA328 and a ESP8266. The idea is that the ATMEGA deals with sensor data and the ESP8266 deal with the whole online bit. I did a initial ...
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USB to VGA connector [closed]

What is the connections for a USB-VGA connector? Any resistor or capacitor needed? I couldn't not find any diagrams on the net.
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Soldering a male-female bus connector

'Stackable bus connectors' are common nowadays on Arduino and other boards where a single connector has both the male pins (for the board below) and female sockets (for the board above) In DIY ...
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Anybody recognize this flat-flex connector?

Even after a few hours Googling, I'm unable to identify this flat-flex connector, so I'm thinking it's time to turn to the community for help! The connector in question is this guy: Of course, I ...
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Identification of 34pin headers

I am in need for your help. I've been looking for hours now but I cant seem to find these connectors anywhere. For a school project I have an NI MyRio with a motor control board. I want to make a PCB ...
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Is it acceptable to use USB connectors in non-USB applications?

In my project I need fairly long (up to 5 meters) shielded cabling that has compact 4 pin connectors (will be used in a noisy environment). As I understand the shield of the cable should connect to ...
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What type of connector is this? Looks like two pins but is only one

Aside from looking like an upside-down Wall-E, what is this connector called? It may look like there are two pins, but they are the same contact.
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2 way 0.1" jumper sockets - which way up?

Simple question. This is a typical 2 way jumper socket: Which way is up? [I suspect in practice it doesn't matter, but still curious]
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neodymium magnet - how it affects a circuit

I am trying to develop a connector which can join both sides by a magnet. I got the idea of using a neodymium magnet , but I was thinking that if this could in one way or another affect circuit ...
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How to make UART-UART cable

I am software developer and I need to make cable to connect this http://lib.chipdip.ru/036/DOC001036112.pdf usb adapter (which I connect to USB port of my PC) to UART port of my A13 Olinuxino. As I ...
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What is difference UART 4 pins and UART 5 pins?

I see that on some adapters/ports/devices uart has 4 pins on others 5. What is the difference? Can we use 4 for 5 and vice versa? For example we have A13 Olinuxino that has 4 pin uart. We wanted to ...
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Strain Relief for Small Wire Connectors

I am working on a project where we are using 28 - 30 AWG wire with the Molex picoblade and Molex picolock connectors. Does anybody have any recommendations for strain relief for wires and connectors ...
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What type of connector is this Velodyne interface box GPS connector?

Velodyne VLP-16 lidar's interface box has this connector. What type is it? Could not find this from the manual.
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Small and cheap pcb-to-pcb connection [closed]

I'm looking for a smart way to connect two PCB's in a cheap manner. I would prefer not to use any external components for the connection (if possible). The PCB's are rather small (20 x 20 mm). Do ...