Identify chips, connectors, cables, and other components, usually from photographs

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Identification Request: 10:4 pin cable

What are cables like this called? (Bonus: what are the parts called?)
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Identify this 2xNPN AC-coupled preamplifier circuit

My workmate has this nifty little EMI-detecting wand he built back in 2000. It senses EMI fields using an approx. 200 turn air-core coil, and converts them to audio signal. He uses it to detect e.g. ...
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What do you call a rotary switch that does not have a max turn degree?

Exactly like on the Logitech G35 or Logitech F540; not a rotary switch because those have notches and a physical limit. Instead of turning clockwise, or counter-clockwise, you rotate it 'up' or ...
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PCB Mount Push Button Identification Help

Can anyone help me identify the push button on this PCB board taken from a router? The button is circled in RED and is the one on the backside of the router, used to turn it on/off. I would like to ...
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What is that? chip identification

What is that? No HD-SDI signal. Black magic camera motherboard
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What is the type of this IC?

This is the internal structure of an IC. The only information that I have is the use to control the temperature of soldering iron via a triac. Pinout also is missed. Fist thought is the TL494 but ...
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What's the name for this connector?

Recently bought 3.7mAH li-ion batteries on ebay (it's labelled for use with RC toys, but I'm using it for DIY projects). Will need to buy the female adapter. Here are some pics: EDIT: Well then, ...
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Needing help with chip identification: Hard mode

I'm decently skilled with basic ic identification methods and lot number cross reference identification for the rebadged chips, but I've ran into a chip I just cannot identify. On the same board there ...
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What Diode have I here?

I am trying to figure what is with my broken power adapter (230V AC -> 12V + 5V DC at both 2A). After checking the fuse, now I extracted two heavily cooled diodes, which could be the cause. But I ...
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What is this component (copper package)?

I found the following items in a box of random discrete components. Each item has 3 leads all he same length with a machined copper package cylindrical in shape. They must be pretty valuable items ...
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What type of plug is this (looks like mini din 4 pin)

I'm holding a connector that looks just like a 4-pin mini din male plug, except that the plastic prong is in the wrong place and there is an extra metal strip, wide, thin and too short to be a pin, ...
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Identify flash IC by ID

I read flash device ID as following: Manufacturer: c8 Device: 4013 Is this enough information in order to uniquely identify the IC? Is there some web repository ...
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Identifying an IC named T072

I'm trying to identify an IC named T072. It's used in several places inside a Rega Brio-R audio amplifier and it seems to be in the audio path. I can see it in the audio input paths but also int the ...
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Deciphering the identifier for a diode

I need to replace a burned-out diode. It is marked P6KE16A 240K. What do these numbers mean? Is there any information encoded? (e.g. 16A, 240K-Ohm) Is this information sufficient for sourcing a ...
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finding a system behaviour [duplicate]

Why is step response so important? for finding properties of a system we use step response of a system why we don't use other basic signals such as impulse or ramp? thanks for your responses.
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Identify tiny white connector

I bought a nano ITX motherboard on ebay (a Smartyacoo DS-2019), to build a computer in a gingerbread cookie tin. In the corner of the board there is a tiny (and I do mean tiny, overall about 7mm wide, ...
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What could this scammy “magic whole-house electronic powersaving surge protector box” have actually done?

My parents had good intentions, I guess, but the company that sold them this bad boy probably didn't. After blowing a fuse at their place, I noticed this box hooked up to the breaker panel. It was ...
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What is this component marked DB?

What is this component marked with DB3? It is from an inductor from a tube light. I don't think it is a diode, as it has no bands. What is this? Note: Picture is from internet. I have an almost ...
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Looking for datasheet on 2 ST Micro ICs re: RFID

I have an RFID reader as a separate PCB (purchased from seeedstudio: item) of which I wish to incorporate the key ICs into my own PCB. Apart from a 16Mhz crystal and the necessary caps and resistors, ...
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Name that thing… Circular 4-pin female connector

I've been asked to wire in some Octopod LED lights driven by a Pixel Drive 30 controller, but I can't work out what the connectors are between the lights. I tried to contact the manufacturer but ...
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What type of connector is this?

Can anyone identify this connector type?
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Held me identify this connector [Image]

Today I found a circuit board in the trash, with a unknown, but interesting looking connector. I can't really think of a possible usage so I'm asking you: What is this connector called and what is it ...
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Need help for identifying components

I have bought a shocking gum which gives a small electric shock when you pull a side, like this one : http://img.weiku.com/waterpicture/2011/10/31/20/Shock_Chewing_Gum_634577515693532881_3.jpg I ...
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What is the name of the connector which hakko soldering irons have

I would like to build a soldering station for a Hakko 907 soldering iron, but i don't know the name of the connector what I'm going to need. Here is a link for the soldering iron that I have ...
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What is the name of this connector from a fan?

I am EE hobbyist and I often used recycled parts in my projects. I came across this connector to a Heat Sink Fan and would like to know the name of it. Thanks for the help.
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Could these IR2110 be counterfeits? [duplicate]

These IR2110's from ebay are almost 5 times cheaper than the real price at farnell/digikey/mouser. ...
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What's this component?

What is this component?(U6) Source
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Identifying two 6 pin SMD packages

I need some help identifying these 2 SMD parts. One says .3Ft and the other says .1Ft. They each have 6 pins. They are found ...
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Identifying an IC named ID2J

Recently I was working on a 5V switching power supply project and I found the best PCB for building it. But in the middle I got confused when I saw an IC with the letters ...
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Identifying a four-pin IC labelled EL 8+7 G8025

I want to know the purpose of a component named "EL 8+7 G8025" which was found inside a Nokia charger.
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What is this component that is found in lots of phones?

I was taking apart an old phone (an old LG GM360). It was always a terrible phone. Anyway, I found one of these inside when I was tearing it down: I have also found some of these in the back of my ...
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What is this kind of temperature sensor called (Analogue Devices TMP36)?

I am reading about this stuff, and I have found clear definitions of thermocouples and thermistors online, eg on Wikipedia. But then I also found something different, e.g. what they at AdaFruit just ...
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Help identifying FFC Apple rMPB keyboard connector

I'm working on hacking a Retina MacBookPro (2013) keyboard for use with Arduino. The keyboard has a 30pin FFC (or is it FPC?) connector interface. I'm looking for any kind of connector that would ...
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Identifying a part from game console controller

I need help identifying the following part. It came out of an old console game controller. It's labeled "SUP A9 103J". Googling it did not help. It's got ten pins and it was soldered into a space ...
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Need help to determine the type of part [closed]

I'm trying to repair an old Atari power adapter. The cable has snapped flush to the connector. I'd like to identify the type of connector to redo the cable. It's bigger than audio 3.5mm but smaller ...
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Ripped off connector with no trace left [closed]

My friend's phone (ZTE F101) had the miniUSB connector ripped of the board, and when it broke it also pulled the pad. All 5 pads of the connector don't have traces and instead they have micro-vias ...
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What is this part (label is 23LCVB I/P JWD 1336, 8-DIP package)?

I found this part in a box with random parts. Mostly they were voltage regulators, opamps and transistors (both BJT and FET). The closest match I found was this SPI SRAM, but the part number didn’t ...
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Getting more information about a transformer

I'm trying to figure out more information about a small transformer on a old board that we are reverse engineering, can someone give me some advices about how can we reverse engineer this transformer? ...
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Identifying power supplies / DC adapters

I have a box of miscellaneous power supplies / AC adapters / transformers / "bricks" which have no information on them about what they are for. I am trying to match them up to the devices they belong ...
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Need help to identify potentiometers, please

I have to replace some scratchy potentiometers used as volume potentiometers in a Rocktron Velocity 300 guitar power amp from the early 1990's. These two parts are labelled: 15A100K 9252 TØB10K ...
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What is this component in series with my water heater's thermocouple?

The other day we had our water heater go out and the issue was diagnosed to a faulty thermocouple. When the repair man removed the faulty thermocouple he noticed the following disk-like component in ...
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What is this ribbon cable connector?

I plan to make a circuit for a system and most of parts in the system use this type of connector. What is it called? (in the picture it is 10 pins while there are also 14 pins in the system)
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What is the name/type of this DC power connector?

I would like to know the name/type of this connector: It provides 12 DC power to a hand drill, its diameter is about 2.5mm. I would like to buy an adapter for it that converts it to a 4mm banana ...
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How to identify SMT transitors

im trying to identify the following 4 transistors, but am having trouble tracking them down. The one that I think is the dual transistor is marked .1Ft on top of it, and the other three leg one is ...
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Identifying a broken Rotary Encoder on guitar foot pedal

I have a guitar foot pedal, "EHX Stereo Memory Man with Hazarai", with a rotary encoder that broke off. Here is a picture of the knob in question: Also, here is a picture of the circuit board, ...
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Vintage Motorola Part Identification

I found a box of 1970 vintage Motorola transistors (at least they look like transistors). I can't seem to find any data on these. Any help is much appreciated. On the box it is labeled type SS3071H. ...
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What are those small metal bars going across a PCB for?

In quite a lot of PCBs that I have seen, they often have these small metal bars going across from one point to another. Here is an image of what I am talking about. In this example it is a charger: ...
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Identifying a 3-Terminal Component (probably some sort of magnetic device?)

I am trying to identify this component from a circa 70s AM/FM radio. It was attached to a flip clock, which makes me think that it is a magnetic device responsible for the "flipping" action of the ...
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Can someone tell me what this thing is?

More images are here: Numbers are: 500B - On the back 6800 +5% 80 - on the front
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Identifying this 6-pin power connector

I'm looking for a manufacture ID for this 6-pin SMD power connector. Anything will help, even a category to dig through on mouser/digikey/fanell. 2 Vcc 2 gnd 2 temp sensor