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

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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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YTR816-600E datasheet, in English preferably

I bought a cheap Chinese dimmer which uses only this three-pin and heatsinked YTR816 power semiconductor [almost certainly a triac] and a DB3 diac. The rest of the components are passives: tree 1/4 ...
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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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SMD Component identification by picture

Can anybody identify component on picture? I got it from Farnell instead of FDN306P (i.e. unknown component in bag labeled as FDN306P). . Does exist a site specialized to identification of unknown ...
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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 / where to buy?

I plan to make a circuit for a system and most of parts in the system use this type of connector. It would be really great if I can buy such a connector. (in the picture it is 10 pins while there ...
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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
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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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What is this inductor-like part?

In a laser printer's power supply board I have desoldered some of these passives. I think it is a inductor, because it's legs aren't exactly aligned and the round body could be the coil. Does ...
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What are the square holes for in most electronic project boxes?

I'm new to the electronic scene and lately I been purchasing a lot of project boxes for the stuff I make, I've noticed in about 75% of the boxes I purchase they come with small square shaped holes on ...
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What's this 't' unit on a PCB?

I recently came across a symbol like this on a PCB: (forgive the use of Paint) The component was marked as being 0.1 (symbol). You can just make it out in the centre of this photo: It's a ...
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Touch screen type [closed]

I know there are many different types of touch screen out there. In the attached picture, could someone tell me what type of touch screen that is? I am looking to buy some screens like this one for ...
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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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What is the package name of this Through Hole LED?

Does anyone know the name of this package type for an LED? Does anyone know where I can get one like this in red?
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Identifying this resistor/capacitor

I'm having trouble to identify this (presumably broken) part for replacement: It was used in a broken LED power supply, with 220-240 V AC on the input and 120-200V DC on the output. I suspect this ...
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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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Electrical part question

Does anyone knows the name of the part that connects with this power adapters cable?
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SMD diodes identification

I'm trying to identify the SMD components on a contactor control circuit. They are from General Semiconductors and have the labels: YR103, WX104, and RZ102. I think they are diodes, but I'm not sure ...
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What type of oscillator is this? (Theremin Project. Variable Pitch / LC Oscillator)

I found this oscillator at a Theremin project pdf. I simulated the circuit, and found that the output (left wire) oscillates at 236.5 kHz. This circuit is referred to as "Variable Pitch ...
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How to connect IR sensor ( Infrared detector/receiver )?

Would you give me a hand ? I have an IR sensor with 3 pins. It looks like the one in the picture, and I did not find any datasheet for it on the internet. actually, I have 3 questions : 1- I want ...
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What are these metal plates covering parts of PCBs called?

I am trying to mod my wireless router, but one of the parts is under a metal plate. What are these metal plates called? This is what it looks like when it is removed: (The gold coloured ...
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Transistor pinout - how to read the datasheet

Is the capsule's straight face visible? Or the round one? Is that top view or bottom view? Do all datasheets use the same orientation? This is the datasheet. I'm not looking for an answer ...
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Name this short-range optical component

It's time for another rousing round of "Name That Component"! Today's participant hails from a Bluetooth combo keyboard/mouse, where it detects finger motion across it which the Bluetooth chip ...
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Help on unknown part

See images below : I obtained this component from an old radio set ( possibly 90s made). It was attached to the tuning dial, so most likely it is variable capacitor I believe. It has absolutely ...
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Identify RF amplifier IC

I am trying to repair a broken RF amplifier by replacing an IC. From reverse engineering, I know that this is a ~2 GHz, ~25 dB gain amplifier and that it is internally 50 ohm terminated. Some of the ...
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What kind of PC board coating is this?

I recently came into possession of two large (approx. 3x4 ft) copper-clad fiberglass boards from a junk sale. These boards are consistent with typical printed circuit board material (thickness, ...
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Identification of switch type casing type or housing type

I don't know what or how to identify this switch. Its dimensions are: 29.5mm by 25 by 21.5 tall. It has a lug for a screw on the side you can't see it is actuated by a pin on a separate housing ...
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Where can I find a transistor similar to a 2n 3904?

I have what I believe is a 2N 3904 638 transistor. It measures 50MΩ at around 70°F. How can I find a data sheet on this? How would I go about finding a similar / replacement thermistor? PS: ...
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What kind of device is this? [closed]

Hi, I found this device lying around somewhere and I have no idea what it is. Can someone help me figure out what it is?