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

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What is the name of this cable?

What is the name of the next cable: (source: http://www.e-shetach.co.il/images/itempics/24to12_large.jpg) Those are 2 examples of how it looks, can anyone tell me the name of it? Thanks in ...
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Help me identify this rotary encoder [on hold]

I need help identifying this 360 degree rotary encoder on my Roland SC-880 rack synthesizer. This one has become 'jumpy' and Roland claims the part is discontinued. So my only choice is to replace it. ...
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Integrated-circuit identification

I need help identifying two SMD parts. One says (1G5) and the other says (1P) they each have six pins.
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How a robot can Identify numbers?

Suppose, I have 10 pieces of PVC squares. Each PVC square has a number printed on it. I want to create a robot who identifies the number printed on a square. Can anybody give any ideas? I mean is ...
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What is this schematic symbol representing?

I found this symbol in some datasheet. But I have no idea what is it? Can anyone tell me?
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What type of zener diode is this?

What type of zener diode is this? The thin band is blue.
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Need help identifying an integrated circuit

Pulled from a large tube TV, this one is a real head scratcher. I think it's an RCA chip but all RCA chips I've see use a different part naming scheme (for example ...
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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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How to identify SMD devices from the codes on top of the component?

I have a PCB and I am trying to identify a couple of the ICs and other SMD devices that are on there but can't find anything on or offline that tells me what the package codings mean. I have a couple ...
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Who has manufactured this IC?

This is a RF receiver IC from a cheap Chinese radio controlled toy. I am not able to figure out whose logo this is.
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Cable Connector Identification [on hold]

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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Help Identifying Radio Component and Replacement Part

My girlfriend picked up an old Philco tabletop AM radio. If I had to guess, I'd say it was manufactured around 1960. I couldn't find any model number or year stamp. It's encased in plastic. It powered ...
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Help identifying those parts SG7 / EA336L / M71A / 8246 / K333CD?

Could someone tell me what is those parts are used for? I tried googling on them but with no results Attached is the picture on their borad, it's a podometer
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What is this 60's-80's era component?

My friend owns a factory with a very old machine. This component appears to have failed, but he does not know what it is. It is likely that it is a much larger version of a modern component. Here ...
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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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Unknown “268” DIP-14 IC

I have been going through a container of old electronics and discovered a set of ten DIP-14 ICs labelled "268." I have searched this number as well as the additional unique number on each chip, but ...
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Help identifying this IC? 0681, V04, FM279U01

Can anyone help identify it? As far as I can tell, the markings are 0681 on both sides of the die, then in the middle it has V04, and at the bottom it has FM279U01.
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Mystery Geoscience (?) Device

My friend went through the electronics dumpster at the neighboring geoscience/civil engineering faculty and dug out this device which we can't figure out what it is. Approx 25*10*5 cm in ...
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DIL Chip information required

I have a "Delay Timer Switch, with delay adjustable from 0 to 10 seconds". It operates from 12V. Can anybody tell me that what is this part in this PCB? I guess it is DIL chip (I am a beginner and ...
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Unusual old resistor symbols identification

Image from: here. This image is the schematic of an old Tesla 521A valve amplifier radio. On the following resistors in the schematic there are weird markings: R4, R5, R6, R24, R25, R26 I am ...
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Safely removing bonding glue from an IC in order to identify it?

I have an IC, that has 5 visible bonds. The entire IC is covered with some sort of semi transparent bonding glue. I want to identify the IC and were thinking to remove the glue somehow. What chemical ...
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What is this component

I am trying to identify this electrical component at my work, it acts a leak detection sensor on a pump that when exposed to water will shut down the system. Thank You !
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Help identifying this chip (EEPROM?)

I have a circuit board from a Stratasys UPrint SE filament cartridge, and I'm trying to talk to the EEPROM on it. This board is unlike other Stratasys boards that I've seen people hacking with, and ...
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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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What is the purpose of these forks?

I have disassembled a phone charger today and I have found some interesting feature that I do not understand, I have marked it on the picture. Left side of this structure is connected to P1, that is ...
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What are these displays called?

I now searched the web for about an hour and just can't figure out how these displays are called or where to buy them. A lot of airports use them for the departure table. They seem to be just ...
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5.5 B&W CRT pin identification

I have a CRT from a cheap Chinese 5.5 inch B&W TV and I am trying to make it work. I need your help on how I should connect everything in a circuit. The electron gun is mounted on a 7-pin plastic ...
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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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“Position measurement diode” identification

We have a component laying around our lab that we have been using to take some measurements. Supposedly it reads the position (x/y coordinates) of a laser beam (standard 5 mW red laser pointer) ...
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What is this object found on transmission lines?

What are the components, circled in red in the figure, on this transmission line ?
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Component identification service

For pills there exists a service which can ID them based on markings, shape, color, etc. I buy the grab bags of ICs from Jameco and sometimes get a part or two that I can't identify within a few pages ...
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What type of molex connector is this?

I've been buying wire-to-wire and wire-to-board Molex connectors that look like this: from a local hardware store for years (the image is taken from SparkFun, which sells them with the crimp ...
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Identify/substitute an SMD MOSFET labeled “540N 88KFG” for LCD monitor repair

I'm trying to repair the logic board of an LCD monitor that died while giving off a burned smell. It seems that an LCD driver chip and a MOSFET (I think) burned out. The chip was easy to identify ...
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Component identification 8Y

I hope someone can help I am trying to find out what this component is so I can hopeful replace it The device is a Fluke Network Management device the unit works for about 2-3 minutes depending on ...
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Can anyone identify this part?

I am thinking maybe a thermistor? I can't remember where I got it from.
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What parts could be labeled XT and be near a Clock of a microcontroller

An ice cube maker stopped working with the symptom that the temperature cycles are getting shorter and shorter. I suspect that the microcontrollers clock is not working properly. I desoldered a part ...
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“LB” component reference designator

I'm doing a bit of reverse engineering on my Das Keyboard Model S Ultimate. I'm beginning to develop a pretty good understanding of the circuitry, but I am confused about one type of component on the ...
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Need help identifying a component

I'm doing a repair job on a hard drive logic board which has a blown component. I'm used to dealing with SATA drives where the TVS diodes have suffered damage and therefore taking them out of line / ...
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Aircom air connectors, what are they called?

Does anyone know what type of connector this is?
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How do I find the right replacement capacitors? [closed]

I am new to the world of small scale electronics, and am attempting to repair a small flat screen TV, more as a learning experience really, and if it works, awesome! After doing a little googling, I ...
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Type M AC Adapter Pins -Identification Help

Below is the picture from a Belkin Wemo wireless switch teardown for the side that plugs into the wall outlet. The complete teardown is here They have mounted the AC pluggable pins directly on the ...
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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 ...