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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.

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Here is a link for the soldering iron that I have ordered: http://www.ebay.com/itm/311188226034

Can someone tell me what is the name of the female connector what I'm going to need? Is it possible to mount this connector onto the front panel of my case? (I saw similar connectors but all of them was made for cables, not for cases. Probably i saw completely different connectors)

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This looks similar to a circular DIN connector (not to be confused with mini-DIN).

This type of connector existed for a long time. Panel-mount female jacks for this type of connector do exist (example).

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  • \$\begingroup\$ It isn't a DIN connector, it has a central spigot. \$\endgroup\$ – Leon Heller Nov 29 '14 at 18:43
  • \$\begingroup\$ @LeonHeller DINs with a central peg appear to exist as well. \$\endgroup\$ – Dzarda Nov 29 '14 at 18:50
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    \$\begingroup\$ I've never heard of one. \$\endgroup\$ – Leon Heller Nov 29 '14 at 19:00
  • \$\begingroup\$ @LeonHeller What looks like a central locating pin is probably just the shell alignment dimple that is hard to identify in the picture. Most TC soldering irons use pretty standard DIN connectors from what I have seen, the locking ring may have to be removed if you use a standard panel socket but is not required in practice. \$\endgroup\$ – KalleMP Jul 3 '15 at 19:40
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The Hakko part number for the panel connector is B2005 and should be available from them as a replaceable part.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Nice source if the price is reasonable, good find. \$\endgroup\$ – KalleMP Jul 3 '15 at 19:41

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