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What kind of connector is this?

  • Country: Germany
  • Location: University Building (Department of Computer Science)
  • The logo in the middle rather looks like an "h"
  • 6 smaller holes form a trapezoid
  • 2 of the smaller holes are horizontally arranged in the middle
  • The 2 large holes are horizontally arranged at the bottom

8 smaller holes, 2 larger holes

It is located in a wall panel where also power outlets and telephone and ethernet sockets are located.

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    \$\begingroup\$ I don't know but it's cute. \$\endgroup\$ – dim Jan 26 '17 at 8:56
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    \$\begingroup\$ Are you sure its a connector and not just a vent? \$\endgroup\$ – PlasmaHH Jan 26 '17 at 9:07
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    \$\begingroup\$ A buzzer? if you remove the 2 screws what's behind the plate? \$\endgroup\$ – Steve G Jan 26 '17 at 9:27
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    \$\begingroup\$ It looks like Patrick Starfish from spongebob. \$\endgroup\$ – Andy aka Jan 26 '17 at 9:41
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    \$\begingroup\$ It's to connect your thelaundryfiles.wikia.com/wiki/Summoning_Grids \$\endgroup\$ – Pete Kirkham Jan 26 '17 at 12:55
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I am not able to comment, so I will leave extra information here, in case it proves useful to you.

The connector is a Hirschmann MEDU1000 ref.973078-135 from the ME series.

It is used for control signals.

According with product description, it can be used for connecting telecommunications, measurement systems and laboratory equipment.

Sorry, but I don't know what specific devices might require this connection.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ No need for a comment, you have the correct answer. I found a datasheet that gives more information about the MEDU 1000 - plus a lot more connectors. \$\endgroup\$ – JRE Jan 27 '17 at 18:25
  • \$\begingroup\$ Thanks! I will try to find someone who knows what kind of device used to be plugged into this socket. \$\endgroup\$ – moi Jan 30 '17 at 11:12

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