This is from a JVC TD R272 tape deck.

Broken off connector

A ribbon cable from the head to the board goes into it. I snapped it due to impatience. Can someone tell me the name of the white plastic block? It has six pins on the base and the six part ribbon cable slides into it.

The block leaning against the PCB with the six holes it sat into, some of the pins are still in place..

The block on its side

View of PCB from below:

From below

The remnants of the pins on top.

The remnants of the pins

The ribbon cable that slots into block:

End of ribbon cable that slides into block

  • \$\begingroup\$ It sounds like you are looking for a header or possibly a connector with IDC pins, however your pictures are far from helpful. Show a picture of the mating connector or the at least the mating side of the connector. are there any markings on the connector? \$\endgroup\$ – Robert Fay Nov 2 '18 at 18:13
  • \$\begingroup\$ You may find it easiest to replace this with some other sort of connection. The nature of the ribbon will be as important to figuring that out as the broken pieces of connector. \$\endgroup\$ – Chris Stratton Nov 2 '18 at 18:15
  • \$\begingroup\$ please post pictures that show the actual pins ..... make sure that there is no reflection .... the second picture that you posted has reflection that obscures detail \$\endgroup\$ – jsotola Nov 2 '18 at 18:21
  • \$\begingroup\$ I've added more, software is not playing ball. Thanks for help \$\endgroup\$ – PaulG Nov 2 '18 at 18:39
  • \$\begingroup\$ Take a look at WM6444-ND digikey.com/product-detail/en/molex-llc/0039532064/WM6444-ND/… this would be an FFC connector. Can't tell from your pics though. If it is verttcal maybe something lime WM1175-ND digikey.com/product-detail/en/molex-llc/0520300629/WM1175-ND/… \$\endgroup\$ – Robert Fay Nov 2 '18 at 18:56

I don't know what the pitch is on that cable, but I'm willing to bet it's 1mm

Maybe one like this:

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This one
Or This one
Or these connectors


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