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I desoldered a bunch of connectors (out of a Baird VHS player IIRC) long ago and never made an effort to find out what they are. The only markings I can find on them are a very faint SMK on the underside of the moulding. I looked around SMK's website but they only show current products. Is there a legacy datasheet/series identifier for these connectors? I'd like to at least try and get hold of some wire-end parts to recycle the collection of PCB ends that I have.

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    \$\begingroup\$ There’s only one sensible place to recycle old connectors when there is no strong forward plan to put a sensible use to them...... \$\endgroup\$ – Andy aka Jan 21 at 17:33
  • \$\begingroup\$ Have you measured the pitch? That's the best starting point. \$\endgroup\$ – jonathanjo Jan 21 at 18:29
  • \$\begingroup\$ @jonathanjo They're 2.5 or 2.54mm pitch. I can fit them through the holes in some prototyping board. \$\endgroup\$ – Bojangles Jan 22 at 16:19
  • \$\begingroup\$ @Andyaka I've had them using up prime parts drawer space for like 10 years. Would be nice to give them a better sendoff than a garbage bag ;) \$\endgroup\$ – Bojangles Jan 22 at 16:19

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