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I need to buy the male side of this pictured component.

It is in a Kokoon moon door bell, and is white with 2 pins.

From hunting around, it could perhaps be a 2.54mm JST-XHP JST connector. I purchased a dupont type kit, that wasn't it.

  • How do I tell?
  • Could you give me some guidance on identifying it, so I get the right attachment?

white 2 pin component

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    \$\begingroup\$ For example, the other side might actually be called the female side, given the pins insert into it... the plastic inserts into the pictured part. Appreciate your help :) \$\endgroup\$ Commented Jul 20, 2020 at 19:48
  • \$\begingroup\$ Are you able to see anything on those headers ? Remove the PCB from its casing. Are you able to measure the pitch ? \$\endgroup\$
    – Mathieu G.
    Commented Jul 20, 2020 at 20:46
  • \$\begingroup\$ it may be these ... JST XH connectors ... leeselectronic.com/en/category/2981-5mm-pitch \$\endgroup\$
    – jsotola
    Commented Jul 20, 2020 at 22:46
  • \$\begingroup\$ @MathieuG. which side is the pitch? I assume it is the shorter side or the visible rectangle, and would be the same for a 2 pin as a 4 pin right? If I had a calipers, I could probably measure that right? Without removing the component? \$\endgroup\$ Commented Jul 21, 2020 at 20:16
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    \$\begingroup\$ Pitch is the distance between 2 pins. @Spehro Pefhany gave you the solution of your problem :) \$\endgroup\$
    – Mathieu G.
    Commented Jul 21, 2020 at 20:26

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Looks like JST XH series (2.50 mm pitch). Picture of the model is below (from Digikey).

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Mating connector for the 4-pin would be the XHP-4, plus you have to buy the contacts separately, eg. SXH-001T-P0.6 for 22-26 AWG wire.

The official crimping tool is around $500 USD but there are cheaper ways to make a crimp that's probably good enough.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ It is the 2 pin one, but agreed, the 2.5mm pitch - I assume the pitch is what I would describe as the width. ie. the 2 pin and the 4 pin have the same pitch and depth, but the length is different, for the extra 2 pins? \$\endgroup\$ Commented Jul 21, 2020 at 20:12
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    \$\begingroup\$ Pitch is the distance between pin centers. So the 4 pin one would measure 7.5mm between the two end pin centers if the pitch is 2.5mm. And part number for the 2 pin housing would be XHP-2. \$\endgroup\$ Commented Jul 21, 2020 at 20:37
  • \$\begingroup\$ Thanks Spehro very helpful. \$\endgroup\$ Commented Jul 22, 2020 at 8:38

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