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Mechanical part providing electrical contacts for a cable or electronic circuit board.

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How to determine whether an FPC cable or connector is 1.25mm or 1.27mm pitch?

I'm building an LCD display test harness on a perf board. I'm looking for a solution for connecting an 14 pin FPC/FFC cable to a 2.54mm perf board. Unfortunately, even with a digital caliper, it's ...
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Connecting multiple pins of multiple connectors together on 2-layer PCB

In my case, I need to connect all pins of J1, J2, J3 except pin 4 together. The connectors are not below, but next to each other. Currently I use a 2-layer PCB. While in the schematics this is simple, ...
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Why are these RGB grounds connected to the signals?

This is part of the schematics from an old arcade cabinet. The RGB signals all have distinctive grounds that seem connected directly to the signals cable. How is it possible? There is a video ground ...
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What type of 4.2 mm pitch connector is this?

Looking for this connector if anyone can help. Looks like Molex but different from the PCI express one which always show up on searches. 4.2 mm spacing up and down.
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Populating MOLEX receptacles at industrial scale

I am a manufacturing engineer charged with implementing process improvements that reduce the total time to build an article. Our volume is such that a one minute reduction in labour results in £1K-£2K ...
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Need connector ideas [closed]

I am designing a transducer with two platinum electrodes (black lines in below picture). These electrodes are going into acrylic discs above it (blue boxes), 20mm Outer Diameter, 15mm Inner Diameter, ...
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How to connect heaters and RTD sensors from an EMC perspective

I have a PCB that drives an external system with simple resistance heaters and Resistance Temperature Detector (RTD) sensors for temperature readings placed close to them. The PCB includes a typical ...
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How does a circuit with dual charging ports actually work?

I have a tablet for which I replaced the charging connector from micro USB to USB-C using a PCB module with a USB-C connector. Since there was no space on the PCB to mount the new connector, I had to ...
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Shield termination techniques on military-style connectors

References such as PT06A-10-6S (see image bellow) are military-style connectors. I would like to connect my cable's foil and braid shielding to the chassis ground of my connector pannel via the PT06A ...
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Choosing a durable 4 wire connection coming from the edge of a cylinder [closed]

I am making a set of electronic bagpipes, and i need to connect the PCB holding the optical sensors for the fingers to a synthesizer board through a cable of a couple of meters. For the moment i haven'...
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What is the best way to adapt a larger connector when the insertion holes on the PCB do not match?

Good day, everyone. I have a Type-C connector on a device that is much larger than the micro USB connector I had previously. The insertion legs do not align with the holes on the PCB, and since it is ...
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What battery connector does the Playdate console use?

I'm trying to figure out what battery connector the Playdate console (https://play.date) uses, for replacement and other modding purposes. I've looked through many manufacturer catalogs like Molex, ...
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Advice on making a quad-directional power/data connector

I have an interesting problem that I'd like some input on. It's a bit complex, so I'll do my best to explain it clearly. I have a connector with 4 pins arranged in a square pattern. The pins are ...
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what is this part/component in this circuit schematic?

I have a circuit schematic (this is just a part of it): I am trying to find what those little circles above and below the speaker are. I dont think they are part of the speaker itself, as there is ...
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What type connector is this Sony radio FM antenna 2-pin port?

Help please to identify what male plug will fit that female FM antenna connector? Model: SONY MHC-V50D
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How can use this pcb header (rated voltage, nominal voltage etc.)?

I am looking at the following PCB header for a 2-piece pluggable terminal block by Phoenix GMSTBVA 2,5/ 4-G-7,62 (pdf) However regarding voltage there are several values in the datasheet and I couldn'...
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Help identifying this connector

I need to buy a few of female and male connectors like this one, but I don't know what they are called. 5 pins They have a latch on both sides. This connector is used in an electric scooter, to ...
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Connector identification for Ortur 10W laser module laser-to-adapter-board cable

I have searched for days now and haven't been able to identify this connector. It is from the laser cable of an Ortur 10W laser module. It is 6 pin, 2 row, 2 mm pitch and row spacing. I need to find ...
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What's this plastic strip called that functions like multiple wires?

What's this this plastic strip called that functions like multiple wires? Am I likely to be able to order placement for this one? And does it usually come with connectors on each end? The device, ...
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What kind of connector is this on my eval board? [closed]

What kind of connector is this? This is on an eval kit and there is no resource anywhere that tells me what it is.
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Silicone grease for connectors

So this post concerns the use of silicone grease on electronic boards, connectors, solar panels and high current applications. I hear unsupported views about "offgassing" and corrosion but ...
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What is this 4-pin fan header?

What is the name of this 4-pin fan header, in the first image? This is from an Intel NUC motherboard, and there is 1.0mm between each pin. Will I be able to get and use an adapter for the much more ...
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What is this 9-in-line latching connector?

1mm pitch. PCB side has U shaped pins that contact the top and bottom of the wire side connector - like an edge connector.
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Identify JST connector

I've dismantled something I'm hoping to extend the cable on. There is a JST connector on each end of the existing cable, which appears to be a JST SH connector based on measurements, 1.0mm between the ...
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What sort of connector is this (Gtech robotic lawnmower)?

I am trying to get a replacement battery for my Gtech robotic lawnmower but they don’t sell the batteries (they come pre-assembled from the factory apparently). I have opened the mower up and the ...
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Board-To-Board Connector : Shield Pins : Voltage Bus?

Question On a board-to-board connector, can the shield pins be used as power pins to carry bus voltage, or should shield pins always be tied to return? Specific Connector In my specific case, the ...
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2x8 2mm data connector name

OK, this is the last post I make I swear... I'm trying to reuse some parts of a server I've bought (Dell poweredge r720) and I've realized that the drives board needs one more connector to work (most ...
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What is this connector called and are they commonly used?

I'll probably end up just cutting it off but I'm kind of curious now. I found it on a 12vdc water pump.
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Name of a 4 pin squared fan connector

I'd like to build a custom board to control the fans of a Dell poweredge r720, and they use a 4-pin connector that I couldn't find any information about it. Here's the board connectors: Here's the ...
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Name of a 1cm 8 pin power connector

I saw that the Dell poweredge r720 uses a similar connector than the GPUs (the 8 pin connector that comes with the PSU) for the disks power board, but this is smaller (like half the size). Anyone ...
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Wiring two TRS sockets to accept either one TRS cable or two TS cables inserted

I am looking to modify the input of a small stereo amplifier with a TRS input jack to have two TRS input jacks instead. I want it to handle the following two scenarios. Scenario 1. Two TS plugs are ...
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Identifying 18-position connector

This is a connector on an Ortur Laser Master 2 Pro. It has 18 positions with 2 mm pitch. I've searched Digikey without much luck.
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Connecting MIPI DSI 39 pin to 40-pin LCD touch display

My board is radxa zero 2 pro. It has 4-lane MIPI DSI connector with 39-Pin and 0.3mm pitch. MIPI pin details of radxa zero 2 pro: ...
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Connector identification (Mitsubishi MAC-567IF-E)

I would like to ask if someone knows what connector exactly is this - it is used in Mitsubishi HVAC Wifi adapter (PN: MAC-567IF-E). I extracted this one from the adapter itself, but I would rather buy ...
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Help with multi pin connector recommendation [closed]

Let me know if this question violates the no specific product rule, but I am hoping someone can suggest a connector for me. I need a connector/family of connectors with: at least 6 pins, but not more ...
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What kind of socket is this? [closed]

I need to replace this tiny LED that backlights the Start button of some machinery. I've been Googling around for a while but still no clue what type of lamp it is or how to find a replacement. ...
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What ZIF type connector is shown in this Canon Powershot G7X Camera?

I am modifying a Canon Powershot G7X camera so that I can couple the sensor to a tube lens and microscope objective. To do this conveniently I would like to extend the ribbon cable connected to the ...
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Power jack connector and moisture problems

I have an inquiry about a design with a 3-pin jack connector, the PJ-065A. Datasheet of this connector I want to use this power jack connector for a design. I have selected this component because of ...
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Seeking USB-C Female PCB Connector for Razer Kraken X Headphones Adaptation [closed]

I’ve recently undertaken a project to adapt my Razer Kraken X USB headphones from a USB-A to a USB-C connection. Originally, these headphones featured a male USB-A cable designed for PC connection. I ...
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How to find connector type

I try to identify the following connector type but do not get it with https://connectorbook.com/identification.html Can you maybe give me a tip? (width auf the socket is about 8 mm, of the plug 6 mm)
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Which type of male header can connect to PC addressable RGB LED connectors? [closed]

I need to find the right connector, solderable on the surface of a PCB, that can mate with the cable shown in the picture below. This type of cable is commonly used of addressable RGB LED fixtures (...
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IDC connector in the middle of a ribbon cable

Say I have a 1 meter long ribbon cable with insulation displacement connectors (IDC) at either end. Can I install another IDC in between at the half meter mark? I am afraid that if the connector blade ...
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Identify these connectors

I'm trying to identify (part number, etc.) these connectors. The larger has 12 pins (pitch is 2.5 mm); the small has 13 pins (1.5mm).
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Can I solder a press-fit connector with large footprint holes?

For my project, I designed a PCB using press-fit connectors. However, due to the footprint error, the holes were larger than they should have been, and these PCBs are 8-layer high-speed PCBs. ...
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Identify connector

I tried really hard to find this online using all sorts of filters on various sites. Trying to identify this connector for LED strip modules. 4 pins, no latches (just flanges), 8.51 mm wide, 3.62 mm ...
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Designing a U.2 to M.2 NVMe adapter

I'm considering designing my own U.2 to M.2 converter card to make use of the four U.2 (PCIe 3.0 x4) connectors on my motherboard. Commercial products are available for doing this type of conversion, ...
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Battery connector name

I want to attach this battery to my PCB but I am unable to find out which male connector should I put on PCB to connect this battery? Since I will be using JLCPCB SMT assembly so it would be great if ...
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One-Way charging connector for 4S Battery

I want to use a connector to charge the 4S Battery of my underwater robot. The connector is the 6 Pin hybrid Cobalt Series connectors from BlueTrail Engineering (https://www.bluetrailengineering.com/...
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What is the name of the clip on the Raspberry Pi display connector?

I bought a Raspberry Pi Display v1.1 but the clip where panel 1 connects is missing (a brown clip, on a white connector). What is the name and size of this clip / connector? See here Someone with the ...
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Lost my connector

I had opened my Rotimatic machine for some repairs. I was taking pictures along the way of things that I unplug. While putting it back together, I realized that I am missing the connector the FFC (I ...
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