Questions tagged [connector]

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

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What is this connector symbol?

I'm working on a PCB design homework in PADS and I've come across a symbol that I have never seen (circled in red below). It is of a filled in rectangle with a triangle below it. I'm thinking it ...
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Eagle Library Missing Micro b Connector?

I'm not sure if this post belongs here or in another community but here we go. I'm working with Eagle cad (pcb) and i'm looking through the libraries and I couldn't find a single MICRO b usb connector....
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What type of printer port is this?

I just got a currency discriminator (Carnation CR1500) that can be connected to a receipt printer. There is a modular jack on the back of the machine, but I don't know what kind of cable it needs. It ...
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Does anybody have PCIe (3.0) aka PCI Express module card edge connector technical drawing?

I was searching through the internet to find PCI Express card edge connector footprints / technical drawings / pin spacing / layout of the module cards that you stick in these connectors you can find ...
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Connector for 0.96 inch LCD screens [on hold]

Does a connector exist, aand if, then by what part nr does it go by, that fits for the ribbon cable of these displays?. Soldering the ribbon directly to the board does not sound like a fun activity.
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What type of sensor connection would be the most suitable?

I have a pressure transducer with a 6 pin bayonet MIL-C-26482 male connector. I need to wire this connector with a 9 pin female D sub analog input connector and I am not sure how to do so. Schematic ...
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How to mount Anderson connector on PCB

I'm trying to mate with a P992G1 Anderson connector and need to find a suitable PCB-mount receptacle to design into my board (footprint, STEP model, etc.). The P992G1 is connected to a battery/solar ...
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Connecting 21" screen to LVDS connector on motherboard

I'm working in an "All-in-One pc" project. For that, I have an old Dell laptop (which only works with DC adapter) and a 21" LG monitor. My question is: How can I connect the LCD panel directly on the ...
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Weatherproofed Connector For Outdoor Valve

To connect an electronic outdoor DC solenoid valve to a timer, I am getting recommendations to use a silicone-filled wire nut OR solder and heat-shrink. I understand that wire-nuts are simpler for ...
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DC Power Connector Type

I have looked at many DC connector types but still couldn't find what type is the following connector. It's not XLR or Power DIN. Any ideas? It's similar to GX16-4 4-Pin 16mm Aviation Pug but it's not ...
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To connect Active GPS Antenna wires on PCBA should Solder or use Connector

Will it make a difference if I solder or use the supplied SMA type connector to connect the wires of Active GPS antenna on PCBA? I am using gps antenna of this type.
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What is this wire to board connector called?

I'm looking for the correct terminology of the connector in the pictures below, which, as far as I understand, serves to connect unstriped wires pretty easily to some form of socket. I encountered it ...
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What type of connector would you recommend for this situation? [duplicate]

Rework of: What general purpose connectors are used for GPIO data? That question was put on hold with the instructions: "Instead, describe your situation and the specific problem you're trying to ...
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What general purpose connectors are used for GPIO data? [closed]

Let's say I have a chassis housing a raspberry pi. I have a second chassis with some neopixels. I want to connect these two chassis with two panel mount connectors and a cable. The cable would be ...
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Connectors for access to four conductors from a 40-wire ribbon cable

I have a Raspberry Pi project I'm working on that will involve connecting three printed circuit boards. I'm trying to figure out a rugged and convenient way to make the connections. The drawing below ...
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What the forklift is this gold piece on my push/pull connector?

I got a pseudo-lemo connector that seems to go together in the order the parts are laid down on the plastic baggy. The solder cup goes into the sliding part, and the rubber goes on the end to give ...
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Condutive clamp or similar?

I have a sheet of annodized metal that I need to connect a wire to. In the past I have tried wire glue and soldering but each are really ineffective in their own ways. Soldering is slow and best for ...
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Connecting four wires to and from SMT PCB

I have a strange situation where I need to modify a signal through my own PCB board and then output it through a new set of connectors / wires. The problem is i am a self-taught electrical engineer, ...
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DB25M to DB26M pinout

I am trying to connect a DB25 male cable to a DB26 male receptable. Seems that there are no out of the box adapters available for this, so will have to solder my own. Having trouble and a lot of ...
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Help identifying connector with screw housing (RG…?)

I presume this should be a simple ID for someone who knows. I am interested in the general family of connector (e.g. RGxx). It's not something I ever use but as I have a box of them I could do with ...
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Are there PCB connectors capable of suporting more than 3.5kV of working voltage?

I was thinking of a design for bringing VCC+ and GND to a board through a PCB connector. VCC = 6 kV. It comes from external source towards a banana jack within a metal case. The first idea was to fit ...
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Cat6 Ethernet connections

I have been trying to create my own CAT6 cable lengths, but have been having problems with achieving a connection. Every diagram that I have seen online doesn't match my wires exactly. I have an ...
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How to use shielded audio cable with micro-fit molex connector?

This is typical shielded audio cable which I’m supposed to use with micro-fit molex connector. The problem with that cable is that the ground cable/the shield is not insulated and I found it very ...
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pass thermocouple K type through d-sub and circuit box - what might be error?

What might be temp error if I'll pass my TC through simple d-sub (green & pink) and from my circuit box (blue) to destination device (yellow) I want to use copper wire, wire lenght between them ...
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Connector Identification on Instrument

I have a piece of instrument made around 2000 with a connector to computer that I cannot recognize. Can someone help me out? It is a 20-pin connector, with 10 pins on each row. Pictures are here: ...
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Identification: what type of connector does the pictured socket take?

The picture was taken off an equipment we are trying to connect to. Unfortunately the connector type was not specified in user manual. The closest one I can find based on shape is molex 4 pin female ...
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USB-C Connector: How to route signals

I'm having trouble understanding how to route the signals out of the Molex 1054500101 Type-C USB connector - specifically the B1-B12 pins. The distance between row A and row B is only 0.5mm, too ...
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How to find a DB9-type connector color code?

I'm looking to splice wires from a DB-sub (9 pin) connector out to a breadboard but I'm getting different pictures for color-coding which makes me confused. What's more confusing is the connect I have ...
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Unknown Battery Connector [closed]

Hi, this is a standard 260mAh 3.7V battery. I've seen this on several listings on eBay, Aliexpress however nobody says what this connector is. In particular I'm looking for the receptacle part of ...
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What kind of JST connector will fit this stepper motor?

I'm not familiar with JST connectors so please bear with me. According to the datasheet (here) this stepper uses a JST S11B-ZR female connector. 1) I'm confused since based on my understanding, S11B ...
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Minimum distance between two connectors in a high voltage PCB design

My application will have low current (mA) but high voltage lines. High voltage will arriving from external source using banana jacks on the case. I am looking for an example in which someone uses ...
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How to find the right connector?

I have gotten the task of finding an appropriate connector for our application, but given so much information there is on connectors, I don't even know which information is relevant. So this is the ...
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What are the options to properly wire an MFRC522 sensor to an Arduino board?

I have 3 MFRC522 RFID sensors that are hidden in a drawer. Those sensors are connected to an Arduino which is at a distance of 3 meters. Those cards communicate via the SPI protocol. The wiring is ...
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Electronically verify whether cable is connected to RJ45 connector

Background: I have a device that interfaces with a motor controller over RS-485 via an RJ45 socket. Currently, the port is a standard 4x2 RJ45 connector with the RS-485 using pins 2 and 7 ...
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How to calculate distance between two wire-pcb connectors with high voltage for keeping connectors isolation?

I'm planning the way of connecting 8 devices terminal wires all together within a 6kV point (V+), there will be 8 more wires connected to GND (V-). Those V+ and V- points will be in the metal case. ...
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What is this connector called and how do I open it?

And how do I open it to put in a wire? And can I use stranded wire or should i crimp (it's so small ferrule connectors dont fit)
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Does the 969973-3 SMD receptacle need mounting holes?

I am designing a board that uses a 969973-3 wire-to-board receptacle. In its drawing there are specified six 1.2 mm (mounting?) holes. Does anybody know what are they used for? I've seen pictures ...
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What is the difference between 3 and 4 Pin IEC320 C14 Power Sockets?

What is the difference between 3 and 4 Pin IEC320 C14 Power Sockets? Looking at the picture attached from reseller I cannot see what the 4th pin serves and I cannot find a description anywhere short ...
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Can we convert two type of USB ports by simply re-mapping the pins?

So there's lots of different port (or plug) out there like USB type-c, micro USB etc. Where I'm curious to convert between those port is it just simply like re-mapping those pins to the correct ...
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How to join and connect two wires in one connector point professionaly in a high voltage PCB?

Regarding a HV (6KV) PCB design there is a part of the circuitry related to reed relay connection. I have chosen a HV relay (datasheet) with flying lead connection in order to separate physically LV ...
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Location for placing ESD components for UHD video

I am implementing ESD protection for HDMI video input. The HDMI video goes through a custom cable of ours, into a connector board attached to our enclosure, through an edge card connector, into our ...
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Correct type of wire for simple DIY projects involving soldering [closed]

I am making my own bluetooth speaker which will require me soldering wire to PCBs etc. However, I am unsure of which type of wire to buy for the project. I understand that positive and negative wiring ...
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Special requirements 100Mbps (Ethernet) connection to PCB

Is there any special requirements/limitations to how 100Mbps Ethernet conductors can be connected to the PCB? For instance in the design prompting the question I have a Ethernet connection entering ...
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Name of circular AC connector between kettle and base with one prong

What is the part no./name of the circular appliance adapter (with 1-prong) that connects a kettle to the base that allows the kettle to turn freely. Another appliance is the Nespresso Aeroccino3: I ...
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How to connect to unusually spaced PCB edge?

I have a TI-84 keypad for the TI-Nspire calculator and I thought it might be interesting to use it in a project as a button matrix. The connector looks like this: Unfortunately the edge connector has ...
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What type of crimp terminals are these?

In my vehicle, I have a 27-pin connector with Volkswagen OEM part number 8K0 972 701 (male) / 8K0 972 702 (female). Etched onto it is the TE Connectivity logo and the number 1718872-1. I am looking ...
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What does 8W8 or 7W2 stand for in connector description? [closed]

Pretty straightforward from the title.
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TRRS connector schematic

Can somebody explain the following schematic and how can I use this connector with a TRRS cable: I can see pins 2 and 6 are connected but I don't understand why there are still 4 pins left instead of ...
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Low Profile PCB Connector Identification

There's some connectors on a PCB I would like to make a breakout for, but I'm having trouble identifying the connector type. Could somebody help me identify what type of connector this is, and ...
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Ingress protection(IP Code) at connectors

What does the IP code exactly describe when applied at bulkhead receptacles? The ability to seal the conductors inside of the connector from the environment or the ability to seal the enclosure from ...