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

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What connector is this on the Eachine E160 flight control board?

I'm trying to find the exact type of this 3-pin clippy connector - I need another one to connect the SBUS signal to the board: Measures: Pitch: ~1mm Total width: ~6mm Total height: ~3mm I've been ...
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Need help to identify this PCB connector

I really need to identify the name of this connector type. It is the PCB end of a lightning connector on a FLIR thermal camera for IOS. Mine is just like this but with lightning instead of this USB-C
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Health hazard of cadmium plated connectors

I don't know if this is the right place for my question. Anyways: We work with cadmium plated nickel-base connectors. These are "Amphenol SJRT series" connectors. See this image: Catalog ...
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RJ45 plugs for larger wire sizes [closed]

We purchased 4 pin M12 male connectors pre-wired with around 2m of 4 core, 2 twisted pairs of cable. It is being used for ethernet and we are putting RJ45 connectors on the other end of the cable. ...
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Question regarding Connector

Can someone please help me to understand what type of connector is the below : How do we classify this 99S12D-40MA5-y connector which is on page 33 in the Catalog document? Do we call it as a ...
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Identification of Board Connector

I'm looking for reference or manufacturer of such THT Board connector. It comes from Automotive module. Note the PIN-Holes are elongated:
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Is it possible to connect to non-miso device

Is it possible to setup a connection to my device? Is it SPI ? The device is x96 android tv box, (manufacturer unknown, may be TT TV Box, listed as both x96 and X96, its casing is lower case). Managed ...
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Connector Voltage Ratings Relative/Absolute Across Multiple Pins

When using connectors with specific working voltage ratings, does this refer to: The relative voltage between any two adjacent pins, The absolute voltage relative to anything within the system, or ...
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How to connect interfaces' shields?

I am designing a new PCB board these days, and I am confused about how to connect interfaces' shields. The interfaces on the board include USB, RJ45 and D-SUB, should them be connected directly to ...
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Can fitting nails of board connectors be used as regular pins?

Board-to-board connectors often have 2 fitting nails (name depends on vendor), e.g. Molex 505066-0622: The product specification includes many properties of those fitting nails, e.g. contact ...
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Can you please help me identify this 2-pin, weatherproof DC connector?

I'm fixing an outdoor display item for a friend, and I need to replace the connector. I've pored over images from different Google searches, but I don't know if this type of connector has a special ...
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Are SV5-5 spade connectors proprietary / trademarked?

I wish to advertise a product as using SV5-5 forked terminals. I am worried that I would be infringing someones trademark if I use the words "SV5-5 10AWG forked connectors" Is it a generic ...
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Switched Mono jack + battery: Make circuit when plugged in

I would like to replicate the functionality inside the Ampoids guitar amp (9v battery) in which the circuit is turned on only when you plugin a male 6.3mm mono jack to it I believe that the most ...
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Are these long 5525 barrel jack proprietary?

I have tried to connect a 12v DC adaptor and also a battery pack to my telescope unsuccessfully. Sadly it seems Celestron DC jack needs to be around 2mm longer than common 5525 DC ports. I was ...
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Need to build custom cable for Xilinx Programming

I need to build a cable that will connect 15 signals between two PCB boards. This will allow me to program a Xilinx FPGA over the select map interface (clock, data rw, cs). Since these signals are all ...
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How would you connect a light dependent resistor / photoresistor/ CdS cell at a right angle to a surface mount board?

My project uses light dependent resistors (aka photoresistors or CdS cells). All the ones I can find for sale from the usual suppliers are through hole type. ie. they have two wire legs. The PCB I'm ...
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Project ARA electrical connectors

Looking at conventional smartphone flat flex cable connections, there looks to be a great deal more conducting pins/contacts than on these Project ARA models - Increasing the size of these connections ...
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Powering an old TI Silent 707 with a missing external AC/AC adapter

I just got my hands on a TI Silent 700 model 707, but it's missing the external power transformer. Unlike similar Silent 700 models, this features an optional battery pack which complicates things ...
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What connector type is this 3 pin connector

Can anyone help me identify this connector? It is 3 pin wire-to-wire female connector, distance between center of the pins is 4.5mm, each whole is 4mm. One of the pin holes is square. Looks like some ...
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Where might I find a weird hybrid USB A-MicroB plug? [closed]

I have a product with a USB-A plug that can open to reveal a Micro-B plug: Any idea how or where to find such a thing? I tried searching Mouser and Digi-Key but don't see anything like it. (Actually,...
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Is this a standard power connector? (from Victron Energy 12V battery charger)

I am trying to find out whether I can buy this connector. I've browsed Victron Energy's manuals/specs and can find no mention of the connector name. Spec sheet PDF Note that one of the corners of the ...
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JST/HJST connector identification

I am trying to replace the power cable on a Yamaha RX-385 receiver; it connects to the board via this connector, which I am failing to find on Mouser/Digikey. It seems almost like a 3-pin connector ...
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Wire gauges thickness/connector type for speaker level wire

So I'm wondering what wire thickness is required for a homemade speaker level wire (200w amp head output over maybe 10cm)? And what connector type would be recommended for the wire type (I would like ...
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Sparkfun QUIIC JST connector part number?

Sparkfun promotes and I2C connector defacto standard dubbed QUIIC®. I'm looking for an orderable part number for the JST connectors that QUIIC is based on. I want to put them on a board I'm ...
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Can I connect the LoRa Module pin to SMA Antenna with wire?

I have RFM95W LoRa Module and an antenna with an SMA connector (you can see in the image below). The module does not have an SMA connector. There are just pins. Can I connect the SMA connector with ...
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What connector do Somfy Li-Ion electric blind chargers use?

I would like to make an extension cable for my Somfy Electric Blinds (with integrated Li-Ion battery). The connectors on the blind and charger are pictured below, with a logo I don't recognise on the ...
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Delayed insulation failure of DC barrel jack

Recently I had to replace a male DC barrel jack that connected a string of LEDs to a driver. Unconnected, I measured 100 VDC out of the driver. The male jack I salvaged from an old 12 VDC power ...
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What kind of circular 16 pin connector is this? [closed]

This is a connector on some device. I need to build an adapter which goes between the shown parts. Is this some kind of "standard" connector? I see 16 pins. The device is from the US. ...
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Why don't we use the same connector for all digital signals? [closed]

A modern PC typically has a lot of connectors, including USB ports, displayport and HDMI ports, and ethernet ports. My understanding is that all of these are digital connections that are designed for ...
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What type of connector is this (16-pin, 1-row)?

I came across a (dead) board and am trying to figure out how it might be revived. The board has this connector, which seems to be connected to a ADSP-BF533 processor. From BF533's specification I ...
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What kind of 6x1 connector is this?

I'm trying to build a diy pedal adapter for my digital piano. The piano has a 6x1 2.54mm pitch female socket header. It has a serrated side, and a little notch on the other side to secure the male ...
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Quick Question - What is the TPM Connector Size?

Anyone know the connector size for the TPM port? I wanna take the 5vSB power from it. If it helps its a MSI B450+ Tomohawk. Thanks! P.S. I have searched but TPM means too many things! Edit: WHOOOOOPS! ...
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How to connect a flex ribbon cable to a screw terminal block?

Does anyone have ideas on how to mate a flex PCB with a screw terminal block? Some background: At my workplace, we're using the following Keysight DAQM900A Datalogger MUX cards: In the past we've ...
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Identifying a connector

Can anyone identify this connector? Female part: The crimp parts look like this: And the male part looks like this: Context: These came with a Smoothieboard v1.1. I keep messing up the crimp ...
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Breaking out a few QFP footprint to a small connector

I have a PCB that has an realtek RTS5169 controller IC(QFP-48) on it. The IC itself is attached to USB data lines. I want to remove this controller and add another USB device to the PCB. Now I don't ...
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Why silver plating for 3.5 mm stereo jack

Never thought about it until previous part I used, 3.5 mm stereo jack, gold plated, has depleted in the place I was buying it from. Research for replacement shows that such connectors may have gold or ...
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Is 3.5mm audio jack suitable for rotating connection?

I am designing a product where a removable accessory part should be connected while allowing rotation - boom microphone connected to a headset - you can plug and unplug and it should be possible to ...
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Tell me a wire-to-wire connector that is soldered, not crimped [closed]

...because I hate crimpers - I'm just not very good with them! This will be for small electronics projects carrying small loads (5V/12V / 3-5As). It will be to connect on wire end to another. They ...
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Ground layout between two data acquisition boards

I'm designing a two-board data acquisition system for resistive and capacitive environmental sensors. Board 1 hosts the sensors on a mezzanine daughter board (dashed lines) and contains the ADC for ...
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Problems with small signals through BNC connectors?

I have a 120kHz signal from a transducer with peak to peak values of typically 40mV being carried over coax cable and connected at both ends via BNC connectors. Most of the time this seems to work, ...
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Why most non-invasive current sensors have a minijack at the other end?

If I search on google for non-invasive current sensor and click on the images tab, in most cases, I see a minijack at the other side of the wire. What is the reason for this? Is this minijack supposed ...
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How many wiring combinations exist for an *n*-pin cable/connector?

This is more a pedantic question about the possible number of wiring permutations inherent to an n-pin connector and cable. Note combinations imply that elements may be used more than once (combined),...
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When were “bump / IDC” connectors (2 row, 0.1" grid, mass-term ribbon cable) introduced? By whom?

I am doing a timeline of connectors and I can't place these these connectors. Who introduced them? (3M?) And when?
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How to implement the circuitry for a reversible connector

My sports watch has a 4-pin connector on the back used for charging and data exchange. The male connector can be plugged in 2 ways. This means that internally the power and ground are swapped. Same ...
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Quest for a SMD power connector

I am looking for something similar to this connector, in SMD form. Any hints?
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What is this connector name used on the NordicTrack RW200?

I need this exact connector, but I can't find it. It's used on the NordicTrack RW200. The female is about 8 x 10 x 20 millimetres. I looked at : https://helpful.knobs-dials.com/index.php/...
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Can I use jumper cables to display my LEDs far away from the breadboard?

Apologies for a possible very newbie question. I would like to create a small circuit using a breadboard and a 6V power source. My goal is to have 10 LEDs running in parallel (each with its own ...
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Is there a good overview to find connector types?

While taking a look into my overheating B&O speakers, I unfortunately ripped off a connector. Now I need an exact matching replacement, but I did not find it in any online-shop by filtering. So my ...
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Change FPC Pitch

I recently had a PCB made with a FPC on it. Unfortunately its the wrong pitch (Yes really stupid oversight) and so we need a solution that doesn't involve ordering a new board. The board has a 4 pin 0....
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18/4 connector for repeated plugging and unplugging? [closed]

I'm designing a device for off-grid DC power delivery. Because this is a fairly specialized system that wants to minimize complexity and whatnot, the plan is for the power supply and load to be ...

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