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Questions tagged [connector]

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

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What's the name for this DIN phono connector?

I just bought an Ortofon RMG212 tonearm without a phono plug connector. What is the name of this connector, so I can find phono plugs to connect to my pre amp? I think it's some sort of 7 pin or maybe ...
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Identification of a 18*3 pin, 2.54 mm spacing connector for a Bus debugging connector gateway

I am looking for a connector to buy online as a replacement part, following the specifications: 18*3 pin, 2.54 mm spacing. I'd like to at least find an appropriate identification for this connector ...
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What is this contact on a jack socket schematic?

I'm looking for a 4-poles (TRRS) 3.5mm jack socket with integrated switch, and stumbled upon this connector schematic: (this is an extract from the CLIFF FC68129 datasheet) I understand that pins 1, ...
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Understanding Ports on DAC

So I am working with this DAC and I am trying to attach reference voltages and outputs, but I am confused. Looking at this image of the board, what is the connection to VOUT ? How do I connect to ...
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Why is there a diaphragm at the tip of high tension plugs? [on hold]

I've seen a few high tension plugs with three pins, and there is a circular rubber piece that is 5mm thick over top of them. Any idea what that's for?
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Anyone can ID this “FCI” connector in a Fiat 500 parking light?

I'm looking to replace the terminals but can't even ID the connector. Can get a connector kit from the dealer for $70 but just need one 50 cent terminal.
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What is the PCB name of this speaker connector?

I am designing a PCB board in EasyEDA for a DIY audio amp. I have searched in several places to find the proper technical name of this speaker connector but I could not find it. I searched in Mouser ...
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Ensuring good contact between ring terminals and the screw terminals they're bolted to

I'm working on a high-current switching converter for research purposes. Because of the voltages and currents involved, many components use screw terminals to connect to wires. I haven't used screw ...
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How should one terminate litz wire?

When using Litz wire, the accepted method of stripping the wire is by dipping it in a solder bath, which effectively turns the end of it into solid-core wire, so my question is thus: How good is the ...
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ATX power supply won't turn on when connected to motherboard

I am troubleshooting a problem with a power supply for an HP EX490 Mediasmart server. The power supply no longer powers on when the power button is pressed on the back of the server. I have ...
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Whats the best type of connector for test equipment? [closed]

I am selecting the components to use for a tester I am developing. I am looking at various types of board to board connectors. The requirements are: Rated to least 2A. Rated to ~200v. *High ...
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Series + Parallel Custom Lipo Cell Charging Options

I have a custom LiPo cell, made up of 8x 11.1V 2200 mAh 30C bats. They are wired in pairs in series, and then all four ensuing sets are connected in parallel, to form a 22.2V 8800 mAh battery. I am ...
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What should be assumed regarding the upper frequency of sma connectors

There are infinitely many sellers of sma connectors of various kind in ebay or other stores. This one is an example. But they very seldom specify what is the maximum frequency at which the device can ...
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Common 6-wire sockets/connectors

I'm currently playing around with some load cells in a wheatstone bridge - each cell has 3 wires (sub-1mm thickness). I want to mount these cells onto 2 separate pieces that can be spaced apart to ...
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Why are automotive connectors and wires so big?

Cars and motorcycles have many electronic sensors which are small. But it seems they are all connected with big connectors and at least 22AWG wires. Why? I would think 30AWG wires and tiny connectors ...
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What are these solderless (IDC) USB connectors called?

I was salvaging the connectors from a fraying micro usb cable (that came with an LG G4 phone) and found that the connectors have a unique construction (see image below, Source: https://www.alibaba.com/...
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What are these latching wire-to-board power entry connectors called?

What are these connectors called? They are very common for supplying power to PCBs; the latch keeps them in place. This particular instance has 3.5mm/.138in centers, but I see them a lot, usually ...
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What are turret connectors?

While working on a project recently, I noticed that Digi-key has a product category "Terminals - Turret Connectors". I've never seen connectors like this before, and they don't look like any kind of ...
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What is this connector that allows wires to be pushed in without stripping first?

I have exhausted my resources on Google trying to find this connector, mainly because I'm not quite sure what to search for. Per the photos, it looks like you can push the wires in and two metal ...
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What style of socket can I use for thin leads?

Preamble This is not a shopping question in the usual sense, because I'm not looking for specific product recommendations. I'm looking for advice on what category or style of connector is best-suited ...
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Standard Powered Female DC Connector

Is there a standardized female DC jack designed to provide power, much like AC female wall outlets? Typically devices that require a DC power input are powered by individual external power supplies (...
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connector between copper wire and very small silver wire

I have a scientific piece of equipment that has very thin silver wire (they are 0.008'' in diameter, with teflon coating, for a total outer diameter of 0.011''). I need to connect this equipment to ...
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4 pin connector is melting even with 5 volt and 0.1 amp power supply, Why?

I am using a connector as shown: . I am using this to connect to my camera, which works at 5 volts and 0.1 Amp. But this connector works only for few days and then the plastic portion of the ...
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Connector Identification

I'm trying to identify the kind of connector I need to repair it, and/ or the connector pin. I can't track it down on digikey, pictures attached.
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What kind of connector can be used for 1.5 mm jack

I recently bought this product. The jack is of 1.5 mm in this. I have tried to use all kinds of wires inside this jack but none of them fit properly. The standard male to male wires are also too loose ...
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Changing flex connector on LCD motherboard

The flex connector from a Philips 236v4lhab motherboard has some of its pins broken. They are touching each other (8,9,10). Can't show it on the photo but have tested with the voltmeter. I'm wondering ...
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What kind of fan connector is this?

I need to change fans of my beamer but I cant find a replacement because I dont know which connector they used. Thought it would be an 3 Pin connector but it isnt. The connector in the pictures is ...
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FFC Flex PCB Flat Connector for Raspberry Pi 3 B+

I have bought a barcode scanner online (promised to be specific for Raspberry Pi 3 with USB interface) but its cable does not have any connector and is just a flat cable with numbers as ...
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Connectors in outdoor enviroment

I designed multiple modules which have to be connected in an outdoor environment but are located in rainproof casings. These modules don't get wet from direct weather and have no direct exposure to UV ...
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What causes guitar amp to crackle and pop when connecting a smartphone to it?

I shortened a TRS aux cable (by cutting/soldering/heat-shrinking both ends of the cable). When I connect my laptop to my guitar amp (Peavey Vypyr 2) using this cable, it sounds good. But when I ...
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What are these connectors called (home applicances)?

I see these connectors inside a microwave oven and other home appliances. They are installed on the ends of wires and have round edges, while the middle section is flat. What are they called and do ...
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Is there a way to terminate a two conductor cable to a BNC plug?

I have a device with a two conductor cable that I need to interface to a signal conditioner with a BNC input (same as that on a standard oscilloscope). I would rather not use a hacky solution like a ...
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What exact connector is this?

I'm trying figure out what connector this is? The pitch is 2mm. I believe it may be a type of JST connector. connector: mate: pitch:
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How to correctly use a set of pogo pins?

Following the excellent recommendation to a previous question of mine (on what to use when I want to connect to a board without soldering), I got hold of pogo pins. How to use them correctly, when in ...
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50 Ohm Board to Board Connector

I'm trying to build a tunable bandpass filter for 140 to 1500 Mhz, and the design requires that I move the signal from a PCB with an SMA connector to another mounted about 3mm above it. I'm using ...
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Name the connector - Automotive - Turn signal lever

This part is from a car's turn signal lever. The simple circuit has some interesting stuff - like carbon contacts to interface the arm with PCB. Also the connector - this is the first time I see this. ...
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Choosing a connector for a 12-wire keyboard scan matrix [closed]

This is my first real electronics project, so please do let me know if I’m doing something stupid here. :) I’m wiring up an old set of organ pedals to a Teensy LC for use as a MIDI controller, so I’m ...
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I don't know the name of the following 4-pin connector

I want to replace an SMD connector on the following PCB, but I do not know how to search for it, in order to buy it. I have attached a photo from the male connector, it might help. Can you name it?
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What are these connectors called? (Often found inside of Smartphones)

Whats the name of these connectors?
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What connector is this? I haven't a clue, looks standard though

https://imgur.com/a/D4sBi3D I need to get an adapter to connect the plug from the green board, to the plug on the brown board. However, I have no idea what the green board's connector is called, so I ...
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Identification of 2-tab power connector

Can anyone identify the correct plug for this socket? Those are 6.3mm tabs, for mains voltage and around a 10A load. Many thanks!
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Extend smartphone camera outside the device

For a project, I would like to move the camera of a smartphone (Honor 7 in my case) ouside of the device by an extension of some sort. I have determined that the connectors have a pitch of 0.4mm. The ...
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Closing 1s battery connector

I have a drone that can plug two 1s batteries. I have the option the plug only one battery but I need to "close" the other battery input with the following (image). I have no idea how this is called. ...
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Using the switch function of a DC-jack to disconnect a load

I want to use the switch function of a DC-jack to disconnect a load when a battery charger is connected to a battery which powers a constant current source that powers an LED. Is the wiring shown ...
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'Pick and place' feature in connectors

I am looking to source a four-pin, 1.0 mm pitch, vertical JST connector -- either BM04B-SRSS-TB(LF)(SN) or BM04B-SRSS-TBT(LF)(SN). The latter has an extra 'Pick and Place' feature in Digikey. I can'...
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Are connectors and pin outs standardised by the MIPI alliance? [Also can anyone name this connector]

Does the MIPI alliance standardise or are there at least any conventions for connectors and pin outs between devices that use there protocol specifications? The device I am interested in (Microsoft ...
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Identification of 2-pin connector on 1999 Pump Machine

During my master thesis, I need to install an old vacuum pump to an machine (1999). However I encountered this type of connector, which I am not familiar with. I have searched around the web with no ...
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Connectors to sit on rounded surface

Is there such a thing as connectors that sit flush on a rounded surface? Like a crescent shape. Or a flexible connector that would adhere to a rounded shape? For example, I have a pole with a sensor ...
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Should I use shielded RJ45 plug by the computers? [closed]

If I have shielded cables, jacks and plugs and I ground the shielding properly, then should I use shielded plugs at the computer's site too? I mean if I do so, then the shielding will be connected to ...
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PCB Mount DC Connector /Jack

Why does this DC connector have holes at the ends of the pins?