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

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Identify this 19.5V DC power supply connector

Can anyone identify this HP DC power supply connector? It's not the usual 5.5mmx2.xmm barrel connector.
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Could someone identiy this SMD connector?

does someone know what the part number etc of this connector is? It is used to connect two boards. There are 5 pins on one side and 6 pins on the other. The smallest markings on the tape measure are ...
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Board to board connection

I have 2 boards that are normally stacked on top of each other using 2 x 7 pins 1mm pitch connectors. I'd like to separate them by a foot or so. But I can't find an extension for that pitch. What ...
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Identify 12V connector

Can anybody identify this connector? The inside diameter is about 5mm and there is a thread around the outside. I need to get the opposite connector to plug it into.
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9-pin micro-d connector for LVDS signals

Has anyone utilized 9-pin micro-d connectors for driving and receiving LVDS signals? I am running the LVDS at 100 Mbps for 20-30 inches. I am using a vertical pcb mounted connector 380-009-213 from ...
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Need help identifying a 3-pin “Molex” (ish) connector

I've been trying to figure out what type of connectors these are, so I can get a supply of them. They're 3-pin and fairly compact. I thought they were like the smaller computer fan 3-pin connectors, ...
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Identification of connector used in a plastic card printer

2 position power connector (24 V) needs to be identified. Outside dimmentions: 7,7 x 7,2 mm. Pin pitch: 4,0 mm
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SMC vs 10-32 Coaxial Connector

I have a 393B04 PCB specs and a drawing denoting a "10-32 UNF 2A Coaxial Electrical Connector". This is the same than a SMC Connector?. Can i purchase an standard SMC connector which supposedly fits ...
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How should I connect this switch securely?

I have a nifty 22mm pushbutton switch with an RGB LED ring light around it. I would like to securely wire this for an application in an outdoor control panel that may get shaken around a bit, so I'm ...
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In sale or custom made?

RJ45 to 8 pos board connector. Board connector width: 12,4 mm Pin pitch: 2 mm Found inside a plastic card printer. Somewhere to purchase cable? Identification of the board connector?
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How to properly convert a balanced (line level) audio signal to unbalanced?

I want to connect a balanced line output of a pro grade mixer to a consumer grade power amp that only accepts unbalanced RCA aux in connectors. The mixer has balanced TRS (tip-ring-sleeve) 1/4 inch ...
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Data Centre Rack Power Connector options

I am tying to educate myself on the options I have for Data Centre power connectivity in our racks, for both UK and USA Data Centres. I am UK based so have a better understanding of the UK options, ...
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Using DB9 connectors for LVDS signals

Has anyone utilized 9-pin DB9 connectors for driving and receiving LVDS signals? I wanted to use Micro-D connectors on a board I am developing but they take too long to get. Since DB9 connectors are ...
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Why do French power sockets have a protruding ground?

French power sockets have a protruding ground. Why did they make this decision? I can't see any major benefits from it, it saves some pennies on each power cord, but it exposes the ground connection ...
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Sony NP-F battery terminal connector

I'm looking to repair some electronic equipment and am scratching my head why the part I need is so hard to identify. I recently had a bad connector on an Aputure Tri-8s LED light (Brand new out of ...
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Need to identify this 3-pin Connector to a small amp. It's a Pre-Amp input

I could use the neighbouring 3.5mm stereo jack for sound input, but those connections are flimsy. It's a 3-pin connector, 10mm long, 6mm wide and 7mm high with alignment slots on all sides but the ...
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Is the connector marked CR4s detachable or soldered?

First, pardon for the absolute noob level of this question. I want to replace a faulty tactile key on board, shown on the image below. To get it away from the machine I need to detach a connector ...
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Could anyone help identify this electrical connector?

Does anyone know what the name of this connector is? I've searched high and low and haven't been able to find a replacement. It came out of a Piaggio motorcycle instrument panel. A similar plug that ...
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What is causing a white scale buildup at copper pin connection on LED light sticks and how can they be cleaned?

Can someone explain what is causing this white scale to appear on the copper pins and on the block of this LED light connection? The seal at the connection is supposed to be watertight. On occasion, ...
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PCB-To-Cable connector for power and bus line

My current design has Power cable: 3 pair (max 2A) Bus cable: 4 pair and shielded Distance: ~1-20m between the slave PCBs I am having trouble finding a suitable connector for the PCB and cable For ...
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PCB Pressure copper connectors design

in a project that I am developing, I have a plastic cube with metal contacts, like this: The cube is 2cm x 2cm x 2cm. The metal contacts are nails with ~2.5mm diameter. The center metal contacts (5 ...
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Is there some kind of jumper for banana plugs?

I have a three-phase cable harness (low voltage) for connecting to a motor. I have it connectorized so I can easily plug/unplug the motor. I would like to insert a short inline cable so I can measure ...
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Which XT60 on battery?

What is the recommended plug on the battery? The male or the female XT60 and why? XT60 connector
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Need to branch USB data lines… what to do with unused ends?

I have a USB 2.0 low-speed connection design with an unusual constraint. On the host side the D+ and D- lines have a branch, a requirement of the connector and this cannot be changed. On the device ...
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Swapping out RJ-45 connector on Differential I2C circuit

I'm trying to use Sparkfun's Differential I2C Breakout circuit into my own design, and I'm looking to replace the RJ-45 connector. It's too big (having a footprint size of 15.24 mm x 15.24 mm), and I ...
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What connector is this on an LED strip light?

I managed to find some scrap LED strips. I noticed that these have some peculiar connectors on them. Does anyone recognise what connectors these are?
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Looking for a wire mounted pin header connector

There are connectors on many modern motherboards and peripherals intended to control RGB LEDs. For example, this one has a connector like this: And it is intended to be connected to the pin headers ...
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What is the name of this single slot PCB-mounted connector?

It's about 14mm wide and has 21 pins.
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Predicting and Evaluating Connector Performance in a Capacitive Sensing Application

I have built a capacitance measuring system using the Texas Instruments FDC2214EVM evaluation module. The system is used to monitor the location of the user's hand in an enclosed space, where ...
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Terminal Block Strip Electrical Block Connector 3A 5A 10 Amp /36 Wire Connectors min and max current limit?

With reference to the picture below: The first block connector have a 3A shown beside, the second one with 5A and the third one have 10A. What do the 3A, 5A and 10A mean? Does it mean that the 3A ...
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Need help identifying AC power connector

I picked up this (rather unique?) Tektronix spot welder at a sale a couple weeks ago. I haven't figured out whether it needs 120V or 220V service, and it didn't come with a power cord. The power ...
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Low cost connector for two stacked PCBs

I know we should not ask for product advice here, but I searched a lot for a specific board connection solution lately and it almost drives me crazy that I have only found so little options. I need ...
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PCB Single 90 Degree Connectors for More Secure and Removable Connection [closed]

I am building lithium battery packs and want to connect the power lines securely to each pad on the printed circuit board of the battery monitoring system (BMS) board. I am using braided wires with ...
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Looking For a Specific Connector [closed]

I'm designing a single layer Aluminum PCB and all components needs to be SMD/SMT. I'm looking for a common connector that will deliver DC power at 24V and up to 5A minimum (10A ideally). Right now, I'...
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How do you make custom THT (through-hole) connectors?

I have a project that requires a connector that is no longer manufactured which would interface with an old device. For prototyping, I have been salvaging this connector from old peripherals that used ...
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What are the pins on this jack connector?

I've bought a PJ-3053 audio jack connector. I purchased it under the impression that it would have a microphone connection, but when I put in a TRRS jack, take a multimeter and measure connections, ...
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What is this connector type

Could anybody help to identify this connector type? I know it is kind of old.
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Identification of Connector

I need to identify a connector on this image. It is the one labeled as 'Input Cable'. Image is from https://www.alphaomega-eng.com/neurofortis.html. This is how the corresponding cable looks like (...
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Identification of round, keyed, two-pin high power connector

I just got a new electric bike and I'm thinking about adding an extra 36V 20Ah battery to get more range. What I'm thinking is to pull out the main battery when it runs out and connect the second ...
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KiCAD: Triaxial Connector Footprint from Drawing

I am planning to use a PCB-mount triaxial connector, CBBJR79TL, in a design for a laboratory prototype. Making reference to the "recommended mtg hole pattern" section from the CBBJR79TL drawing, I ...
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What series connector is this?

I desoldered a bunch of connectors (out of a Baird VHS player IIRC) long ago and never made an effort to find out what they are. The only markings I can find on them are a very faint ...
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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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Help identifying 1.25mm pin pitch, 15-pin connector (crimped)

Please help identifying this connector: measured pin pitch: 1.25mm (17.5mm/14); may also be 1.27mm 15 pin (female), single row crimp connectors 1.5mm width (thickness) photos of the socket:
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3.5/3.81 pitch connectors

I've got a device that the manufacturer claims uses a 3.81mm pitch connector. I measured the actual distance between pins, and it appears to be 3.5. I'm now noticing that some connector ...
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What type of 2-pin connector is this?

Hoping to identify what this 2-pin connector is so that I might 1) order more of them and 2) order a crimping tool that would work with them. I believe the wire in the photo is 26 gauge. Is this ...
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Help Identifying a few Molex-style Connector?

I would like to find replacements for the connectors in the below photos. They're in an arcade game called Pump it Up (think the Korean version of Dance Dance Revolution), and connect the dance pads ...
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SATA power connector usage

I'm making a small device that I want to power by the sata power connector/ATX PSU. It needs 5v and 12v power supply. This device will use standard 15pin SATA power male connector to get the power ...
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What is this 0.35mm mezzanine/FFC (?) connector?

This connector is used in Retina LCD controller boards to connect the LED strings. Pin pitch measures at 0.35mm, height 0.7mm, overall dimensions (with leads) about 4x2.5mm. Couldn't find it at the ...
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What is a “mini AMP” connector

IKEA's LED drivers use cables with connectors that seem to be identified elsewhere as "mini AMP". The socket appears to be a 6mm square, with a ~1mm wide and ~0.5mm high groove opening at the bottom ...
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USB-C Connector wiring 3 wires

Hello, I am looking for a usb c connector suited for three wires. I can’t find them anywhere. The picture shows the broken connector from a 65w usb c charger. Can anyone tell me where I can get a ...

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