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

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How to attach cable to a solder lug? [duplicate]

I believe that's what such connector is called. I want to attach 18 awg wire to it. Is slide on terminal the best choice?
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SMA connector pad size

I am designimg a board with an SMA connector for 8 GHz. The trace is calculated as a coplanar waveguide. For the given stackup, it is 0.25 mm wide. The SMA connector pin is also 0.25 mm wide. If I ...
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DE-9 Connector for 100BaseTX Ethernet - How to assign pinout?

I need to use a DE-9 connector for my Ethernet Interface (RGMII 100Base-TX) which has two pairs of differential signals TX and RX. I have attached the pinout for the DE-9 connector below. I have the ...
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What sort of connectors are these?

I'm trying to find a three-pin connector like the ones photos below (taken from this page). I have tried asking in the comments but my question is still 'awaiting moderation' after a week so I don't ...
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Help identifying 4-pin PWM fan connector

Does anybody know the name/type of the connector shown below? Context: it is 4-pin PWM fan connector for the fan of an Nvidia RTX A6000. Dimensions: 5mm x 1mm x 4mm, 1mm pitch === Edit === Thanks to @...
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Does anyone recognize such connectors?

These are the connectors used to power a 12V fan. I have both male and female ends attached. Does anyone know the name of it? I'd like to purchase a extension cable. It has 8 pins because there are ...
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How to connect 2 (and more) PCBs together to make them semi-modular? [closed]

So, I want to design PCBs with some LEDs on them and connect them together. The PCBs are about 2 cm wide and connection has got to be on this sides of the PCBs. I've tried some connectors but ones I ...
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Does anyone recognize this schematic symbol? (Ethernet connector)

The symbol I'm looking for is the one inside the circle of the schematic. I thought it could be some special kind of fuse, but I haven't seen anything like this before, nor been able to find anything ...
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Connecting modules with flat connectors

How are modules with flat connectors typically connected? (If they have a special name, please tell me). Take a look at this buck converter: When testing, I just used crocodile clamps. Now I want to ...
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What is the name of the connectors in the Alchitry boards?

This is the Alchitry Cu board I need the connectors that fit in there, i.e. these Are these any kind of standard connectors? What's their name?
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Any Hirose DF40C ribbon cables out there? [closed]

I am currently working on a project with compute module 4 from raspberry pi foundation. It is supposed to be very compact so I bought one of the smallest IO boards that I could find. Everything works ...
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Can the current through a connector be higher than the rated current at lower voltages?

I have been searching for power connectors for connecting the DC motors in my project. The motors are rated at 24v and 20A stall current. I find connectors with 5A current rating and 250V max. The ...
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How to find socket for ThinkPad keyboard ribbon cable connector?

I am looking for a socket which is able to receive the connector of the ThinkPad X41's keyboard ribbon cable. How do I identify the socket so that I can find it on the (German) market? Background: I ...
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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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Determining Headers and Connectors

I'm doing my first non-kit electronics project for computer controlled fans for my electronics closet. The person who posted the project said to use JST headers. There are two four pin connectors for ...
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Could you help identify this female 15 way, 4 mm pitch connector?

Connector is a female 15 way, 4 mm pitch. It appears to be similar to the Molex 0.156" connectors, but with some type of IDC connection for the incoming wires.
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Mating cycles - alternatives to standard connectors

During my search for an IP22 or higher connector for SMT assembly I have realised that there are few options except USB and audio jacks that can take >1000 mating cycles. I don't want a standard ...
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Low voltage connector identification?

Can anyone identify the female and male connectors in the picture? Thanks Here are some more pics Thank you. 1.56mm from pin to pin. So it should be a JST 1.25mm 2 pin micro?
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I2C Hot Swap design and feasibility

I would like to hear if someone has successfully implemented a working connectable/disconnectable I2C interface. I'm working with the back plane (host device) and am looking into implementing a I2C ...
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Ethernet RJ45 Connector?

I have plenty of HR911130A in stock because they are small and directly compatible with Raspberry PI. For another project, the reference design recommends the 7498010210A connector, which is slightly ...
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PCB connector 0.05" pitch

I need to replace the white male plug. Can somebody tell me what it is called? Note that this connector is inserted by pushing it vertically onto the board, it is not axially inserted like most Molex ...
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Which connector is this three connections inline XS 20 marking

I can't find the connector type of this part found on alibaba for which I need its mate. I have it in front to me. body is 300mil width and about 200mil thick. Pin spacing 2.5mm (NOT 100mil!!!!) There ...
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Help identifying connector - Hyundai USB outlet

I want to find this connector... (found in my 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 - for connecting to the OEM USB outlets in the centre console) The car has this 4-pin female end, which I would like to use without ...
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Need help identifying pin connector

I received a replacement part for a machine I operate, that used to have 1/4" spade terminals, but now apparently comes with round pin connectors that I cannot identify. It seems like they may be ...
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Help me identify this circular connector

I'm trying to identify this connector so I can make an extension cable. The connector has 12 pins, although only 4 of them are wired. There is a logo which is about 1mm square, so I've drawn it.
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Is there a name for this vintage 3-pin connector configuration?

I am trying to find a suitable replacement for this connector for a vintage radio, but I'm not sure how to search for it or if they even sell them anymore. Simply "3 pin male connector" isn'...
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What is the PE in 4P+PE connector mean?

I'm wiring a valve actuator to a connector for quick-disconnect purposes. The actuator has five wires so I thought of getting a connector that says 4p+PE, however I was told that 5p was needed. I'm ...
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IEC connector with both Line and Neutral Fused

I require an IEC connector mains entry with both the Line and Neutral fused. The double fuse is required in order to be compatible with reverse polarity of the mains connector on the other side of the ...
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Need to identify 4-way latching connector to seat safety switch on Cub Cadet ZTR mower (images included)

Connector Identification I need to create an extension cable for a cable with the connector shown in the attached images. I'm having trouble identifying the connector. Can anyone tell me the name of ...
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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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Connect a 4-pin connector to power supply

I currently have a fan with a 4-pin connector that I want to power, but I do not have a power supply with a 4 or 8-pin connection. Is it possible to disconnect this connector piece and connect the ...
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Identification of polarized 2-pin connector used for low voltage lighting

I am currently working on some outdoor low voltage wiring/lighting for our house. I received some NOS high quality fixtures that I hope to use IF I can figure out what connector this is on the end of ...
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Is anyone familiar with this 29 pin connection?

It is the output port of a power supply. Anyone knows what this connection is called and where to buy the right cables? If you've come across this, please offer some details. Thanks.
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Identify this cable connector

Please help me identifying this cable connector by part number/source. 4-pins crimped inline in series on the cable 4 mm pin spacing 18 AWG wire Has the letters: VEN
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Beside connected to pulldown resistor on CC1 & CC2, does it need to connect to processor?

I'm looking to use USB C in my schematic but instead of using USB3.1 data line I would like to use USB2.0 data line. This device is on the receiving end and already have internal power so do not need ...
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Repair USB on ASUS router [closed]

I have the following problem: The USB 3.1 female input on a ASUS RT-AX58U router was mechanically damaged (blue plastic bar.) I had taken it to a repair shop. They gave it back, claiming it's ok now, ...
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Are all Phoenix connectors (of the same size) cross compatible?

I always seem to be losing phoenix connectors. I want to buy a bag of them to keep in the office as spares. Are all phoenix connectors of the same size cross compatible ? Eg. could the same phoenix ...
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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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Using a straight end FPC connector for a tapered end FPC

I am new to working with FFC/FPC, and had a question about the different types of ends for these cables. I have a piezomotor that connects via a 1mm pitch tapered end FPC. I need to connect this to a ...
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How to connect 16 gauge wire to DRV8825?

I need to connect 16 gauge wire to one of the pins of my DRV8825 motor driver. I know DuPont cables are not going to work because they typically max out at 5 amps. What else can I use? Also, is it ...
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What is this connector type (Segway e-Scooter charger)

I'm doing a little research to, in the future, possibly replace my Segway E110SE e-Moped charger whenever it gives out or to possibly have a second one on hand to haul around to destinations. Whatever....
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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 Currently ...
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Proper Way of Validating Hot Spots on Xcede Connector and PCB area

I want to verify if this method of validating hot spots on connectors and PCB areas is proper: Drive circuit to max current Use a thermal camera to find hot spots Is this actually the best way of ...
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What does "For disconnect use only" mean on a connector?

I recently bought some Andersen connectors for connecting high-amp devices to my camping setup in my truck. The idea is they hold together through much rougher conditions than a regular cigarette ...
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How can I tell the size of a barrel power connector?

Spring cleaning, and I'm trying to get power supplies for all my devices with missing power supplies. They're all the typical barrel power connector, and I'm having a dickens of a time trying to ...
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Combine 1 connector for in and output

To simplify the outside design as much as possible (keeping it simple to use and less expensive) I would like to use just one small 2-pin connector both as output to drive an external led and as 5V ...
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Please help identify these 2.0mm pitch wafer wire to board connectors

Please help me find these 2.0mm pitched 6 pin connectors. They are used in this application for UART communication between a wifi module and the main board. The closest thing I found was YYECOM ...
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What is this polarized 2-pin connector?

I'm trying to replicate a system using these two-pin connectors and have been having trouble finding them. They look like Molex type connectors to me, but I can't find similar versions. The pins are ...
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ESP32 PWM: How far can it go and how many things can I control per pin?

I am designing lights lights for my fish tank and came up with the idea of using modular pucks of LEDs on small custom PCBs. This modular design would be easily scalable and reusable for future ...
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Which connector type is this?

I'm looking for the bullet type connector that is used with Tracer Power batteries. Here's the link for their version of it: https://www.tracerpower.com/bullet-bare-ends.html I found a connector ...

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