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

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Determining drill size for panel mount components

Many components can be panel-mounted by drilling a hole through the panel and then fixing in place with a washer+nut. However, sometimes the datasheet does not specify what is the hole size to drill. ...
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Please help me identify this connector type

Can anyone help me identify this connector types? I have tried finding this connector online and the closest one seems to be tamiya connector. But the ones I found being sold online has different ...
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Pinning convention for Panasonic P5KS connectors AXK5S24047YG and AXK6S24447YG

I am making KiCAD libraries for this connector pair. What is the standard pin number convention for such connectors ? What is the first pin ? The datasheet by Panasonic does not tell much on pin ...
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How to wire this pogo pin header strip

manufacturer number (Mill-Max): 855-22-010-10-001101 datasheet (2x5 pins) Can I directly solder something to the bottom pins ? The manufacturer has some solutions but it requires expensiv tools which ...
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Seek KiCAD libraries for Panasonis series P5KS connectors AXK5S24047YG and AXK6S24447YG

Could you please help me to find KiCAD libraries for both parts ? Or, if there is no library available, is there a quick way to make a library ?
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Which connector is it?

Could you please help me to identify this connector ? Could you please advise me a reference for a corresponding mating connector ? Additionnal information: 24 pins. 0.5 mm pitch. Edit: Successfully ...
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Help identifying 6 pin block from PCB

This is from a JVC TD R272 tape deck. A ribbon cable from the head to the board goes into it. I snapped it due to impatience. Can someone tell me the name of the white plastic block? It has six pins ...
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Recommendations for 3.5 switching audio jack which does NOT short to Ground at plug-in or plug-out?

I have been using a 3.5 mm switching Audio Jack in order to charge/switch-on and off my RC-Glider model. For this I connected the battery of my RC-glider to the one-part of the audio jack and the ...
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PowerElement footprint confusion

I am attempting to use some of ERNI's PowerElement parts but the associated datasheet and catalogue does not appear to be clear on the associated press fit feet https://www.erni.com/en/products-and-...
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What are these pins?

I was looking at this component, which has strange interface pins. I have never seen anything like it. I wonder how am I supposed to connect to them. What connectors can I use and what's special ...
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What is this miniature 2-pin D-shaped connector?

In about 1992, I built a dolls' house and bought these connectors from RS to use as ceiling roses. The picture shows the 'plug'. The plug came with a cover that screwed onto the threaded section. ...
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Does anyone know the name of this 8 pin connector?

I accidently cut this too short, does anyone know the name of this connector?
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Can my circuit be submersed in oil?

I've been asked if a design of mine can be immersed in transformer oil. (And still function properly!) The circuitry is mostly SMT Qs, ICs, Rs, ceramic Cs all of which I think are OK but I'm unsure ...
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How to solder speaker wires back to pcb (Switch)

I have a Nintendo switch lite with the connector for the speaker broken off. I am looking for the best way to fix this. Is it possible to solder directly to the motherboard? I am just looking to ...
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What connector type is this?

I recently disassembled a broken Motorola G5+ and saved the battery, vibrator motor, and main circuit board for whatever I wanted to use it for. Now I'm ready to use it, but need to find a connector ...
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Dupont connector for 5A

I have to do a connector adapter, that has to handle 5A current, from a pwm motor driving circuit(power mosfet), to the motor. I have not found the current rating for dupont connectors It is ...
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Need help identifying components! Hardware

So recently I have come across a schematic diagram with pictures, but some of the parts in the build (A quadruped robot, more information in the hackaday link below) are not in the schematic, and I ...
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What are these magnetic connectors called? [closed]

For a project, I am looking for a specific kind of magnetic connector. You can often find those on Apple products. It usually looks something like this: AliExpress Magnetic Connector The little pins ...
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Ident of a 10 contact RJ45 style connector with 8 + 2 contacts

I'm trying to find a plug that will fit into this RJ45 style socket. The top picture shows 8 contacts just as you would expect from a RJ45 8P8C style socket, in fact you can plug a standard ethernet ...
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Identify LCD module connector type

I recently got a mini LCD module from Mouser (Newhaven Display Model #NHD-C160100DiZ-FSW-FBW, datasheet here. It came with a 14-pin ribbon-like connector that I've never seen before. Can anyone help ...
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Identify this connector (external 12V christmas tree lights)

Can anyone help me identify this connector? (image from Digitec/Galaxus here) It appears to be a 3 pin external (some degree of waterproofing) connector marketed as for "Christmas lights" ...
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In search of a connector for EL panels

I have the EL Sequencer from Sparkfun which uses JST PH connectors on the DC and the AC side, but my EL panels all have JST SM connectors. There seems to be enough space to solder more ...
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Wire / terminal connections

I have this power jack socket. I would like to connect wires to the terminals permanently and to have a stable connection. I searched for a connector that would fit with the terminals of the power ...
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Help me interpret this audio jack schematic

I'm having trouble interpreting the following schematic: From this drawing: Adam Tech ASJ-99H-R-HT-T/R drawing I want to know: Are 5 and 6 normally open (open when there's no plug inserted), or ...
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Splicing a laptop power supply cord

I'm replacing a Dell laptop power supply with an old Mac Mini supply I have laying around. The broken Dell psu outputs 19.5V and 4.6A and the Mac psu supplies 18.5V and 4.6A. I hoping that's close ...
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How much protection is an IC socket?

I read that if you try to solder an IC directly to a PCB, the heat from the soldering iron tends to destroy the delicate IC — unless you have elite-level soldering skills. (Hint: I do not have such ...
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name of standard USB tip

I wonder what is the name of USB ports like this. I'm searching for SBC with this kind of port but I can't find nowhere what's name of tips like that:
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Mezzanine Plug/Receptacle on PCB or FPC?

I'm about to use a Mezzanine connector from the SlimStack series with 0.35mm pitch by Molex. One side will go on a FR-4 PCB (rigid), and the other will go on a flexible printed circuit board (FPC). ...
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Ethernet in MIL-DTL-38999 connector

I am hoping to use a MIL-DTL-38999 circular connector for 10/100 Mb ethernet in acc. to IEEE802.3. So the insulation voltage should be at least 1500VAC for 1 min. Most connectors I have seen during my ...
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What is the largest electrical connector in the world? [closed]

I know there are some pretty big ones for undersea cables (as seen below and described here), but what else is out there? The MacArtney 11kV, 400A wet mate connector:
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How do I connect wires to this micro stepper motor?

I want to use these motors for a small tactile display but I'm not sure how to connect to the motor connections they're so small. I was thinking about potentially using a semi-rigid PCB. If so is this ...
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What is the name and schema of the 5-pin connector

I have on my ebike this type of connector. Do you know what is the name and schema of it? Edit1: The eBike is LeaderFox 2020 Altar. The cable is from TFT 860c display to the Bafang M500 engine.
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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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Castellation metal loop connector

Here's a module with castellated pads attached to an eval board: (source: alicdn.com) Looking closely at the wires interfacing with the castellated pads, they're clearly soldered to the eval board. ...
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Looking for Honda SPDIF connector information

Does anybody know what this connector is and perhaps where to find one? It's used on a 2016 Honda Civic carrying SPDIF. It goes into a plastic connector. It has a metal tube and pin that goes ...
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How big current I can commutate using D-sub connectors?

The question Did someone knows what are the current capabilities of the standard D-sub (aka Cannon) connector. I want to use it for power source connection together with the signal. I need pretty ...
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Help in finding a particular connector

I'm looking for help to find a specific connector to complement a PCI Express/PCI Connector. I show it in the red circle mark. The photos are from this HAT for a RaspPi. What is the name of this type ...
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Interfacing to metal dome keyboard matrix PCB

I have a project where I need to physically interface with a remote control keyboard matrix PCB to simulate key presses. Actually, this could be several different remote control PCBs we need to ...
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What is a good way to connect a LED to a PCB? [closed]

I need to connect a 5mm LED to a PCB, but the LED is not supposed to be soldered directly to it, but rather connected using a wire. I'm going to produce around 500 PCBs, so I need a way to connect ...
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How dangerous is to have the USB (2.0) D+/D- lines are exposed in the open (ESD et al)?

Sometime ago I designed an bespoke enclosure for an el' cheapo action camera (GoPro clone), which pinned out the USB's power lines outside the waterproof enclosure - something like this, with the ...
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I am trying to measuring leakage current from motor and driver and identify which part contributes more leakage and then to improve it

From UL standard, if I only want to measure a part of device's leakage current to another part. I can just measure the Grounding wire. So I used a clamp on meter (0-10mA range) to clamp on grounding ...
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Are Molex PicoBlade connectors compatible with JST GH?

I've read that Molex PicoBlade is often confused with JST GH as they both have the same 1.25mm pitch and similar connectors. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/JST_connector Will a JST GH female terminal ...
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VBUS Pin of USB-C type connector in UFP application

I'm designing a breakout board for a USB2.0 Type-C connector. The final board, which will contain the connector breakout circuit, should work as "device", and so as Upstream Facing Port, or ...
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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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Connecting Stereo Jack Socket

I have the following Stereo Jack Socket, but I think Its pin layout is different than the socket images available on the internet. Please show me how to connect this female socket to the circuit (L, R,...
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How can I identify a connector type?

How do I go about identifying an unknown connector, either from spec or measurement? For example, I've got a GM4632-730 DC motor, which unfortunately came without the cable (and to make things worse, ...
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What is the meaning of these datasheet dimensions?

I am trying to buy a part for a project and I can't seem to understand what, ("B = A + 0.83[4.00]") means. Is this datasheet in mm or inches? Your help would be greatly appreciated.
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What is this grounding connector for devices called?

I need to find the grounding connector/socket (male) like in the photo for my device, but cannot find what it is exactly called or if it is rather something custom-made.
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What are these 0.1'' header 'pin protectors' called?

I was browsing Hackaday a few weeks ago and came by these 0.1 header "pin protectors". I have tried googling every term I could imagine and searched all related categories in Digikey and ...
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Flightcom iiSX intercom wiring color code

i have a flightcom intercom iiSx with cutted cable plugs ( both mic and audio),it was wired directly to aircraft's radio. I plan to restore original setup, with two plugs, one for Mic and second for ...

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