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

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How to find the right connector?

I have gotten the task of finding an appropriate connector for our application, but given so much information there is on connectors, I don't even know which information is relevant. So this is the ...
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Pros and Cons of Types of “Dielectric Grease”

I have come across two different types of dielectric grease. One, the "usual" kind, is a silicone grease that has added insulators. Another, less common, is a hydrocarbon grease, typically ...
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Identify the manufacturer's logo on the connector used in IKEA OMLOPP LED lights

Can someone identify the logo on this 2-pin connector used in IKEA UTRUSTA/OMLOPP kitchen countertop lights? The marking on the connector is 58A and some logo, which I can't decipher but it looks ...
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LVDS length pair matching (HSD connectors)

For a high speed interconnect (3 - 6GBit/sec over a single lvds pair) I attempted to length match the LVDS data pair as accurate as possible. Something I have failed to get information on is the ...
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Enclosure/boxes for high voltage PCB

It is time to choose the proper enclosure for a high voltage PCB. We will need to do holes for LV external connectors and external connectors for high voltage wires. I was looking for standard boxes ...
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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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Is there a good/standard way to find the equivalent to this part but for a different connector?

I'm looking for a USB connector part. I've found one part that has the right mount, but it has the wrong USB connector (in this case it is a mini USB). Is there a good way for me to look for a part ...
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Another ground question…plastic case with metal front panel, ethernet, connectors

I'm currently designing a board that will have: a primary power supply of 24VDC from an external converter a shielded Ethernet connector two BNC connectors (for two +/-10V signal, 14 bits, <100Hz) ...
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How to determine wiring of unknown LED scrolling display board

My school has a LED scrolling display board from long ago in the main lobby. When I flip the power switch, it turns on and starts displaying zzzzzzzzzzz... There's a connector on the outside (2x10 ...
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12 pin circular connector with twist lock What kind of conn it is?

I'm trying to find whose product this. I have an another one with yellow and black twist lock. So might be the twist lock color is variable. Anybody can send an offer or anybody recognize it? Thank ...
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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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What is this connector in my tractor?

I have lots of these connectors in my MT765. The dealer only sells full harnesses with this as part of it. I want to buy a bunch that I can crimp myself (of both male and female parts). How can I ...
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Becoming crazy with EU LVD regulation in PCB and electric strength

First of all I will explain the design characteristics of my project to make clear what it is and where it enters for regulation. It is a fixed electric/electronic installation in offices so it can'...
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Snap-lock connector part identification?

I'm currently working on a design that requires connection to a peripheral with a snap-lock interface. The part I need on the design is the male 'button' style contact found on electrodes such as ...
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Is there an alternative to Original Molex Crimp hand Tools?

I have used molex products before and i have been happy with them . Recently they introduced a new series called molex Nano-Fit , very interesting product until i saw there crimping tool marketing ...
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Centre contact clamping in coaxial barrel connectors

Barrel connector plugs seem to have two different methods for keeping the centre contact under pressure. Some plugs have a rigid circular inner contact which relies on the socket to have a split pin ...
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4-pin 1.27mm pitch ribbon cable - cable to cable conectors?

I am looking for a connector type that can mate two 4-conductor, 1.27mm pitch ribbon cables together. Preferably IDC style, but at this point I'm willing to try anything that isn't too ugly. They ...
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What PCB thickness is this USB connector targeted for?

The following USB Type C connector has lead lengths of 1.6 mm: https://adam-tech.com/downloader.php?p=USB-C31-S-RA-CS1A-BK-SS-TR.pdf What's a good PCB thickness for this connector? Also, why are ...
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Eagle Library Missing Micro b Connector?

I'm not sure if this post belongs here or in another community but here we go. I'm working with Eagle cad (pcb) and i'm looking through the libraries and I couldn't find a single MICRO b usb connector....
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What type of sensor connection would be the most suitable?

I have a pressure transducer with a 6 pin bayonet MIL-C-26482 male connector. I need to wire this connector with a 9 pin female D sub analog input connector and I am not sure how to do so. Schematic ...
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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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How to calculate distance between two wire-pcb connectors with high voltage for keeping connectors isolation?

I'm planning the way of connecting 8 devices terminal wires all together within a 6kV point (V+), there will be 8 more wires connected to GND (V-). Those V+ and V- points will be in the metal case. ...
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Looking for a connector with only images to go on

I'm trying to find the connector used for my vehicle's accelerator pedal. Are there any strategies for finding connectors like this?
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What is the name of these colorful connectors?

What is the name of these colorful connector? Standard one or priority? One of the molex family? What is the exact name? PS: The connector is used to attach speakers. There is a marking on each one ...
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Switch battery usage off when jack 3.5mm is not inserted

I have an ongoing project where I'm using a condenser microphone to record various stuff, it's powered by a CR2032 battery and the output of the microphone is directed to a TRRS jack connector (3.5mm),...
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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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PE pin position

I have one question. I'm designing a PCB which is a sort of smart switch (so, basically, you have one 230V input and one 230V output, where the output and the input share two wires, N and PE, and the ...
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Can anyone help me identify this connector type?

Please Help with connector identification Can anyone help me identify this connector type? I is 2 pin, pitch I think is 0.8mm (I measure it to be 1mm between the outer part of the pins, I do not ...
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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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Are GX12 connectors in common use? Is there another name for them?

I have a project where I need to send NeoPixel data from an RPI "base station" to a neopixel art project. Both the base station and the art project are enclosed already. Length is short, just a few ...
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Wire connector with hole only large enough for the conductor and not the insulation jacket

I am trying to find a connector for a PCB that has an aperture sized to allow only the conductor to pass through and not the insulation jacket. I found a drawing here, see part B of drawing below ...
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Unknown triax connector

The Input connector on Agilent/Keysight 4339B is atypical. A "normal" or most common triax has two or three lugs, on the outer rim of the male, and the female has corresponding nothces to fit and to ...
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Use of a connector beyond OEM's voltage rating

I've been looking for some time for a suitable connector for my device, and happened upon a seemingly perfect option. It has the right number of pins, the right mix between signal and power pins, the ...
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Connector type for automotive

Does anyone know what kind of connector this is? It is used in a battery pack of a car to connect can-bus wires with each other. The connector has 2 rows with 22 pins in total. Dimensions of female ...
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Serial protocol and connector choice for tethered firmware distribution project

I am designing a system in which a central host controller that has a cellular internet connection is going to be used to query/control/flash intermittently tethered (wired) nodes. The central host ...
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Replace electric connector with different type (from C13 to European)

By mistake I got a wrong electric appliance and due to the fact that it was shipped from US to Europe, it's not worth returning it to replace with another. Situation: There is a motor which has a ...
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Identify 4 pin DC power supply connector

Can you please identify this 4 pin DC power supply connector:
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14 pins connector type

I am trying to find the following connector. I have searched multiple platforms but cannot find the right wire to board connector. The pitch is 2 mm, and it has 14 pins.
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Can you identify a manufacturer logo on a connector? Ellipse with inside crossed by two lines forming an arrow

Does anyone know this manufacturer logo? It seems to consist of an ellipse with two lines joining at the border of the ellipse. The part is a SMD barrel connector. We drew the logo and used google ...
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What kind of connection is this?

I am trying to control my ventilator with a relay. I have found schematics of how to install it. Basically, I would like to immitate a wall switch with a relay to start the ventilator. The board of ...
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Connecting WIFI Module to RJ45 pins output of device

Extreme noob questions here. I have a Lantronix XPico 240 wifi module that I need to connect to the rj45 output pins of a device the device pins are clearly marked but I am not sure about which pins ...
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F type female to SMA male adapter impedance question

I have a coaxial cable that I need to connect to a SMA female connect. The impedance of the cable is 75 ohms, and from online the SMA female connect is 50 ohms. Online there are a few places that sell ...
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Roland ACH power supply connector identification

Can anyone please identify this connector, as used for the output of the ±10 VDC "ACH" series power supply for a Roland R-8 drum machine from the late '80s? The male socket into which this fits has ...
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What kind of power connector is this?

I have a problem with determining the type of connector shown in the picture. The female plug looks like the Molex 5557 type. The dimensions of this plug confirm this. The problem is with the male ...
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Identify this battery-charging connector

Can anyone identify the connector in the middle/right-hand side of the image below, which is used to charge a battery cell from USB? I'm trying to find a replacement charging cable.
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Identifying this connector

Can anyone identify this connector? Found inside a Panasonic fan.
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Molex 5556 vs. 44476 Terminals for ATX / EPS connectors

I'm looking into terminating a custom-length power supply extension cable to make everything look nice / fit in an awkward case. While researching parts I noticed that the EPS12V v2.0 specification ...
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Unknown 2-pin weatherproof connector

We have a meteorological station (Made by the now-defunct Solar Millennium) next to our solar plant that has a faulty connector from its PV panel. It has a circular cross section and has a screw-in ...
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Relative Humidity Sensor with M8 Connector - Connect straight to Arduino?

Hello stackexchange friends, I am looking to purchase this relative humidity/temperature sensor. http://www.michell.com/us/documents/PCMini52_97176_US_Datasheet_V5-1.pdf It has 0-5 VDC output ...
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How to connect flexible flat cable

I'm trying to connect this to this. From another question I asked (I can't find it anymore) the cable is a flexible flat cable, and I should pull out the black plastic piece at the bottom right of the ...