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

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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 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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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?
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Identify that connector - Is it reusable?

I have an Asus Zenfone AR which has had the screen replaced 3 times. Last time I replaced it myself, Asus the first 2 times. Screen replacement went fine but once together I discovered up volume ...
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What connector did this IBM Model M keyboard have?

I got got hold of an old IBM Model M (Model 1391403, to be precise). Unfortunately, the fixed cable was cut off by an unknown idiot. Does anyone know what kind of connector (I assume PS/2?) was ...
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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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Help identifying 6 position (2x3) computer connector

Need help identifying this connector. I am actually looking to purchase a 6 (2x3) position connector of the same kind, so need help with type and where to buy (Mouser, etc). This is from an IBM ...
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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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Mechanism to temporarily connect different pitch stake pins (2.54mm and 1.27mm)?

I'm working with boards that have a mix of pin pitch and occasionally I need to connect a 2.54mm pin to a 1.27mm pin. The most recent example was to get access to UART output that was being provided ...
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iPAQ Backup Battery Connector

I've used an H4155 on and off for about a decade now and every two years or so the backup battery begins to increase in standby voltage and fail. I prefer to replace it just for the sake of it ...
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How to use Altium Multi-Board to define SODIMM board and socket connections?

I am attempting to use Altium 18.1.9's new "Multi-Board" feature to connect a 200-pin SODIMM board ---> to a SODIMM socket connector ---> on my mainboard PCB. This Altium article is just about the ...
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What’s this connector?

Can anybody help me with identifying this connector? It’s off a battery that goes into turtle beach i60 headphones. Thanks a lot.
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What type of connector is this (see picture)?

I could not find out what type of connector this is. It has a width of approximately 10mm, 0.5mm pitch, and 30 pins. I assume it is some kind of diagnostic port. It is part of a mobile device with ...
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Identifying VW head-unit connector types

I've kind of been on a long quest to build an embedded system for working with the head unit of my '04 VW Golf. Others have done some work to detail pin-outs and write source code to send signals to ...
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What part number is this 20-pin connector?

Pin pitch is 1mm, row spacing 2.5mm. DigiKey filter search turns up empty. Two of these are used on a MiTAC motherboard, one for custom MiAPI and one as (probably) for a parallel port. Nothing helpful ...
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Does MicroUSB B have 5 seperate lines?

I am working on a project that requires a 5 pin connector but it seems like the USB cable is causing some issues. I am using a microUSB B male-male cord to transfer some power and data. Through ...
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Automotive power steering unit connector identification

I would like to request some help to identify the following connector (at least the manufacturer and connector family type): located inside the Toyota Camry 2018 Hybrid Power Steering Rack Pinion (...
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Are these tiny connector pins standard?

I have the following connectors on a USB dongle (the ones on the left of DEBUG): They are tiny (I put the dongle on an Arduino to show the differences with the ...
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Identification of power connector

What kind of 4-pin power connector is this, displayed in this (exemplary) image? Are there any specs of the maximum current and voltage it is designed to provide? (Unfortunately this was the best ...
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What connector can be used for dimmer output?

I have some poorly designed PCB board (LED dimmer), through-hole mounting. The output is in the left corner, it have 8 x 0.1" pitch pin mounting holes for connecting line-in, power, and output (H,M,L,+...
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Is there a dual row edge connector that is connected a the edge of the PCB, with one row connecting to top side, the other to bot side?

I do not want a card edge connector that sits on neither the top or bottom of the PCB, I need one that sits parallel to the PCB board.
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Micro USB Type B Receptacle Mounting Holes Near Pads

I noticed a few libraries, in their micro subtype b footprint designs, include round mounting holes very near (touching) the pads. In Eagle, these end up giving me dimension errors. I tried ...
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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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Standard/Specifications for CSxxxx “California Standard”?

I've been looking at locking 4w, 3pin connections for a more secure interconnect than the NEMA 14-50. (The locking L14-50 is apparently hard to find). So I came across the various CSxxxx connectors, ...