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

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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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Is there a female Phone Connector with 15A Contact Rating to match this male?

I've seen male phone connectors with seemingly very high voltage and contact ratings. For example the Switchcraft 188 which seemingly could operate at 240V with 15A. Is this just incidental or are ...
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38999 contacts for pcb through-hole pass through connectors

So I'm working on a board that will act as a pass-through for a m/f pair of connectors interjecting to trace off some of the contacts to connect to another device for monitoring the signals. We did ...
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How to replace this connector

My friend accidently stepped on a wire for his light and the tension broke the adapter's connector - I told him I'd try to fix it. I've already cut the connector off and have readied my replacement. I ...
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FPC cable contacts. Bottom vs Top and Bottom

I would like to design custom FPC cables as extensions of my flex pcb that will connect to this connector of another PCB. My question is about the Connector/Contact type. In the digikey page it ...
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Proper convention for schematic component pin input/output arrows

In a schematic, if a designer chooses to use arrows on pins of a component, should they always point in the direction of current, or in the "perceived direction" of the signal? Or this a made-up ...
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Trying to identify threaded round 2-way power connector on a radio

I'm trying to find a power connector for a Maxon DM200 Mobitex radio terminal. As far as I'm aware, the part of he manufacturer who made this radio closed down some years ago, and there's no support ...
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How should I connect the windings of this induction motor to make it work?

I took this motor from an old washing machine and I'd like to make it work. The motor has the following specifications: Input voltage: 220 V 50 Hz Number of poles: 2/12 RPM: 420/2820 Rated power: 0....
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What is this wall-to-PCB connector called?

I'm trying to create my first device involving AC mains. It is a wall mounted energy meter. Essentially, it goes between the outlet and whatever device you want to measure and I'd like to have the ...
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Crimp and Solder connectors for flexible electronic

I am desperately looking for crimped connectors compatible with flexible PCB and devices such as the one depicted in the following figure : This is a pressure sensor based on a piezoelectric polymer. ...
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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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Speaker input connector [closed]

I want to buy connectors which are generally at the input of speakers or amps. I have attached a picture below. What are these plugs called? I cannot find these on Digikey. Thank you for your help?
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Pin Extractor to remove female pins from 0.1" crimp connector housings [closed]

I have a lot of jumper wires with pre-crimped female terminals 0.1" (2.54mm) single-pin housings. I need accurately pull out a wire with precrimped female terminations from crimp connector housing (I ...
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What to use to crimp a resistor onto 18awg wire

I want to crimp a resistor like the one below onto 18awg wire without soldering... I've seen that bootlace ferrules like the photo below can possibly be used to do this but if I buy 22-24awg sized ...
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How do I identify a what kind of power connector for AC mains is on a product?

I see an AC mains input but I have no idea what kind of cable it goes to, how do I find the cable type so I can design around that? (Or conversely I have a cable and I don't know what type it is)
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Can't seem to make IDC connectors work

I feel a bit silly here. I managed to build a complex multi-board block of digital logic, but I can't figure out how to plug in a wire... My plan was to buy a simple set of standard square-pin ...
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Why do we use a DB9 connector for serial com?

We only use 4 wires (pwr, common, and two data), so why does rs232 use such a big connector?
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Coplanar PCB interconnect solutions - As cheap as possible

TLDR: Hardware design Newbie is lost in the jungle of options. Base Problem: I am designing a set of PCBs that are supposed to fit into a square grid pattern and be recombined in different ...
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Is there an “L” type of five wire connector?

With the controller shown, notice the connector heads "west" (yellow), meaning a tight enclosing cabinet needs to be as wide as the red indication. However, if the white connector immediately did ...
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4 pin square plug [closed]

Anyone know what this plug is?
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Sockets for T1 3v led?

This is more a 'presentation' and 'usablity' question. Is it possible to get an array type socket, prewired and capable of accepting several small (T1 or T1-3/4) led? Ideally, I am looking to ...
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Can I operate a 4-lane MIPI DSI Display from just one lane connected?

I was thinking to integrate a MIPI display into a project with a STM32L4R9 processor, which in my package of choice exposess only 1 of it's two MIPI lanes. The data sheets of all displays I viewed ...
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What is this connector called that looks like a small mono audio jack?

The thermocouple from my oven thermometer has a connector that looks somewhat like a mono audio jack, but smaller: The connector is around 2.4 mm thick in the long, extended section and around 11.2 ...
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What connectors are these and how do I disconnect them?

I am having difficulty disconnecting two different connector-types and I am hoping someone can help me either specify which type of connectors this is or just simply how to disconnect them. Thank you ...
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How to connect terminals like Ground Lugs and Feed-throughs?

Feed-throughs, ground lugs, and similar terminals are often found on RF test equipment. What is the standard way to connect these to wires-- wrap stranded wire and solder? Is there a part that assists ...
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Uknown connector type

I'm looking for some information for the type of the connector this drone is using. My nephew lost his charging cable for it and he can't reachage it anymore. Can someone provide me with information ...
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Looking for a dc 2pin connector with latch [closed]

I'm looking for a pair of connectors with following features. about 10V rating (no high voltage) 5A 2 pins latch which will prevent from accidential unplug panel mount I want to mount the socket on ...
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Power Barrel Connector Voltage Rating Inquiry

My system is using 48V at 3A max. I am currently looking for a power connector to my PCB that can handle my specifications. I came across a potential connector, but I noticed on the data sheet it is ...
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Connector's placement - EMC [closed]

Why placing connectors on the same edge of the PCB is recommended as an EMC design guideline? As mentioned in https://learnemc.com/pcb-layout All connectors should be located on one edge or on one ...
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Help identifying this variation of a Molex or Amp connector please!

My very first post! I've researched to the point of despair (digikey, mouser, amp, molex, others...) trying to identify this variation of your everyday 4-pin, 2-row molex pin plug. An easily ...
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What kind of connector is this, where can I get one, and how do I attach it?

I have to replace a fan in an older (circa 2010) NAS storage device, and I found a replacement but the wires don't terminate in a connector (see first image below): The old connector looks like this: ...
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What kind of 3x2 connector is this?

Does anybody know what kind of connectors these are? The size of the holes on the right picture is about 5 mm The inner size of the holes on the left picture is about 3 mm
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USB C or other compact connector for 19 identical, general purpose lines?

I'm building an LED lighting system that requires around 16 connections to an Arduino (15 LED power supplies plus a common ground line), and I want to clean up the cabling. It's important for my ...
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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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Sourcing High Conductor Count Cable

I need to run approximately 25 feet (8m) of cabling up to a project box containing an array of ultrasonic sensors. (note, I was not in charge of the design of this project, if it had been up to be I'd ...
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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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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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Looking for a temperature probe connector

I have a temperature probe I need to connect to a PCB in a housing and I am looking for a good connector that require my needs. The temperature probe has 3 wires of 26 AWG (0.1288 mm²). Ideally I ...
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Is there a guide how to identify connectors?

I have a couple of connectors which I like to identify. Most of them are on my motorcycle. This forum contains lots of questions about individual connectors and I don't want to add another one. There ...
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How do I correctly position two connectors that must be spaced precisely while soldering?

I am having someone else assemble some very small boards I designed. There are two board-to-board Molex slimstack connectors that must be spaced precisely (3 mm center-to-center), in order to mate ...
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Why do some IDC connectors have gaps?

At my work we use IDC headers and cable terminators a fair bit, and we've noticed that most headers have a gap on the sides (see image below). It looks like a clip would grab the gap nicely, but have ...
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connector for male usb A plug not on PCB

I have a PCB that needs 5V input and I want to plug my contraption(PCB + battery in a housing) into a USB power receptacle. The housing has a male USB A plug popping out perpendicular to the PCB and I ...
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What is the name of this kind of connector where you stick a whole board in to connect?

An example of the connector type I'm looking for a name for can be found on this board: It's the big box. You stick a board in to it with strips of exposed copper to connect. It also seems similar to ...
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Strange PCB Connector I haven't Seen Before - What is it?

I'm trying to determine what connector this guy is, but I've never seen it before. It has two rows of seven pins, and they are offset a bit. More importantly, does anyone have any tips on matching ...
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Altium 18 multi-board design. How to connect 2 PCB's with a pin header?

I am trying to use Altium's multi-board design tool to connect 2 PCB's. The PCB's will be connected with a right angle, male-male pin header (shown in image below). Bottom PCB: Motherboard &...
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Is it possible to securely connect 20AWG wire to CR2 battery terminals?

I’m trying to securely connect a positive and negative 20 AWG thickness wire to each terminal of a CR2 battery. From what I understand, they don’t make terminal connectors for these types of ...
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What is the purpose of a disconnectable wire in this power supply?

In this circuit, there is a wire between M5-1 and M5-3 (at the bottom). It's a little plastic connector with a wire in it that you can pull out. I've been trying to debug a power issue after ...
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Is it safe to use “uninsulated crimp” crimpers on insulated crimps?

Besides needing a bigger size, will it work to use crimpers meant for uninsulated crimps on insulated? Will it crack the insulation or cause other significant problems?
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Automotive connector type

Does anyone know what kind of connector this is? It is used in a battery pack of a car for Can bus, k-line and power. Dimensions: 12mm x 10mm x 6.5mm Edit: this is a similar 12-pin female connector ...
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What type of headphone connector is this? [closed]

I got a pair of Onkyo headphones as a gift a while ago, and now one of the connectors on the cable broke (the red one in the picture). What type of cable connector is this? Searching the Onkyo ...

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