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Questions tagged [identification]

Identify chips, connectors, cables, and other components, from photographs and descriptions of the surrounding circuitry or equipment.

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Pager system charging pin and socket

Does anyone know what these pins are called? This is a pager from paging system used in certain restaurants. I'd like to know what it's called as I want to use it in my device's design. I need to know ...
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how are PCB board verions ID'ed in product board layouts [duplicate]

PCB boards in products commonly go through revisions. A board may go from Rev1.1 to Rev1.2 for example. I have a need for software operating on a board to identify the PCB version number of the ...
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What kind of socket is that?

I found that socket on a music device produced around mid 1970s in GDR and I was wondering what kind of socket it is. Unfortunately, someone painted the whole device, including the contacts. Therefore,...
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What is this component and how can I drive it?

A long time ago as a kid I disassembled a plasma globe. Inside was a small board with a box-like plastic-enclosed component. This component has a long wire which leads up to the center of the plasma ...
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Looking for informations & datasheet of OSS-4ES

I have an (old) dip8 component I cannot identify properly. It is quite unusual & nice so I'm looking for its datasheet or information about it. The date(s) code(s) I found seems to be 90's for ...
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Help identifying SMD on USB Circuit (Wacom Intuos 5 - PTH850)

My Wacom Intuos 5 - PTH850 Tablet have one the following SMDs (the lower one, USB Data -) cracked. Could you help me identifying which component is? I know each component bridges USB data + with ...
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How to identify of this connector used by TinyCircuits batteries?

I want to buy some replacement batteries and the best priced ones come with bare wires. I would therefore need to attach my own connector to the end. What is the name if this type of connector and ...
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Hall effect - chip identification

I'm playing with Hall effect sensors and wanted to identify this one. I got it magnified but I've never seen anything like it. Is it a code for something, or has it been removed off the surface? I ...
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Identifying an unknown code “W62” SOT363 dual inverter

QUESTION: What is this component? RESOLUTION: Equivalent part is SN74LVC2GU04DCKT normally code "CDK" This appears to be specially "Wacom" branded for obscurity. Question below for historical context. ...
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Old equipment to identify

I volunteer at the Dauphin Railway Museum in Manitoba, where we recently received a donation of equipment collected by CNCP Telecommunications in the 1970s and earlier. Most has been identified, ...
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What is this component thingy?

I can’t find or describe what this component looks like. Out of curiosity, what is it? I found it on a PCB for a car alarm, but it has no silk-screen label... It has a grub screw that is adjustable. ...
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What's the formal process to determine the IC by manufacturer code?

I've curious if there's an industry standard method used to determine the IC on a board. Specifically, I've been wondering as I have an IC that I want to replace that seems to have failed, but there'...
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Can anyone identify this 2-pin connector (male & female)?

I'm trying to find the type of connector in order to build an extension cable, that's used to connect to a speaker. The top clicks in and one of the pins has a angle to its housing to ensure correct ...
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Identifying SMD IC with a code that contains a colon

What is component that labeled "C:9" (attached image)? What is mean colon on the code? Also The following line is written "524". UPDATED: Based on datasheet pin 2 is ground, but it's not connected ...
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Identifying a component with only a partial part number

I have taken apart some circuitry that no longer works and I accidentally went a bit too far with the dremel. This means I've partially obscured the serial number of a component i'm wishing to ...
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Is there any problem with these TSL201R IC's?

I ordered two TSL201R DIP-8 on a chinese website, which I thought should look like this : However, I received these two guys : As hobbyist I've never seen this kind of IC's before, so is it a kind ...
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what is this component BJJ?

I didn't understand what is this component it is connected to AD8551 i think that input pins HCSH and HCSL
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Need some help identifying these circuit components

Hi everyone, I'm trying to decipher a circuit that was potted in epoxy and am doing pretty well, but could use some help identifying a few things. The basic circuit appears to be a monostable 555, ...
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Please help identify this vintage component

I got this item in a bidding lot and have been trying to figure out what it is ever since. The nearest I can tell it is either an electro shock therapy device or perhaps a remote detonator. It has ...
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Pressure Sensor connets 2 stage opamp but i didn't identify it

I must copy a circuit and top of that it has a pressure sensor and this image shows connection. I think that it connects 2 stage Op-Amp but i didn't identify Op-Amp. Can anybody help me. This is 2 ...
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Can anyone identify this component? Please help me

Can anyone identify this componenet and can anyone find datasheet
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Component identfication for IC marked C50 23XH

The letters on the chip are: C50 23XH What is the producer of this chip? What is this IC?
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What are these wires on single-sided PCBs? [duplicate]

I have a few questions about this PCB, namely the wires across the visible side: I am new to electronics. Would these wires be considered a "trace", "jump", a "via", or something else entirely? How ...
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What is the name of this part?

I thought it was called a "jog dial" but I can't any parts by that name. There are five pins on the back and one on each side. What is it called and how can I find a replacement? It is similar to ...
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Identify this component with a weight inside a cylinder

This component was pulled from a device that was used to detect movement. When I first saw this part, I thought it was an electrolytic capacitor, but upon closer inspection, I found that if I shake ...
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Tiny micro switch identification [closed]

Anyone know what these switches are. More importantly where I can find a replacement. As you can see one is smashed. They are 4mm wide by 2mm by 2mm. Thanks.
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What type of 4-pin 1mm-pitch clippy connector is this?

I have recently bought a lidar sensor with a peculiar cable type. I cannot identify it, but it has some interesting characteristics. It has a pitch of 1mm, and each pin has at most a 0.5mm width. The ...
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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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What are these SOT23 components in this RPM gauge circuit?

I'm trying to work out the input portion of the input circuit on a digital RPM gauge. It accepts a W input from a standard automotive alternator. I can't identify the JCL446 which only uses two of ...
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4 pin square plug [closed]

Anyone know what this plug is?
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What is the purpose of this two pin component?

What is the purpose of this two pin component (circled)? It looks to me like a jumper, but it seems strange that it would be so complex for just a jumper (that apparently does nothing). Sits between ...
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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 is this component called? [closed]

I recently bought an old coffee maker but it doesn't work. Everytime I switch it on my earth circuit breaker goes off so my whole house doesn't have electricity. I already looked on google to find ...
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Identification of 5 band Resistor from power supply

This Resistor is not functioning The 4th band is Gold, I've read that means it's an exception. The 3rd looks to me as silver, not gray, this is why I've added a picture. I'd like to replace it, so ...
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Name of an enclosure in the shape of a DIP

Years ago, in a junk bin far away, I saw a device which was a small plastic box with protruding pins in the form of a 14-pin DIP — so that you could solder jumpers or small axial components to the ...
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Identify this rechargeable battery pack

I want to identify a rechargeable battery pack from inside an old portable hard-drive. It is unlabelled. (I ripped open the blue covering - it isn't labelled on the internal metal cover either.) ...
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Safety Capacitor replacement [closed]

I am trying to repair sewing machine by replacing a safety capacitor that burned up. I am not at all sure how to find an equivalent capacitor. Advice or links to an appropriate product would be ...
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What kind of electronic component is that? A lightbulb? [duplicate]

Found this component in Canon printer power supply It follows a protective varistor in series and is followed by a some kind of serivse terminal that had its own hole in the power supply's case, and ...
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I need help identifying a component

I'm hoping you can help me identify this component. I need to replace it but I don't know its name to find it and purchase it. Is difficult to find it in my city.
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What are those components?

I am doing a reverse engineer project but I can't find what these components are. Can someone help me? The components have the folowing text on it: IC #1 = 7HUH 7HUH IC #2 = AAPQ AAPQ Here you ...
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names of the marked electronic components in uploaded images

I want to know the names of the marked electronic components. One seems like a capacitor and the other some sort of pcb fuse switch. I want to know their specific name, so that I can search and know ...
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Identifying mystery dual channel opto detector?

How do I identify if a component is a photo diode or photo transistor? I have a three lead component removed from an old mouse where it was used to do quadrature encoding of the scroll wheel (a normal ...
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Identifying damaged, burnt out, or missing components [closed]

Is it possible to deduce the identity of damaged, burnt out, or otherwise missing components (or suitable substitutes)? For example, below is the PCB of a 2 speed electric razor I've disassembled. ...
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Component identification (SMD)

Help me identify this component: test results identify it as a diode. I believe the manufacturer is Vishay, but I can't find anything when I search for it. There is a label placed on the component: "....
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Where (under what name) can I find these breakable female pin headers?

I'm looking for these pin headers: They're easier to work with than the regular pin headers because of the grooves. There are similar headers that are also breakable but with round sockets (I'm not ...
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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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Another unidentified component

I have this component and it does not shows ANY identification (which I never saw before). Can anybody shed a light on what it can be? The left/right side is metallic, the rest looks shiny plastic (?...
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What kind of components are these (2)?

What kind of components are these? It shows: GA 62A And a symbol Does anybody know what specs these can have? (note: updated the question since they were not capacitors).
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What ceramic capacitor is this?

I'm almost sure this is a ceramic capacitor, but I have trouble finding its characteristics. The first picture is the top side, the second the bottom side. The first shows: 120G (or 12OG) and an F. ...