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

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Need Help With A Component(Octal D Flip Flop)

I'm analyzing the following component: http://www.futurlec.com/74HC/74HC574.shtml It says that this flip-flop has a high impedance state when the output control bit is raised high. Does this allow ...
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How can I identify ferrite bead material?

I am working my way through the book "The Electronics of Radio" by David B Rutledge", which details experiments on the various parts of the circuit as one builds a "Norcal 40A" transceiver, as a ...
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SMD Trimpot specs - some cite in K/M and others in uH

Was searching for SMD trimpots at a popular online component site, and noticed that the search results were showing trimpots (s.a. from Bourns) some of whose 1-line specs read like they were variable ...
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Unidentified Integrated Circuit - NEC 24 Prong

Today I was taking apart an old typewriter and I have this IC that was in a socket. I took it out and started searching online to see what this IC does. I spent 20 minutes and nothing showed up about ...
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Laptop Adaptor Circuit Elements

Can you tell me about this circuit elements' name more specifically? Especially number 1 and 10; what are they? Number 1 text: SCC 068K275V-X2 MPXGMF 40/100/21
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Need help finding datasheet

I have tried searching multiple sites such as digikey, google, bing, even wikipedia for the data sheets of the following Items but can not find them these components are from a seagate barracuda. ...
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Name of component on output side cable of a DC power adapter?

What is the name of this component (circled in red) of a charger? What are the uses of this component?
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What is the name of this connector?

These rectangular 2x5 and 2x3 pin connectors seem to be commonly used for flat ribbon connectors. This example is from an AVRUSB programmer. What is the name of this style connector?
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Name this electronic connector

Pins = 16x2 Space between pins = around 2mm What i really need is the name of a female adaptor to connect to it in order to have cables like this. Thanks!
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What's the name of this small connector?

I would like to know what's the name of the connector on the side of the PCB? It's really small. Width: ~ 5 mm. Height: ~ 1.2 mm.
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Does anyone know the part number for the package with marking code “MAAC A65A”?

It's a 8-pin, MSOP Package component. Can you provide a datasheet for it?
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Breadboard type of connector

I'm looking for a single contact, female connector that I can solder on a PCB and insert components or wires in - exactly what a prototyping breadboard is made of but I want them standalone.
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What is this solid white glue

It's rock solid, not like the cables glue. What is it ? What is it for ? How do I remove it ? How do I put it back ?
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What is the universal name for this cable and where can I get PCB connectors for them?

What is the name for this style cable? I've always known them as nano-cables or micro-cables but I've seen them called sensor-link cables too. I typically get the cable from here. However, I don't ...
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What electric part is on this manhole cover?

Here's a photo of a manhole cover The letters form the word "ТЕЛЕФОН" ("telephone" in Russian in ALL CAPS). What is on the picture in the center? Perhaps it is some part that should be associated ...
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Is this 'pmod' connector standard?

Here's an image of my Digilent Coolrunner II development kit: Those connectors on the backside are 6x2, female, and seem to be on .1" pitch. Are these standard, and where could I buy the male ...
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Identify the brand & model of this transformer

thinking this unmarked component was an AC transformer I fried it while measuring it by supplying it with 220V AC current. It appears that it's a DC to DC converter, probably 2x15V. I need the exact ...
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Identify a cylinder or thick washer for bolts

It must be obvious to you but I can't figure out the name of that part which I need to replace. It's added to the bolts that hold the PCB to the case so as to create a large enough gap between the two....
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What's this connector pictured called?

Can anyone identify the connector on the right of the picture? A picture of the same, taken from a different angle:
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Anyone know who makes ICs labelled 'Hi'

I took apart an old Huawei 3G wifi modem, hoping to leave the radio stuff, and find an off the shelf MCU in there. Aside from an Atheros wifi chip, and a Hynix memory chip, the only other ones not ...
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Identify this flat connector

What is this connector (and the eventual pliers used for it) that serves for Wago 256 terminals.
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Identify a light emitting component

here's a picture of component that is not a LED but emits light, it's a tiny glass light bulb with a resistor and a red plastic case for mounting it.
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What is this IC?

The markings at the top say "TC104-1", and at the bottom "9041". It was found in a box of random ICs and parts, and googling hasn't lead me anywhere.
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What is the part number for a SIO connector?

What actually is an Atari SIO connector, if I wanted to order the part? I have tried Farnell for DB13, Dsub 13 etc but no joy. I am assembling a SIO2ST for an 800XL.
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Can you identify this 14-pin DIP resistor network?

I'm trying to positively identify this resistor network. Has anyone encountered them before? They were found on a backplane with 96-pin DIN 41612 connectors. It's not a VME bus — A/B/C1-3 are a big ...
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Does anybody recognize this connector?

Does anybody recognize this connector? This is Power terminal used on Solar Inverter. Rated for 150A/35V.
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Any ideas to make IR LEDs identifiable during position-tracking?

Background Johnny Lee demonstrated various interesting ideas (detailed, e.g., in this video as well as this page) that take advantage of the Infrared camera from a Wii-Remote. The IR camera has ...
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What does this circuit symbol mean? (Circle with horizontal line through it)

I came across the following symbol in a datasheet (functional block diagram on page 8). What does it mean? For future searchers, the symbol is a circle with a horizontal line (diameter) through it. ...
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Does anybody recognize this (other) automotive connector?

Similar to my other question, I have another connector I can't identify. Does anybody recognize the series? I am wanting to build my own, so I need to know what series it is and what pins it takes. ...
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connector without a name?

I am trying to find the name of a particular electronics connector. the connector is often used in auto stereos to attach a faceplate to the main body (detachable face radio). this is much like a dual ...
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Does anybody have any idea what this piece of equipment is?

A friend of mine picked this up at a garage sale where an elderly electrical engineer was selling a bunch of old test equipment. It's missing a faceplate where it should name what it is, and he's ...
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FFC Connector Identification

I need to design an FPC to couple to an existing board. There are 3 FFC connections on this board. I believe them all to be Molex connectors but I still can't locate a similar part. Here is what I ...
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Does anybody recognize this automotive connector?

I'm trying to repair a wiring harness, and I'd rather pin and install a connector than splice into a junkyard pigtail. Does anyone recognize this and know where to find them? There's some serious ...
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mysterious gadget That makes whinnying sound. help identifying circuit board plz [closed]

I found this little gadget in one of my spare rooms in a bunch of old electronics and cords. I didn't make it and I don't know who could have. I've tried identifying it and nothing. I put a little ...
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Please help identify this exotic, probably Japanese board-to-wire connector

Found on an early 90's JVC stereo: 2 rows, 11 pins, the two rows are horizontally displaced against each other, kind of like a SUB-D connector. However, the pins are neither round, nor quadratic but ...
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What is the material on top of the chips in this logic board, and should I leave them?

This is a very beginner-ish question. I didn't know where else to ask, or even what terms to search for, so I hope this is the right place. I'm replacing the logic board on a monitor. The ...
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Prototyping board

Looking for small prototyping board (soldering) with all holes connected (and user have to destroy unnecessary connections). How is this type of boards called?
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UART adapter to… what is this connector's name?

Any idea of what the connector from the right is named?
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Sound card CD audio in connector

The typical name I see given is MPC, MPC2, or MPC-2, and the cables are readily available, but I can't seem to source the female PCB-side connector. Obviously, a 1x4 pin header would work just fine, ...
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Help Identifying Non-Standard USB Connector

I need help in identifying a part and finding a source (if possible) for a non-standard USB connector... at least I believe it to be non-standard. I've attached a few pictures which are focused to the ...
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“31WOC” on a boost converter, but what datasheet goes with it?

Long shot, I know... I have this Boost convert 1-5V in out 5.1-5.2V and I hope to modify it for a different output voltage. So I'm trying to identify and find the datasheet for the main chip. I ...
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Can anyone identify the microcontroller on an HC-SR04

The HC-SR04 is a popular, and very inexpensive, ultrasonic ranging device and I'd like to modify one to change its functionality. If I can identify the controller I might be able to reprogram it, or ...
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identifying transistor(?) : C945 P73C

I'm trying to fix this little electronic toy. It's really not much, 8 buttons, you push one, the lights go on, and a little melody plays. Now, I really don't know much about this, but really wanna fix ...
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Identifiy the Diode-ish device

I've got a component (4 of them), from a Bruel & Kjaer 2803 Two Channel Microphone Power supply -- side note, anyone have a circuit diagram for it, would make life easier to trouble shoot. The ...
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Could someone identify this variable resistor?

I'm trying to find this part online, to replace it, as it broke. However, using the text on the part, I wasn't able to find anything. Could someone help me? The board itself would be 200$ to replace, ...
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How do two-leaded color changing LEDs work?

I have a few 3mm color-changing LEDs which I harvested from a toy. They fade in between all different colors, and then after a little while, they blink crazily between all the colors. After a few ...
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Can anyone identify this component? (possibly counter)

I recently acquired this device, and I have no idea what it does, or how it works (or how to make it work). The guy who I got the device from told me that it was some kind of counter, but he could not ...
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Identify this connector

I got this connector in a CIS sensor board the connector is 18 pin , dimensions (around 5mm X 18 mm ) Here's some images for it the male & female
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Object identification options, reliability and cost…recommendation

I'm trying to evaluate options of identifying real world objects. We are creating a product that need to write data and read data based on the object. This would be a consumer product. Some ...
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What are these white connectors called?

What are these white connectors called? I'm assuming they have a common name, with different numbers of pins. Update: better pictures, showing "BM Z" on the board connector. The board is ...