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How do you call wire pins that can be used as jumpers with your breadboard?

I can't seem to find these things on electronics distributor websites. There is a bunch of various pins and connectors but I can't find these among them. What are they called? I tried "dupont 2.54mm ...
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Does Molex SlimStack round cable jumper exist?

Today I learned the following connectors are a SlimStack plug and receptacle. However, I only found flex cables jumpers, like this one. Is there a reason round cables don't exist for this sort of ...
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What is the purpose of the PCB jumpers in the attached image

Can someone please tell me what may be the purpose of the jumpers in the attached image? Why not use a PCB trace instead? Figure 1 The PCB is a part of an old Videocassette recorder (VCR)
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Connect rectangle pad to jumpers

I'd like to know some general approaches to creating DIY connectors for a custom PCB or card. Mainly I'd like to know how to connect some flat SMD pads to standard jumpers that would connect to a ...
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Alternatives to Jumpers?

I have a need to be able to connect a lead on a circuit to 1 of 5 different other leads. I think it’s obvious how I can accomplish this with jumpers or DIP switches or encoders. The wrinkle here is ...
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At what frequency does jumper wire stop functioning properly?

I have designed an IC with some digital circuitry requiring a 25 MHz clock signal. Now I'm designing a PCB to perform testing. My question is, would normal jumper wires be sufficient to pass a 25 MHz ...
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Permanent circuit board jumper - I have a RTC chip that kills soldered battery before clock set

If I wave solder in the battery, it begins draining rapidly until the RTC chip (clock) is set. So I installed a jumper. Now I manufacture without the jumper, and then in the bed of nails testing, I ...
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Routing VCC with jumpers?

I'm trying to route a new VHF RF receiver (LO is 151MHz, RF is 162MHz). There's a pair of LC filters on this board, as well as a Si5351 oscillator and a crystal. From what I've read, an uninterrupted ...
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Can I link mismatched parts with jumper wires?

I'm out of my element here and I don't know much about electrical engineering so please excuse the bad terminology. A light on my car stopped working and it's a long story but the easiest way to fix ...
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SMD jumper design rules

The SMD jumper. One of the most basic devices on any board using SMD technology. Yet, considering devices from various sources and looking into the hints of designing it, I get differing techniques ...
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Dupont jump wire in order to replace 20 pin cable

Hello, I bought a mp5 player for my car and I didn't find the 20 pin cable for this player. My question is if I could replace it by Dupont jumper wires as the picture shows
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How to inteprepret jumper confiuration guide on PCB?

So I have a M.2 to mPCIe adapter board that unfortunately I don't have any documentation for. The purpose of the board is to allow for a 4g M.2 modem to connect to a PC with a mPCIe slot. Presumably ...
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Can I use individual strands in cat5 or cat6 solid core wire for pcb mods / jumper / repairs?

I have a small PCB repair I need to make. I am reading that wire-warp is a suitable option. I don't have any wire wrap, but I do have tons of cat5 and cat6 solid core wire. I was thinking about ...
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Flexible GPIO routing Arduino shield

I want to make a combined MIDI In/Out/Thru + MDX Output shield, so I can order/design just one shield for all my needs. It is intended to use the shield for Arduino Mega which has 4 UARTs, and I want ...
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How to join and connect two wires in one connector point professionaly in a high voltage PCB?

Regarding a HV (6KV) PCB design there is a part of the circuitry related to reed relay connection. I have chosen a HV relay (datasheet) with flying lead connection in order to separate physically LV ...
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Jumper wire solution for short header pins /

I installed header pins that fit into a feather microcontroller, but since they are not double sided header pins, the top side is too short to attach normal jumper wires to. Is there some clean, non-...
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Female to female jumper wires

Where are female to female jumper wires used? They only have provision to allow other wires to be plugged into so cannot be used on breadboards. So, practically, where are they used?
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Use lithium ion car jumpstarter to charge netbook? [closed]

I have a Gooloo car jump starter pack. https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B06X9R8QSY Can I use it to charge a small Gateway Nav50 netbook? What kind of adapter would I need? I suppose I could use ...
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What is the “socket” on Hirose DF13-series jumpers?

For this pre-crimped wire family with a "socket" at one or both ends: Hirose H*B**-101**-** with these mechanical drawings: All units expressed in mm. Here is ...
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How to Indicate Bridged Solder Jumper for Production PCBA

If I would like to indicate to the PCBA manufacturer that a solder jumper position is to be "bridged" with a solder blob, what is the preferred way to indicate this? I have thought of the following ...
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What is the IEC 60617 schematic symbol for jumper and test point?

What is the IEC 60617 schematic symbol for jumper and test point? I have tried to find it in the official standards but it seems not to be defined explicitly.
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SMD jumper vs current sense resistor

I need to use some sort of jumper to allow heavy current from terminal block to the relay pins: Dimensions shown in mm. I want to replace this trace with a jumper, preferably SMD. Going through ...
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Strange footprint labeled PJ## on laptop's motherboard

Today I came across a picture of a laptop motherboar (below). I noticed three strange looking small footprints, labelled PJ12, PJ36 and PJ37. The J may stand for jumper, and on the top left corner ...
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Anybody know what this DB25 jumper connection is called?

I'm in the process of motorizing a few electronics project. Been racking my brains with Google and Mouser trying to identify the following part that is connected to a DB25 connector. It looks like ...
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How can I create female-to-female jumper wires from female-to-male jumper wires?

In a similar spirit to this question, I want to create female to female jumper wires. However, I only have individual female to male jumper wires and I don't really want to go out and buy new wires. ...
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What component allows DIP to be connected with Dupont style jumper wires? [closed]

(sorry for the n00b/cringey question!) I've order an ADC chip and I realized upon receiving it that standard Dupont style jumper wires don't fit on standard integrated chips pins. I was wondering if ...
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Is there a better way to jumper 3 terminals together?

I can't find terminal block jumpers for sets of 3 and 5 terminals, just 10 and 2. So I took some 2-terminal jumpers and tried to accomplish what I needed to do but it looks unsightly and seems likely ...
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Proteus ARES PCB - How do I wire a link pad to some component pad?

I'm designing a single side pcb, due to trail's density, I decided to use link wires in order to avoid overlap, but when I started routing, the software didn't allow me to connect any wire to link's ...
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MPU-9150 (IMU) AD0 address change

I have an MPU-9150 which uses I2C address 0x68 by default, but I'd like it to use address 0x69. This is possible by desoldering the 3-way AD0 "Jumper" on the breakout board. By default there are 3 ...
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Locking header jumper

I want to implement a 3-header jumper setup in order to switch a microcontroller between two video modes on a PCB. I don't want to use just a standard switch as it doesn't seem appropriate for a ...
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Does the color of Jumper cables matter?

Does the color of jumper cables in a circuit matter? I'm starting out with Arduino and can't get it to work at all with a breadboard! I'm thinking it's something simple like this! I know Black is ...
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Extending header pins

I have to access the 'small' part of soldered header pins. Female jumpers cannot be placed there as the small part is too small. So i thought extending the small part of the header pins so they can ...
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What switch would replace a series of 6 pins linked by jumpers?

I've bought a small electronics kit - a function generator which produces a 1kHz signal in various waveshapes - square, sine, triangle and integrator. It's a basic kit on a single PCB (555 timer based)...
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What's the right way to connect two exposed pins from a board to BNC?

For an ADC evaluation board like this one, where signals go in through exposed pins, I'd like to have the signals come from a BNC cable (or SMA). However, I'm concerned about noise. What's the right ...
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Which jumper wire to use to connect MSP430F5529 with a breadboard?

Which type of jumper wires will I need in order to connect this MSP430 to a breadboard to build simple circuits? Are all jumper wires equal or is there special ones to supply power vs. those used for ...
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FT232RL USB to serial : 5V or 3.3V set by jumper

I've just bought a cheap FT232RL USB To serial adapter (EAN: 0680004529143). It does not come with a manual and the short description simply mention: USB power supply, can choose 5V or 3.3V ,set by ...
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How to use DIN rail jumpers

I just discovered DIN rails for industrial kinds of loads (10's of amps). I'm using these parts, and am wondering whether I should jump on both sides. It seems like more connections would mean lower ...
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What are the male pin ends on stranded jumper wires called?

I have a pile of stranded breadboard wires, but need to buy or make more. The red one on the left have a solid metal pin, a molded plastic barrel, and stranded wire, and was purchased at Amazon. Most ...
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PCB wire connectors

I wonder why I am absolutely unable to find this kind of wire/connector on DigiKey. I can find easily the socket/header that is to be soldered on the PCB. But when it comes to a set of wires I can ...
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jumper wires better for VCC or ground?

I'm trying to route 10 DIP ICs on a single-sided PCB, but because of my available pcb space, I cannot fit all 10 ICs in one single row. Instead, I lined them up in three rows. It seems that if I ...
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how to identify the male-female and female-male jumper wires?

I know it is a basic question but still I am confused , I wanted to use the female-male jumper wires on my basic electronic project ,So my question is how Can I identify which is female-male or male-...
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How to add part in eagle board that doesn't have corresponded in the schematic “jumpers”?

I am using Eagle to design single side board and I want to use smd jumpers to connect between some points. So basicly I don't want to add those smd jumpers as a component to the circuit in the ...
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What kind of jumper wires are used with a breadboard?

What kind of jumper wires should I get for electronics and a breadboard? There are female to female, male to female, female to female with headers. I don't know what to get. Just hookup wire?
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Fix broken jumper wire [closed]

Comes with the Arduino Uno As you can see, it may require soldering. I don't have soldering experience but am receiving a soldering iron soon. Could you explain how this would need to be soldered if ...
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Why is there risk of overvoltage when jump-starting a vehicle?

Ford Focus C-Max manual describes jump-starting procedure as follows: shut off everything, connect the jump cables, start the donor vehicle engine and let it run for a while, turn the ignition key on ...
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PCB Assembly: Specifying Jumper Configuration For Assembly House

I want to send a board off for fab + assembly soon which will include various jumpers in 2 or 3 pin configurations. For example, see this picture below (sorry about quality). I'd like to specify the ...
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How to do Jumperless Jumpers?

Is there a way to do "jumpers" without actually using a jumper connector on a PCB? Ideally just using holes or pads. For example, one idea for doing it is to use pads on the edge of a PCB then using ...
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Is there a frequency at which jumpers start to become a problem?

Pin header jumpers (like these) can be used to make optional connections between parts. I would expect at certain frequencies that the these kind of parts become primarily reactive (the imaginary ...
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Defining wire jumper inside IC in software

Since I'm using Eagle to try to form a single-sided PCB and the autorouter completed my circuit by 99% (2 airwires to go), I thought of constructing my circuit so that I insert a flat jumper wire ...
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Best way to solder connections between header posts?

I have a project that uses about 200 solderless jumper wires connecting header posts from one circuit board to the next. Now that the whole thing works, I want to ditch the "temporary" connections in ...