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10A/115V Jumper

What component would you use for a 10A/115V jumper header (I need the user to be able to choose among a few power settings)? I have relatively small space on the PCB and I am also trying to be ...
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How to safely power on evaluation board?

I just got an Atmel XMEGA-A1 Xplained evaluation board and I'm trying to get started, but the documentation is a bit confusing to me. Page 6 Section 4 has this warning. Do not power the board ...
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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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Where can I buy or how can I make high quality jumper cables?

The jumper cables in my possession are all so stiff and seem cheaply made. The connectors fall apart and its frustrating. The jumper cable is such a simple but critical component - how/where can I ...
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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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What is max current for goldpin connectors? [closed]

I'm designing a circuit which consists of two blocks on the same PCB. For testing I'd like to have an option of bypassing the second block and connect the first one to the output. The standard ...
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Cable for transmitting 4MHz 3V3 signal

I am building a device on breadboard where there are 2 ICs: a microcontroller and some auxillary IC, they should communicate via SPI with a 4 MHz clock. Because I don't have enough place on my ...
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Connecting jumper to input pin

I am designing an active high function in my MCU program and I need a jumper to activate/deactivate the function by placing it between Vcc and one input pin of the MCU. I have came up with two ...
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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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Does a pin jumper adds noise?

When designing a PCB, is it sensible to use a pin jumper in the pathway of a small current signal (around 0.8 uA) or could there be issues with noise? I would use the jumper to select between ...
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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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Fattening metallic ends of jump wires

I am trying to fit a umo wire into a ac power transformer. Turns out the jumper wire is just a little too thin. Any practical ideas on how to fatten them? I considered dipping them into molten solder....
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Name of socketed PCB jumpers

What is the correct name for those little jumper cables, with a small socket each end, designed to go between header pins on PCBs. A bit like these, but singles http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/5-Pcs-30cm-...
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Take out the jumper of breadboard wire

I have some breadboard wires as below photo, how can I take away the jumper out of the wire, I've tried to push the the slit on the jumper with no luck!
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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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Removing jumpers from an L298N Dual H-Bridge

I've got an L298N dual H-bridge which I'm using to control two DC motors with an arduino. I want to be able to control the speed of the two motors using PWM. My understanding is that I need to ...
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How are “jumpers” used?

Two settings on a system I've got can be changed using jumpers. This is the connector and the pin description: There seems to be three pins needed to choose between ON and OFF, but how? Do I set them ...
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matrix of connection

I'm looking for a component that can connect 1:1 4 input to 4 output 1----|-|-|-|- 2----|-|-|-|- 3----|-|-|-|- 4----|-|-|-|- | | | | A B C D My ...
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How to add a jumper in Orcad Capture?

I am making a schematic of a PCB in Orcad Capture. I have to place a jumper. Does anyone know the part number for a jumper or the library where it can be found?
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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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Xbee Shield - Turning jumper settings into ON/OFF (XBEE/USB) manual switch

I have the following Xbee Shield where I need to constantly switch jumpers in order to allow Xbee communication and/or USB communication. The following is set for Xbee communication: "Xbee ...
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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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What is the correct name for the ACTION you do when installing a jumper?

While writing an instruction document for configuring an evaluation board's firmware, involving the repeated installation and removal of jumpers, I used the terms "install", "connect" and "reconnect" ...
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Principles of DC/DC converter w/ jumper-selectable outputs?

I have an application where the load is a user-selectable component (an electric door strike) that comes in many flavors, with each flavor requiring a specific DC voltage, most commonly either 12V or ...
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How am I able to jump my car when I ground one of the jumpers?

Electrically, when I think of jumping my car, I visually see basically putting a stronger voltage source in parallel with a weaker voltage source (see http://imgur.com/qz8jX). However, on every car ...
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Using Jumpers wires in an Electronic design

I am working on a design, but still in the prototype stage. In any case, I am using a straight Vero board and hence quite a lot of Jumper cables are involved even to its bearest minimum. I want to ...
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Jig for making jumper leads?

Does anyone know of a tool that can make jumper wires to fit standard spacings for breadboards? What I have in mind is a jig where you dial in the number of rows you want the jumper to span, insert ...
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Choosing Configuration Jumpers - Solder bridges, 0-ohm resistors, DIP switches, pin jumpers

I'm working on a development board, and need to let users set some configurations. It will be used by students and engineers who are trying to build circuits on a breadboard; I'm not dealing with ...

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