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Force equal current between 2 pins

Is there a way to force current to be shared equally between 2 pins? I need to supply 10A (at either 24 or 48V DC) through a connector. The simple way would be to use a 10A per pin rated connector. ...
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What are these power connectors called and can I use extension cables for a footwarmer? [closed]

I'd like to know what these connectors are called, so I can locate them online and purchase extension cables. I have looked in a number of places and cannot identify them or locate cables. So if ...
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How does the spring loaded pogo pin retain its compressed position?

As per wiki Pogo pins are used for their improved durability over other electrical contacts, and the resilience of their electrical connection to mechanical shock and vibration. I am not able to ...
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What is this broken part/fuse?

This is a part that has been corroded from water contact. I appears to be a small connector with a ceramic base and two spade terminals. The wiring diagram for the item it's from identifies it as a ...
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Are GX ("aviation") connectors unsafe for high voltages?

GX connectors (unofficially called "aviation") are used for a wide variety electrical applications, including supplying power to soldering irons and motors. Usually, the voltages are low, ...
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Identifying Mains Connector for Bosch 300/500/800 Series Dishwashers

Bosch dishwashers do not ship with a simple junction box built into the front quarter, as most dishwashers do. Instead, they use a 3-pin connector; presumably because this approach allows them to ...
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Help identifying this connector?

Can someone help me identify this connector?
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What type of 3-pin connector is this?

Attached is an image of the connector to my desk lamp. I can't tell what type of connector it is. It's 3-pin but the far left hole doesn't appear to be used. The connector is attached to my desk lamp.
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Laptop connectors and universal chargers (tips M3, M4, etc.)

I am interested in having more information about connectors and identifiers (M3,M4,...M31) used by laptop universal chargers. Is there any "official" list or convention for laptop ...
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Can COM and earth be connected thorough the PCB ground pin?

I'm using an AC/DC switching supply (Meanwell PD-45) with the following schematics: The Frame Ground (FG) is connected to the metal chassis of my device with a screw. The output of the switching ...
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What is this type of small tab-like connector called?

I frequently see this style of connector on small electrics motors. Is there a standard nomenclature/size specification for this style of connector? Photo is of a 25mm diameter JGA25-style motor.
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Connecting DC power check into circuit

The schematic symbol for a typical DC power jack looks like this: These things always have three terminals on the mechanical package. I believe the three terminals are called pin, shunt and sleeve. ...
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What is the name of this plug, and which side is line and which is neutral?

What is the name of this plug, and which side is line and which is neutral? (Image from Wikimedia Commons)
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Connect bench PSU to PCB containing DC power jack

Many equipment uses DC power jacks which look something like this: Laptops usually appear to contain something like this which is where we connect its power supply. The basic question is, how to ...
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Are these coaxial power barrel male jacks compatible with this female coaxial power barrel plug?

I am going to design a PCB that shall contain a coaxial power barrel adapter for power. It will eventually connect with an external power supply like the one we often use with laptop and other ...
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Maximum current rating of MT60 for AMASS MT60 connectors

I have seen AMASS MT60 connectors listed as 30 A continuous and 45 A, and even sometimes 60 A. I would like to use them to connect REV SparkMax outputs (3 lines) to Neo motors. The unofficial '...
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Which way should I solder these XLR terminals?

I need to install a female XLR connector on my electric bike to work with a new charger which has an XLR plug. Before soldering the wires, I wanted to check that I'm making the connection in the ...
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Identify 2-PIN water resistant DC Connectors for Holiday LED Lights

Is there a "proper" name for the connectors shown in the pictures? I'm trying to find "extension cords" to place the light string farther from it's DC controller and need an extra ...
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What is this type of Ebike connector?

I have to find a replacement charger for a 72V electric dirt bike (unknown brand). The charge port is composed of two vertically centered pins with a Y-shaped separator. It looks like an ST3 connector,...
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What type of connector is this one?

What is the name of this connector? It´s about 4mm x 8.5mm x 6.5mm This is the counterpart:
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Female jack for AC/DC power supply

I cannot find a female jack to connect the terminal of an AC/DC power supply. My idea was to bring the transformed power from the AC/DC power supply and connect their terminal to the PCB via a jack or ...
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Power USB-C for STM32F1xx-Board

I want to add an USB-C Connection for Powering the STM32F103C8T6. Currently I try to trace the D- and D+ Routes from the MCU to the USB-C. Problem To do that, I want to use differntialpair (in KiCad). ...
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What's the name of this connector, used to connect a mains power cable to the PCB of a RadioShack 42-3067 xenon strobe?

The power cord for a RadioShack 42-3067 xenon strobe got damaged very close to the appliance, so I need to replace it. I assume the connector on the end used to attach it to the PCB isn't reusable, so ...
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Can any connector be used for LED strips

In my project I use 10m of 24v LED strips. I am looking to get connectors to connect power to wireless module and from the wireless module to the strips. I see they mark connectors as 12v but ...
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Can I convert a stereo receiver's hard-wired two-prong power cord to an IEC C7?

enter image description hereenter image description here Repairs to my stereo receiver require considerable disassembly. One step requires me to unsolder the two mains leads from posts on the main ...
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SRD-12VDC-SL-C 8 relay module

I am a novice and would like to know the name of the female plug that connects to the input pins.
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Trying to identify DC connector (5.5 mm OD, 3.0 mm ID, no pin)

I need to replace a DC adapter for an old NAS that was lost to a power spike but I'm having a hard time identifying exactly the kind of connector. This is the connector on the back of the NAS: I have ...
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What is the name of this connector of a rough use tablet?

I am working with an old tablet XPLORE IX104 but my question is about a connector such as this. What is the name of this connector? I have not worked with similar devices before (only with devices ...
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What is the name of this female connector pin?

I am trying to find in the market, some female connector pins. For reference, take a look at the pins in this SP13 connector: The yellow pins inside are the ones I am trying to find, although I don't ...
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How are these wires connected (see picture)?

I'm trying to replace the timer component in a toaster oven I have. I am not very knowledgeable about different connector/terminal types, so I thought I'd confirm with more experienced people here. It ...
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Which connector is this three connections inline XS 20 marking

I can't find the connector type of this part found on alibaba for which I need its mate. I have it in front to me. body is 300mil width and about 200mil thick. Pin spacing 2.5mm (NOT 100mil!!!!) There ...
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Can anyone identify this two-pin power connector?

Can anyone identify this two-pin, notched, rectangular power connector, please? It's about 5mm (3/16") along the long side, and is used for a 7.2V DC supply to charge an internal battery. One of ...
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Identify this cable connector

Please help me identifying this cable connector by part number/source. 4-pins crimped inline in series on the cable 4 mm pin spacing 18 AWG wire Has the letters: VEN
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What is this connector type (Segway e-Scooter charger)

I'm doing a little research to, in the future, possibly replace my Segway E110SE e-Moped charger whenever it gives out or to possibly have a second one on hand to haul around to destinations. Whatever....
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What are these battery power connectors called?

I'm trying to source some battery contact connectors for sliding straight metal strips into. They're the sort of thing that are used in power tool batteries, but I want to use them for a different ...
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Customary polarity of JST VH power connectors (B2P-VH JST)

I'm improving a PCB design to be more human-error-resistant, with electrical connectors being directional. For the (24V DC) power supply I want to use the B2P-VH JST...
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Digital Time Delay Relay Dual LED Display 220V AC

I am having trouble in connection. So basically in S1 and S2 have no power output, the load circuit must be connected to the power. Can someone give me any solution if i can connect the power supply ...
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About the suitability of a Molex connector vs AS150 for high current applications

I am currently working on a system that requires: Board to board connector for high current applications. This operates at approximately 44v. Expected currents: 200A, with burst up to 300A Expected ...
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12 V, 2-pin power socket identification

I’m trying to find a replacement 12 V, 2-pin plug socket for my Campingaz TE 28 LC Cooler. The socket is 22 mm wide x 15 mm deep x 13 mm high. I can find plenty of power cords but no sockets to plug ...
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What is this MAX17043 LiPo Fuel Gauge connector size?

I believe this is a type of JST connectors. I bought one piece, and I now need to .. modify my existing lipo battery connector (my connector is smaller) buy another lipo battery with the same ...
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What type of plug is this?

I'm seeking to buy this type of plug but can't find it anywhere. I tried asking at my local electronics shops, googled the images and consulted the data sheet of the appliance it came with. (12V input ...
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What is the female matching connector to this male circular connector?

I was wondering if anybody knows a part number for the 6-pin female matching connector to the 6-pin male circular connector shown below ?
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How to simply connect horizontally stacked modules to a digital bus AND mains?

I'm looking for a safe and simple (also, cheap) way to connect a number of modular devices directly next to each other that share a digital bus and also need mains power (230V 50Hz here). These ...
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What makes barrel connectors good at carrying high power?

The USB-PD standard is being updated to support 240W outputs, and I've been seeing a lot of talk about how the USB-C connector will probably have problems carrying the very high voltage (5 amps @ 48V ...
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What is the name of this power connector?

It is mainly found on electric bikes and scooters in order to recharge batteries. I would need an extension cord. It is hard to find without the name.
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Are circuit board power sockets easily interchangeable?

Newbie question I'm afraid :/ I have a device with an unusual sized power jack (5.5 x 3.3) making it difficult to work with for my project. To switch this out can I simply remove the current socket ...
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How to assemble USB-C power connector?

I bought a few USB-C power connectors to reuse old power supplies with new Raspberry Pi power socket standard. Here is the original picture: When I try to assemble it by merging these together: the ...
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Connector types or names

I am replacing my mains powered smoke alarm and the new one has a different connector. The old one (bottom of pic) has 3 flat pins/blades whereas the new one (top pic) has round pins. I've also show ...
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Connector Identification please

Can someone help me identify this connector please, I have literally no clue how to disconnect it at all.
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Help identifying another connector

I'm trying to identify this 2-pin connector. Would anyone happen to know what type it is / who makes it? I was in touch with a Molex support representative this morning and they told me it wasn't one ...
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