Components used to conduct and transfer signals (electrical, optical, rf, etc.) or power from one cable to another.
AC Power Connectors (304 suppliers)
AC power connectors transfer alternating current through a variety of electronic devices. AC power connectors include simple AC inlets, outlets, and power entry modules.
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Audio Connectors (339 suppliers)
Automotive Electrical Connectors (44 suppliers)
Automotive electrical connectors are designed to be used specifically in vehicles.
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Board Mount Connectors (201 suppliers)
Board to Board Connectors (170 suppliers)
Centronics Connectors (64 suppliers)
Centronics connectors are standard parallel interface devices for connecting printers and other peripherals such as portable disc drives, tape backup drives, and CD-ROM players to computers.
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Circular Connectors (542 suppliers)
Coaxial Connectors (478 suppliers)
Coaxial connectors are composed of an insulated central conducting wire wrapped in another cylindrical conductor (the shield). The cable is usually wrapped in another insulating layer and an outer protective layer. Coaxial cables and connectors have the capacity to carry vast quantities of information. They are typically used in high-speed data and CATV applications.
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DIN Connectors (233 suppliers)
DIN connectors are high frequency, multi-pin, electrical connectors that meet standards established by Deutsches Institut für Normung (DIN), a German national organization for standardization. The ends of DIN connectors are round, notched, and protected by a metal skirt to ensure that pins line up correctly.
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D-Subminiature Connectors (373 suppliers)
D-subminiature or D-sub connectors are sturdy electrical connectors with a mating face shaped like the letter D. They provide polarization because male and female connectors can fit together in only one way.
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Edge Connectors (261 suppliers)
Electrical Connectors (2,631 suppliers)
Electrical connectors are devices that join electrical circuits together. Male connectors plug into receptacles, jacks, and outlets. Female connectors contain sockets to receive other devices.
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Electrical Receptacles (365 suppliers)
Fiber Channel Connectors (27 suppliers)
FireWire® Connectors (91 suppliers)
IEEE 1394 connectors are used to connect FireWire® devices such as host controllers, adapters, hard drives, hubs, repeaters, and card readers. FireWire, a registered trademark of Apple Computer, is a communications protocol for the transmission of data, video, and audio over a single cable at very high bit rates.
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Flexible Circuits (254 suppliers)
Flexible circuits use polyimide films and other foldable substrates to meet the requirements of complex electronic manufacturing applications.
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Gender Changers (125 suppliers)
Gender changers are devices that change the end of a cable into another type, allowing two cable assemblies with the same or different genders to mate.
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Heavy Duty Rectangular Connectors (179 suppliers)
Heavy duty rectangular connectors are designed to accommodate large electrical loads and direct signals under a multitude of operating conditions.
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IC Interconnect Components (401 suppliers)
IC Package Converters and Adapters (45 suppliers)
IC package converters and adapters are electronic interconnect devices that are used to interface different types of integrated circuit (IC) sockets.
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IC Pin Probes (19 suppliers)
IC Probing Adapters and Analysis Adapters (10 suppliers)
IC probing adapaters and analysis adapters are interconnect devices for in-circuit testing of integrated circuit packages. The adapter provides connections for test equipment and logic analyzers.
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IC Sockets and Headers (218 suppliers)
Inductive Couplings (16 suppliers)
Inductive couplings are used in the non-contact transmission of electrical power or electronic signals through stationary, rotating, or moving equipment via an inductive connection.
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Instrument and Computer Power Connectors (23 suppliers)
Instrument power connectors and computer power connectors are used to connect a computer’s power supply to a hard disk, floppy disk, compact disk (CD), digital video disk (DVD), or other type of disk drive.
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Interposers (11 suppliers)
Interposers are special connecting devices that are used to interface one socket to another.
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Medical Electronics Connectors (34 suppliers)
Medical electronics connectors are used with medical devices and medical equipment in hospitals, clinics, doctors' offices, and other healthcare facilities.
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Micro Connectors and Nano Connectors (100 suppliers)
Micro connectors and nano connectors exhibit contact pitches of 0.05'' (micro) and 0.025'' (nano), respectively.
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Military (MIL-SPEC) Connectors (285 suppliers)
Military (MIL-SPEC) connectors are built in accordance with military specifications. Their design takes into account the need to protect the connection from environmental factors, allowing them to be used in military and aerospace applications.
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Modular Connectors and RJ Connectors (286 suppliers)
Modular connectors and RJ connectors includes two similar, yet distinct styles of connectors. Modular connectors are made of "plug-in units" which can be added together to make the system larger, improve the capabilities, or expand its size. Registered Jack (RJ) is a telephone and data jack application specific connector registered with the FCC.
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PC Card Connectors (94 suppliers)
PCB Pins and Receptacles (71 suppliers)
PCB pins and PCB receptacles are electronic interconnect devices for printed circuit boards (PCB). PCB pins are male connectors. PCB receptacles are female connectors.
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PCB Terminal Blocks (198 suppliers)
PCB terminal blocks are modular, insulated devices that mount on printed circuit boards (PCBs) and secure two or more wires together. Some have integral pin terminals and mount through holes in the board. Others plug into PCB-mounted pin strips.
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Phone Jacks and Plugs (200 suppliers)
Power Connectors (672 suppliers)
Power connectors transfer AC or DC through a variety of electronic devices and are used in a variety of commercial, industrial, and residential applications. Power connectors range from simple AC or DC inlets and outlets to sophisticated power entry modules
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Power Entry Modules (60 suppliers)
Power entry modules are composed of a connector and a mounting case with features to produce the highly conditioned output necessary for medical or sensitive instrumentation.
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Power Plugs (112 suppliers)
Quick Disconnect Cordsets (36 suppliers)
Quick disconnect cordsets are special power connectors that incorporate a quick-connect mating geometry, typically by twisting and seating for positive contact. These devices are used on machinery and equipment for safety purposes.
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RF and Microwave Connectors (392 suppliers)
RF and microwave connectors are used to connect the ends of cables in systems that operate in the radio frequency (RF) or microwave spectrum. They include threaded or bayonet-style couplings that snap, screw, or push into place.
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Slip Rings (100 suppliers)
Slip rings are metal rings that provide a continuous electrical connection through brushes on stationary contacts. They are generally mounted on the rotating part of a machine.
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Solar Connectors (29 suppliers)
Solenoid Valve Connectors (26 suppliers)
Terminal Blocks (767 suppliers)
Terminal blocks are modular, insulated blocks that secure two or more wires together. Terminal blocks consist of an insulating body and a clamping device. Their flexibility allows wiring to be centralized and makes it easier to maintain complex control circuits.
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Thermocouple Connectors (35 suppliers)
USB Connectors (215 suppliers)
USB connectors are used with universal serial bus (USB) ports. They can be used to connect USB products together, or to connect USB wires and peripherals to other standard port types.
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Video Connectors (97 suppliers)
Video connectors are electrical connectors used for carrying analog or digital data and video signals. They can be used on the end of a cable, as part of an electronics device, or with another device with a video input or output.
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