Looking for old connectors
mhs.stein at gmail.com
Sat Jul 9 09:02:58 CDT 2016
The Molex version looks like it has round pins; I'd recommend rectangular
pins with your matching connector, they're prone to overheat at the best of times.
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From: "Tothwolf" <tothwolf at concentric.net>
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Sent: Saturday, July 09, 2016 8:21 AM
Subject: Re: Looking for old connectors
> On Sat, 9 Jul 2016, Oliver Lehmann wrote:
>> for rebuilding a circuit, I'm in need of 3 old connectors used on the
>> original board.
>> The next one is also a power plug - but I have no idea about its AMP
>> number or something:
>> Its counterpart is shown here and labled with AMP, but no number:
> The header on the board appears to be a Molex KK 396 series header. The
> plug on the wiring harness is an AMP MTA-156 series IDC connector. I'm not
> sure why they mixed and matched connectors, but they both use the same
> size pins with .156" spacing. The Molex header might retain the plug
> better than the AMP header due to the friction lock.
> Molex 26-60-5100 KK 396 Header, Right-Angle with Friction Lock, 10
> Circuits, Tin (Sn) Plating
> AMP 640389-0 MTA-156 Friction Lock Headers - Right Angle front bend, .125"
> solder tail
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