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BadMech

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Female wire connector question
« on: June 13, 2013, 08:19:31 AM »
Could someone please tell me what the female wiring connectors are called that I need to connect to my Sanguinololu? I have spent at least a few hours searching for them....

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Re: Female wire connector question
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2013, 03:32:35 PM »
Berg connectors? Not sure. You should be able to scavenge them off old power supplies (For the four pin ones) and pc fan connectors (For the two and three pin ones)


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Re: Female wire connector question
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2013, 09:15:22 AM »
They appear to be standard polarized 0.1" pitch "molex" style connectors. Sparkfun sells pigtails in various pin configurations. I have some of these I can bring to the lab if you want to test fitment. If you don't want to crimp the connectors on yourself then the pigtails from spark fun are a reasonable way to terminate your wires at a somewhat premium cost. The bare connectors are going to be cheaper for sure but then you need to crimp them (when crimping by hand I tend to solder the connection as well). The pigtail jumpers have both the board header and the pre-made wire connection so if your board is already assembled it might be overkill:

Pre-made: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/9920
Crimp-yourself Housing: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/8097 (doesn't include crimp-on female pins!)
Pins for housing: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/8100 (set of 20 pins)

Standard disclaimer: This is based entirely on the pictures and specs of the sanguinololu I've been able to find online.
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Re: Female wire connector question
« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2013, 08:17:05 PM »
Thanks for the response. I went with wiring it up and pinning out myself option.

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Re: Female wire connector question
« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2013, 11:32:09 PM »
Great Plains Electronics has good deal on connectors as well.

http://www.greatplainselectronics.com/Category-70.asp
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Re: Female wire connector question
« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2013, 01:03:35 PM »
Pretty sure the connectors on old ATX power supplies are Molex brand type connectors. The initial outlay is kind of high to get started using them (buying the connectors, crimps, crimper, etc) but it's well worth it for the ease of connection and the professional appearance they give the project.

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