Questions tagged [connector]

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“Wake On Lan”-Cable - 3-Pin Connector type name

I am trying to find the name of the connector (company and connector type name) displayed in the picture on the left side (sorry for not including the image): https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/...
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The center pin of broken power jack in my power connector. How to fix? [closed]

My power jack central copper pin was cut in half and half of it is stuck in the charger. I replaced the jack, but I dont want to replace the charger. Is there any way to pull the pin out? Here is an ...
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How can I unplug videi connector with plastic clip?

Im working on an asus pc 1101 ha. This cable seems to lead to the monitor. Does this thing even have a name? I dont know. I just want to know how it works and unplug it.
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Connecting the case fan to power

Today was my first time building the PC from the scratch. There is only one thing left and it’s getting my case fans to spin. There are two case cables currently unplugged. 1st - it is two sided 2nd ...
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What's the maximum number of lanes possible to use in a single PCI Express link? 16 or 32?

I always thought that the maximum number of lanes for a PCI Express link was 16. The most powerful and expensive gaming GPUs never offer more lanes, and I have never seen a motherboard featuring a ...
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Can anyone identify this port?

There is a port on the front of my computer behind a little trap door. It is separated into two parts, one with 7 pins and one with 15 pins. Does anyone know what this port is for? ![Port on front of ...
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What type of DVD connector is this?

I'd like to add a second SSD to my Lenovo Ideapad 320-15ISK. I wonder if an adapter such as this one: https://www.amazon.es/ultracaddy-Disco-Lenovo-IdeaPad-Frontal/dp/B07956SXMC would work... I see it ...
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Can I connect my Nvidia GTX 1080 ti HDMI out to the USB C input on my Oculus Quest?

Having recently purchased an Oculus Quest VR system I went to but a suitable "Link" Cable which is basically a USB C type for the female socket on the headset. After looking for a few cables I ...
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install driver of a wireless device

So, I have a wireless keyboard and Ive lost the bluetooth connector, I've conntacted the manufacturer and I recevied the driver of that keyboard , So I installed this driver and what should I do to ...
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Copy driver from bluetooth connector Dongle to another

So I have a wireless joystick and I've lost the USB Dongle that connect with the PC, My friend has the joystick as mine, is there any solution (software) to copy the driver of his dongle and put it in ...
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Are all HP 30-pin LCD screen connectors compatible?

I have a 15" LCD screen with a 30-pin connector. Can I connect my 14" LCD screen with the same 30-pin connector with the 15" screen temporarily?
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Flash drive USB Connector only goes halfway in

This is a working flash drive with important files. Pulled it out after copying. Now does not go in. The two square slots on top of the connector looks filled in (no depth), as if the inside has moved ...
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Need help identifying some cable connectors and their use case

First up I can't identify the connector on the left. The middle one is USB mini B and the right is USB micro B I don't think it's any USB or HDMI connector The other end is a regular USB Type A ...
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What 68-pin connector is this on my 2.5" solid state drive?

I have a Samsung PM983 2.5" SSD drive but I have never seen a connector like this. Would like to use it but unsure of what I need to connect. Can anyone assist?
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DataDog Monitoring of Kafka Http Sink Connector Metrics

We are having issue in monitoring Kafka Connect Sink Metrics in Datadog. Details below: Context: Monitoring the Kafka Connect Sink Metrics Datadog-agent Version: 6.x Kafka Version:0.10.0.1 ...
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Data Studio Error while connecting to MySQL

I have entered all necessary fields such as hostname, port, database name, username and password, but still not able to connect with MYSQL. I am getting following error message: Sorry, we ...
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Shall I install mysql-connector instead of mysqlclient to run django real time application

I am facing problem with installing mysqlclient. Can I install alternate solution like to install mysql connection to run Django
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Best way to clean pogo pin connectors

What's the best way to clean pogo pin connectors? In particular, I've been having recurring problems with the pogo pin connector on the keyboard of an HP Spectre X2 (an Microsoft Surface clone). I'...
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SATA/SAS HDD Connector [closed]

Coming here out of relative inexperience. I have recently bought a hard drive on eBay advertised as a 2TB SATA II 7.2K RPM HDD. Most of this seems to check out upon receiving it, except for one thing. ...
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CVE-2018-11759 Vulnerable: Tomcat Connector mod_jk 1.2.4

because Tomcat Connector mod_jk 1.2.4 is Vulnerable (CVE-2018-11759) i am forced to upgrade the Connector. The Vendor has advised to upgrade to version 1.2.46 or later (http://tomcat.apache.org/...
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how to open this type of flat cable connector?

I'm trying to replace a damaged flex cable in my ThinkPad W530 touchpad assembly but I can't seem to figure how to open these 2 connectors and I'm scared of exerting any force on it for fear of ...
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What is the difference of a “Type A to Type C cable” and “Type A to Type A cable plus Type A to Type C connector”?

I have (A) a Harddisk box equip with TypeA connector come with a TypeA to TypeA cable(USB3) (B) a Macbook Pro of late 2017 with all ports in TypeC connector So, for using the harddisk box, I have ...
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Is my PSU ATX 4-pin connector reversed from the standard?

I just got an EVGA 750 GQ power supply. The manual mentions that it includes an ATX 20+4 pin motherboard cable. However, the 4-pin connector appears to reverse the pinouts from the 4-pin plug on the ...
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How is the keyboard connected in Dell Latitude E7440?

I’d like to learn which cable is used for sending keypresses to the notebook, since the following documentation, combined with knowledge about older models, makes it unclear. From the “Removing the ...
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How to connect an old SCSI Tandberg QIC tape drive with current systems?

I currently have a ton of QIC-250MB tapes that I would like to read from (its been 30 years). I have a Tandberg TDC 3600 SCSI interfaced tape drive but I am lost how to connect it. In the past, with ...
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What kind of wall port is this?

I moved into a new apartment, which provides internet for me, and I assume the port in the image was an Ethernet port, but on closer inspection, it is not. What is it, and can it be used to connect my ...
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What is this 15 pins connector?

I do not think it's a serial port as there's too much pins. It's used to plug a very old controller. Will I be able to find any adapter to USB?
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HDD Issues: SMART, Self Test & Extended test point to Ultra DMA Connector / SATA cable connection issues - Accurate Diagnoisis & Solution?

I know the default line being please back up your data - done that and will attemp doing again if this "connection" allows it. That would be stating the obvious to someone who has played with ...
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Using 3.5“ internal HDD connector for a internal 2.5” HDD

I had a 3.5 inch internal HDD, and to connect it externally, I bought a 3.5 inch connector (as 3.5" HDD requires 12V power), which had a chip and external power adaptor - as 3.5 inch HDD can't run in ...
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How to connect an old front panel connector (audio) to a new motherboard?

The motherboard (Gigabyte Z170X-Gaming 7) has the following audio chip: Audio: 5.1 (Creative Sound Core3D) Frontpanel Audio Connector Return L Return R Ground Ear L Mic VCC Ear R Mic-In AC'97 Front ...
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HP ZR2740W - no display, cause identified, how to fix it?

One day on this monitor picture went black and did not come back until I disassembled it and simply reseated the LVDS (??? I know Laptops have LVDS ribbon, is this cable the same sans form?) cable - ...
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How can I tell if a machine's single analog audio socket is out-only or a “combo”?

The ASUS VivoMini VC66R has only one socket for an audio jack: How can I tell whether this will support only audio-out (headphones), or combination audio in-and-out (in which case I can use an ...
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How to disconnect my power LED connector?

The Power LED of my BeQuite Silent Base 800 is connected with these connectors: front (notice the little know probably closing the connection): back (blank): bottom (notice that the thing on the ...
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Identify an Unusual USB Port

The back of our APC Smart-UPS 2000 has a USB port so that it can be monitored from a server it supplies. However, this USB port doesn't appear to be a standard USB connector. It looks a little like ...
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What the slots on the back of tower PC case are for?

I'm wondering how these slot were supposed to be utilized, especially that 5.2mm (by the looks of it) DC input. I know enough about PCI/PCI-e slots. The question is related to those specific unusual ...
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Cat6a RJ45 connector does not connect

I have Cat6a S/FTP Shielded cable, TP-Link TL-SG1024 (24 port) switch, deleyCON Cat6a wall sockets (with 2 RJ45 ports) and a Cat6a deleyCON (24 port) switch panel. I bought Cat6a RJ45 connector (FTP ...
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Where do I connect this wire from the side panel fan?

Is the wire broken? Where do I connect it?
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Bad connector on HP laptop screen: any way to fix?

For the past few months the right ~1/3 of my laptop (HP Envy 15-u011dx) screen is either black or has a bunch of colored vertical stripes on it: https://imgur.com/M7Mitg5 https://imgur.com/8SjTZao ...
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Make my own HDMI cable with micro usb end [closed]

Can anyone please tell me how I can splice different cables together to make a HDMI cable with a micro USB end? I need to do this to connect my HTC Desire 626 to my Emerson HDTV to watch Netflix.
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What kind of connector is this? From my old mobile wifi router

I found my old mobile router, and the WiFi reach is too short, so I plan on adding an external antenna for my travels. I was wondering what kind of connection this was, and I have a spare PCIE wifi ...
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Should I use 4 pin or 8 pin in “EATXV12” connector?

On a ASUS Z270g motherboard, there's a EATXV12 connector which has 8 pins but on other motherboards I heard it can be four. From what I learned that those 4 extra pins are to provide more power to a ...
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What are this connectors on Power Supply?

Pictures Connectors PSU Details
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What type of display connector is this for a computer monitor?

I've just built my first compute and I'm wondering what type of port this is? Sorry for the poor quality, it has a singular line, if there is any confusion.
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Cannot join Windows 10 to Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

I have a Windows 10 machine and a Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials machine.  The Windows Server machine has all latest updates.  On the Windows 10 machine I installed Client Connector application. ...
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What is the difference between a Headset-port and Microphone-port?

For example on a soundcard, which have two from three connectors. If you would for example using a headset as microphone, what should be changed in the cable or connector, maybe just plus and minus ...
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identify 32v dc out power connector

I am curious to know what this 32vdc power connector commonly in purple color used to power hp printers is called? Whether it is part of any national standards worldwide? Try hard as I may on google, ...
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What kind of hard drive connector is this?

This is a laptop hard drive. It's from a 2001 model Compaq Armada M700. The label on th disk says it's a Toshiba, MK3017GAP hdd2159 (although searching for that throws up a drive with a standard IDE ...
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My monitor has a c13 female connector, what can it mean?

I recently bought a pc monitor, and it came with no power adapter, just with a c13 female connector. What does it mean? Do I have to connect it directly to the power with a male c13 connector? I ...
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Connect external monitor to motherboard (FI-X30H to HDMI adater)

I'm recycling a "all in one" computer. The monitor is broken so I would like to be able to connect the motherboard to an external monitor. I have absolutely zero knowledge in electronics or computer ...
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incompatable HDD connector?

I bought an old pc (HP, winxp, Intel 4, 2.8 GHz, 256MB ram) with a dead hdd (it booted up at the thrift shop, but it's giving me a smart error now). I have a spare drive that I was going to swap in, ...