Questions tagged [connector]

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What is the name of this connector (2x) of an internal Laptop WIFI card? (Dell Inspiron 7548)

What is the name of this connector on top of my internal WIFI card (it looks like a very tiny version of a coaxial connector)? The ones on top labelled WLAN. It goes to the WIFI antenna. I need to buy ...
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Seasonic EPS cable in EVGA PCI-E psu plug

I have an Nvidia Tesla card to install with an EPS connector. I have an EPS cable from my Seasonic Focus PSU that I plugged in my EVGA supernova 850w PSU and I checked with a multimeter and I get +12v ...
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How to repair a flat RJ45 cable and connector?

My son installed a flat RJ45 cable with moulded connectors between two rooms in our house. However, the connector and cable at one end got torn off. Pulling a new cable is sadly not an option, so - ...
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place the USB cable from my hard drive in the middle of the USB connector on the motherboard

today I was plugging my external hard drive wd elements portable into the usb connector of my computer (on the back in the motherboard) as usual, I thought I had put it well, since it turned on but ...
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I need help identifying a connector. Its fiber supposedly

I want to install a modem in my house instead of the ISP router that does everything horribly, but I can't identify which connector this is.
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What s the name of that 6 pin fan connector?

I m having a special system fan type in my computer which is very noisy (between 60 to 75 Db with vendor provided fans). But if nothing is plugged on it the computer refuse to run. Here a what the ...
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Can I assume an HDMI female to micro-HDMI male adapter is bidirectional?

I'm looking at this adapter: which is advertized as HDMI to mini-HDMI. Well - can I assume it'll work the other way around, i.e. adapting a mini-HDMI output port for a full-HDMI cable?
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SATA USB converter with Y cable: correct order for inserting plugs

I bought a converter from SATA to USB and it has a Y cable (with two USB plugs, photo below). It came without instructions. What is the correct order for connecting the plugs? Three cables give six ...
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Electrical compatibility of SFF-8639 and SFF-8643 for U.2 drives

I notice a lot of U.2 2.5" adapters on sale, seem to show what looks like a U.2 2.5" to SFF-8643 cable, or SFF-8643 PCIe connector, instead of the expected U.2 2.5" to SFF-8639 cable or ...
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Can someone please identify this USB cable?

I have looked online and still have not been able to identify the type of connector this is. It came with a cheap Chinese product; the seller is MIA/closed down. The closest I have seen is a i-USB7 ...
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SATA power connection on motherboard seems to be a 6-pin male. What kind of connector is this?

I have an HP PC that is missing the power cable for the HDD. It seems that the SATA power port on the motherboard is a straight 6 pin male connection as shown below: What is the name of the connector/...
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What ssd connector is this?

I've got a ssd that has this type of connector: It has 26 flat pins. I've been unsuccessfully looking all over to have a clue on what kind connector it could be. Not sure if it's a usual drive ...
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What USB Type B connector has screw thread?

I have seen multiple devices (all microphones) with a Type B USB connector with screw-thread around it. What is this connector/cable called? What is it for? (other than securely fastening cables?) ...
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I broke the sata data port of SATA/PATA/IDE Drive to USB 2.0 Adapter Converter Cable

I bought a SATA/PATA/IDE Drive to USB 2.0 Adapter Converter Cable such as this product: Similar product on amazon However, the sata data plastic panel removed (pulled out) and the last copper pin ...
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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 below: This connector type was often used on PCI Network interface cards.
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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.