[vcf-midatlantic] What's this connector?
david.rysk at gmail.com
Wed Apr 19 12:44:18 EDT 2017
Looks like a Kycon KPJ-3S or similar if this reference is to be believed:
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> On Apr 19, 2017, at 12:28, Jonathan Gevaryahu via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> There is a more standard set of din connectors (mini-din 4, and locking din 4) for giving 5v and 12v on one connector, I know it was used on some early toshiba laptops and a few early usb peripherals like cd drives/burners.
> Mini-din 4 is very common and is also used for S-video, and for Apple ADB keyboards/mice, so getting cables and sockets should be very simple.
> The "standard" 5v/12v pinout for those connectors can probably be found on pinouts.ru somewhere, this MIGHT be it, but first find a power supply (rexon ac-005 or similar) and make sure the power comes out the pins you think it does with a meter
>> On 4/19/2017 12:09 PM, Jason Perkins via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>> 2x on what Ian said. Does the device use more than one power rail? I recall
>> seeing plugs like that on some external drive enclosures that put +5v and
>> +12v on a single plug.
>> On Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 11:56 AM, Ian Primus via vcf-midatlantic <
>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>> That is a very special kind of connector. It's called a
>>> On Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 3:42 AM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic
>>> <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>>> I have a old handheld gadget (circa 1993) with this weird DC charging
>>>> http://www.snarc.net/port.jpg ... can't find the adapter for it. Anyone
>>>> what this is called so I can buy a plug? It's about the same diameter as
>>>> PS/2 plug.
>>>> Evan Koblentz, director
>>>> Vintage Computer Federation
>>>> a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit
>>>> evan at vcfed.org
>>>> (646) 546-9999
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