[sdiy] IDC, Pin Headers, Ribbon Wire: Where to start?

Matthias Herrmann matthias.herrmann at fonik.de
Wed Aug 23 12:57:42 CEST 2017


> On 2017-08-22 19:08 +0200, Matthias Herrmann wrote:
> 
> > Why use IDC at all? I prefer micromatch headers. They have a
> > small footprint and common flat-cables could be used.
> 
> IDC is not a connector format, it's a type of contact (insulation
> displacement contact). Any connector that uses non-stripped
> cable qualifies as IDC, I would think. That includes Micro-match
> connectors.
> 
> The specific type of IDC connector used for power in euro-rack
> synth modules is apparently called "IEC 60603-13", though I'm
> more used to calling it "HE 10".
> 
> Good source if you ignore the few DIN 41612 which slipped in :
> 
> http://www.harting.com/fileadmin/harting/documents/lg/hartingusa/service/ca
> talogdownload/devicecon/devicecon_gb_chapt_08_g.pdf

thank you! did not know that.
 
> 
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