[sdiy] Connector query

Peter Pearson electrocontinuo at gmail.com
Wed Jan 18 02:10:15 CET 2017


http://www.globalsources.com/gsol/I/Flat-cable/p/sm/1004458371.htm#1004458371

google image search loops back to what I'm assuming is the sales page for
the original image.  I'm sure you could find similar at any part supplier
or on ebay

On Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 7:54 PM, Justin Herrmann <ebn303afxcut at email.com>
wrote:

> That looks like "flat flex" cable (the kind that is used in flatbed
> scanners) with pins attached. You should be able to find it at digi-key or
> mouser in the US.
>
> Justin
>
> On 01/17/2017, 6:47 PM john slee <indigoid at oldcorollas.org> wrote:
>>
>> Can you not just use male+female 0.1" pin headers?
>>
>> Possibly with screw holes in the PCBs to allow fastening them together
>> securely
>>
>> John
>>
>> On 18 January 2017 at 11:30, Tom Wiltshire <tom at electricdruid.net> wrote:
>>
>>> What are these things called, and does anyone know a good place to buy
>>> them?
>>>
>>> http://p.globalsources.com/IMAGES/PDT/BIG/371/B1004458371.jpg
>>>
>>> I was going to use them to join up two PCBs. I could do the same job
>>> with ribbon cable and ribbon connectors, but as I don't need to be able to
>>> separate the two boards, adding two ribbon sockets, two plugs, and a length
>>> of cable seems like overkill. This should be cheaper (? he said hopefully).
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Tom
>>>
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