DIN connector


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DIN connector

Widely used in the analog audio/video world as well as for electrical connections (see NuBus and VMEbus), DIN connectors were the plugs and sockets for mice and keyboards on earlier PCs. The first PC keyboards used a 5-pin DIN "AT" connector. The 5-pin was superseded by a smaller 6-pin Mini-DIN, which also replaced the serial port for the mouse. Eventually, all DIN-based mice and keyboards were replaced by USB. See DIN, DIN radio and PC keyboard.


DIN Connectors
Superseded by USB, plugs and sockets like these are only found on older equipment. DIN-to-USB adapters enable old peripherals to work on new computers and vice versa.
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Between-series configurations can be ordered with SMA, Type N, and 7/16 DIN connector combinations, while in-series cables using 4.1/9.5 Mini DIN connectors are also available.
Supplied in stainless steel with a blow out back with safety separation walls to EN837-1/73, laminated safety glass and a DIN connector as standard, the range includes dry or fillable models and magnetic snap action or inductive format (NO or NC function) electrical contacts.
Summary: A DIN connector is a type of electronic connectors that are used for various applications.
By connecting the device's 15-pin standard DIN connector to any standard VGA monitor (including LCD monitors), there will be an instant visual output.
The DMC-21x3 Ethernet motion controller incorporates a low-cost 96-pin DIN connector while eliminating the need for cable between the controller and interconnect board.
The DIN connectors can also be known as DIN cord, DIN leads or DIN cable.
Summary: The DIN connectors can also be known as DIN cord, DIN leads or DIN cable.