[time-nuts] FTS4060 Auxillary Power Connector ID?
brooke at pacific.net
Sat May 13 19:37:42 EDT 2006
Hi Dave, Rex & Hal:
Yes, it sure looks like FTS used the same wire end connector that is
commonly used for hard drive DC power.
Thanks very much for pointing this out.
Dave Brown wrote:
>Sounds like its similar to a standard HDD power connector?
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>>Inside the FTS4060 there's a white plastic Molex like connector that
>>a male body and female sockets. Probably for use with the optional
>>internal battery & charger.
>>The male mating part of the body is 0.248" x 0.824". The holes for
>>contacts are 0.161" ID and the female contacts are 0.084" ID.
>>This looks similar to the Molex 03-09-1042 except that instead of a
>>point on one end this connector has a couple of the corners
>>sort of like and IEC line cord connector. A drawing and link to
>>sheet of the Molex connector is at:
>>Molex and Amp (Tyco) don't seem to carry anything like it.
>>The three active contacts are:
>>Black = Ground
>>Red = 30 volts from the brick power supply (nice place to connect an
>>external Austron 1290A backup supply)
>>Orange = +5 Volts from chassis voltage regulator (nice place to get
>>power for a TVB divider).
>>Does anyone know what this and it's mating connector are?
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