Thursday, 18 March 2021

Computer Connectors

What is Computer Connectors?

A Computer connectors is the part of a cable that is inserted in a port or a motherboard slot. A connector comes in two forms male and female.
Computer Cable
A Cable is a wire or bundle of wires that are uses for connecting a peripheral device to a port or a motherboard slot. A cable is insulated and has a connector at its end.

Types of Computer Connectors

Types of Computer Connectors

Male Connector

A male connector has one or more exposed pins, it is shown in the below picture.
Male Connector

Female Connector

On the other hand, a female connector has holes, it is shown in the below picture.


Female Connector

IDE Data Bus

IDE Data Bus: It is a 39 Pin connector uses to connect CDROM / Writer, DVDROM / Writer. The Drive Power Connector is a four wire connector and it use to supply powers to Internal Hard Drive, CDROM and DVDROM, it shown in the below picture.
IDE Data Bus

SATA Hard Disk Drive Data Bus

A SATA cable Connectors are two sided, one side uses to connects SATA Hard Drive and the other is uses to connect SATA slot on Motherboard, it shown in the below picture.
SATA Hard Disk Drive Data Bus

Floppy Disk Drive Data Bus

It has 34 pin ribbon cable and it s a two sided connector, one side it uses to connect floppy disk and other side is uses to connect Motherboard, it shown in the below picture.
Floppy Disk Drive Data Bus

Parallel Printer Cable Connector

Parallel Printer Cable Connector: It is a 36 pin connector uses to connect printer. It shown in the below picture.
Parallel Printer Cable Connector

Keyboard Cable Connector

Keyboard Cable Connector: It is a 6-pin mini DIN connector uses to connect keyboard. It shown in the below picture.
Keyboard Cable Connector

Mouse Cable Connector

It is 6 pin mini DIN connector uses to connect Mouse/Mice, it shown in the below picture.
Mouse Cable Connector

VGA Monitor Connector

VGA Monitor Connectors: A VGA (Video Graphics Array) is a 15 pin male connector uses to connect monitor and projector. The VGA port is a output 15 holes female connector.
VGA Monitor Connector

LCD Monitor Connector

LCD Monitor Connectors: A DVI (Digital Visual Interface) is a 24 pin male connector uses to connect computer monitor. The DVI port is a 24 holes female connector, it shown in picture below.
LCD Monitor Connector

External Audio Cable Connector

External Audio Cable Connector: A RCA Plug is also called phono connector. It is a type of electrical connector commonly uses to carry audio and video signals. The RCA name is from Radio Corporation of America.
External Audio Cable Connector

Game Controller Cable Connector

It is a USB port uses for gaming controller and it is also uses for high speed data transfer and charging of mobile phones.
Game Controller Cable Connector

RJ45 Ethernet Connector

The RJ45 (Registered Jack) is a ethernet connector uses to connect to the ethernet port to provide network connections to computer.
RJ45 Ethernet Connector


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