Technical Bulletin-July 2018

Direct-Current Connectors: An Overview of Options and Key Parameters

Introduction

The single most prevalent design modification request that we see at Protek Power is that for an alternate DC output connector. The DC connector, after all, is the one electromechanical interface between your design and its power source. There are innumerable connector options on the market spanning a wide range of applicability. This article aims to take a closer look at a few of the more common connector schemes used in the power supply industry, and the critical parameters that effect their use.
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