[time-nuts] Special connector for Symmetricom X72 rubidium standard

Attila Kinali attila at kinali.ch
Wed Aug 16 07:05:14 EDT 2017


On Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:15:16 +0200
Christoph Kopetzky <ck at cksd.de> wrote:

> I am looking without any success for some Molex plugs (52660-2651) to 
> connect to my X72 time standard.
> Molex told me that these connectors are obolete since 2010.
> I made some recherches at the Molex competitors but all told me that 
> they do not have 1mm pitch connectors in
> their program.
> Is there anybody who can help me getting some of these connectors?

>From the drawing and from the pictures this looks like a variant
of the mini-centronics, or more precisely mini/micro D-ribbon connectors.

They have lost quite a bit of popularity with the demise of SCSI,
but there should be still some manufacturers building them.
I am not sure though, how many ever had the 1mm pitch one.

				Attila Kinali

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