[time-nuts] Lucent RFTG-u : DE-9 connector (sliding lock)
w9gb at icloud.com
Sat Jun 10 17:32:44 EDT 2017
I noted that no one answered your query from April.
D-subminiature connectors were introduced by Cannon in 1952.
That "sliding lock" (or latch) method for attachment was common with AUI connections (15-pin size) for the original Ethernet (10-Base-5) in late 1970s and 1980s.
SPEC DETAILS matter here, you require 9-pin (DE-9 style).
Pull up the Data sheet for the mfg. you select (FCT, Harting, NorComp),
to assure you purchase all necessary pieces required.
Mouser Electronics carries these parts.
Digi-Key also carries these "locking" parts
Example drawing (Harting)
good luck .... I assembled / repaired far too many of these 35 years ago.
Hello, I’ve been using regular D-subminiature shells (DE-9 size) to hold the power connector onto the REF0 and REF1 and they come loose when I mess with the units. I’ve been looking all over today and can’t find the specific shell type that I need to use to clamp onto the D-sub connector.
The REF0 and REF1 have small round discs that probably use a shell that is more of a clamp opposed to a screw-down type. Where can I find the proper D-sub shells?
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