[time-nuts] Anderson PowerPole (was Charles Wenzel GPSDO)
magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Thu Jun 22 12:42:33 EDT 2017
The ITT Cannon XLR range became known as Cannon-connector and
XLR-connector, with the later as the long term name. Often the 3-pole
XLR connector is being used, but many other exists, including different
sizes of pins and shells.
One should ba a bit careful to use the vendor name to identify a
BTW, I agree with Rick's comment on power-pole and use on batteries.
This is the reason I use power-poles on my ham-equipment. It also allows
for combining adapters in interestinng ways.
On 06/22/2017 06:11 PM, Mark Spencer wrote:
> I believe the "AMP" connectors you are referring to are what I would call a "Cannon" connector. A good choice for that application IMHO.
> Mark Spencer
> mark at alignedsolutions.com
>> On Jun 22, 2017, at 6:47 AM, Bob Bownes <bownes at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Right Tool for the Job.
>> I use barrel connectors when I _want_ the cord to come out when the unit falls off the shelf rather than dangle by the power cable.
>> Locking Molex, or, far better, locking AMP connections when I want the unit to hang by the cord when necessary.
>> We've gone to 9 pin circular locking AMP connectors for rotors on our 2x /year ham radio contest set up on the mountain (take a look for W2SZ / MGEF). Waterproof (not water tight), sturdy, impossible to misalign. And 40' of cable can hang from one for a few minutes if need be.
>>> On Jun 22, 2017, at 09:03, Clint Jay <cjaysharp at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Heh, I was thinking just that when I typed it. They're almost inverted, the
>>> pegs are on the plug and the slots are on the socket, the ones I've seen
>>> aren't spiral slots, you have to fully engage the plug before you twist.
>>> I like PowerPoles, I like barrel connections, as with so many things it's
>>> all about the application, choose the one that works for you.
>>>> On 22 Jun 2017 1:53 pm, "Bob Bownes" <bownes at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Locking barrel connectors...
>>>> Aren't those called BNCs? ;)
>>>> In one of my other lives, I see Power Poles used in a very life critical
>>>> application. They are used to connect pads to Automatic External
>>>> Defibrillators. In that application, the two poles (15A, red & white) are
>>>> glued together rather than using the roll pin.
>>>>> On Jun 22, 2017, at 08:29, Clint Jay <cjaysharp at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> It is possible to get hold of locking barrel connectors, they insert as
>>>>> normal and a quarter twist fastens them in place. The plugs and sockets
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