DIN Connectors

DIN Connectors are an electrical connector that is identified by its DIN standard. DIN was created by the German national standards organisation and stands for Deutsches Institut fur Normung. As there are different variations of DIN connectors available, there are also a variety of DIN standards for these connectors such as DIN 41524 which is used for digital and audio signals.




How to identify DIN connectors?




DIN Connectors are identified by its round shape that encompasses a circular pattern of pins within the connector. These connector types are offered in both male and female types.





Where are DIN connectors used?




DIN connectors are widely used for equipment such as MIDI instruments, Computer keyboards, as well as other specialised equipment.




Another type of DIN connector is a Mini Din. These are smaller in size except the pins are arranged horizontally. These are used for S-video connections, PS2 mouse and keyboards.



Types of DIN Connectors




There are several DIN type connectors available such as;




  • 5-pin DIN Connectors - These connectors have an arrangement of 5 pins circular pattern and are widely used for older computer keyboards.

  • S-Video connectors - These have 4 pins arranged in 2 rows and a keying block so that it cannot be inserted incorrectly.

  • PS/2 connectors - These connection types have 6 pins and a keying block. This connector has become an industry standard for connecting mice and keyboards although was first used on PS2 consoles.

  • 8-pin Mini Din - These connectors have 3 pins at the top and bottom and 2 in the middle. They are commonly used on portable video devices and projectors.

  • Environmentally sealed connectors - These DIN type connectors have been designed for cable to cable, cable to board and cable to device applications. They are primarily used in harsh environments.

...
Read more Read less

Filters

Viewing 1 - 9 of 9 products
Results per page
Description Price Number of Contacts Gender Mounting Type Connector Size Mating Type Termination Method Body Orientation Current Rating Voltage Rating IP Rating Shielded/Unshielded DIN Number Series Housing Material
RS Stock No. 219-295
Mfr. Part No.76134000
BrandLapp
MYR204.96
Each
units
8 Male Cable Mount - - Crimp - - - IP68 Shielded DIN EN 61984 Circon LS1 Nickel Plated Zinc
RS Stock No. 219-289
Mfr. Part No.76133000
BrandLapp
MYR200.29
Each
units
6 Male Cable Mount - - Crimp - 22A 630 V IP68 Shielded DIN EN 61984 Circon LS1 Nickel Plated Zinc
RS Stock No. 227-7785
Mfr. Part No.50106202+00008945
BrandLapp
MYR123.96
Each
units
16 Female Through Hole - Screw Lock - - 7.5A 1.5 kV IP65 - - Epic Series R Copper Alloy
RS Stock No. 227-7779
Mfr. Part No.50106202+00008727
BrandLapp
MYR106.09
Each
units
12 Female Through Hole - Screw Lock - - 7.5A 1.5 kV IP65 - - R Copper Alloy
RS Stock No. 227-7791
Mfr. Part No.50106202+00009002
BrandLapp
MYR108.18
Each
units
9 Male Through Hole - Screw Lock - - 7.5A 1.5 kV IP65 - - R Copper Alloy
RS Stock No. 227-7808
Mfr. Part No.50106202+00009159
BrandLapp
MYR117.18
Each
units
12 Male Through Hole - Screw Lock - - 7.5A 1.5 kV IP65 - - R Copper Alloy
RS Stock No. 227-7763
Mfr. Part No.50106202+00008728
BrandLapp
MYR116.95
Each
units
9 Female Through Hole - Screw Lock - - 7.5A 1.5 kV IP65 - - R Copper Alloy
RS Stock No. 227-7814
Mfr. Part No.50106202+00008885
BrandLapp
MYR104.88
Each
units
16 Male Through Hole - Screw Lock - - 7.5A 1.5 kV IP65 - - Epic Series R Copper Alloy
RS Stock No. 324-8643
Mfr. Part No.76001100
BrandLapp
MYR129.08
Each
units
8 Female Panel Mount - - Crimp Straight 25A 800 V ac IP67 - - LS1 Zinc