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.

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RS Stock No. 786-3445
BrandRS PRO
HK$31.84
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5 Male Cable Mount Standard Twist Lock Screw Down Straight 2A 100 V ac - - - B-8003 Die Cast Nickel
RS Stock No. 533-2885
Mfr. Part No.SV 50/6
BrandLumberg
HK$38.31
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5 Male Cable Mount - Screw On Solder Straight 5A 250 V ac IP40 Shielded DIN EN 60529 SV -
RS Stock No. 170-5509
Mfr. Part No.SV 50/6
BrandLumberg
HK$36.94
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5 Male Cable Mount - Screw On Solder Straight 5A 250 V ac IP40 Shielded DIN EN 60529 SV -
RS Stock No. 786-3441
BrandRS PRO
HK$30.20
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5 Male Cable Mount Standard Twist Lock Slip-On, Solder Straight 2A 100 V ac - - - B-8003 Die Cast Nickel
RS Stock No. 170-5514
Mfr. Part No.KFV 60
BrandLumberg
HK$38.40
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6 Female Panel Mount Standard - Solder Straight 5A 250 V ac IP40 - DIN EN 60529 KFV -
RS Stock No. 491-134
BrandRS PRO
HK$10.30
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4 Male Cable Mount - - - Straight 1A 100 V ac - Shielded - YE-147X ABS
RS Stock No. 533-4847
Mfr. Part No.KFV 60
BrandLumberg
HK$40.95
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6 Female Panel Mount Standard - Solder Straight 5A 250 V ac IP40 - DIN EN 60529 KFV -
RS Stock No. 533-2756
Mfr. Part No.KV 120
BrandLumberg
HK$126.49
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12 Female Cable Mount - - Solder Straight 3A 60 V ac IP40 - DIN EN 60529 KV -
RS Stock No. 161-7869
Mfr. Part No.KV 120
BrandLumberg
HK$139.36
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12 Female Cable Mount - - Solder Straight 3A 60 V ac IP40 - DIN EN 60529 KV -
RS Stock No. 463-394
BrandRS PRO
HK$22.402
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8 Male Cable Mount Miniature - Solder Straight 1A 50 V ac/dc - Shielded - MDN ABS
RS Stock No. 533-2784
Mfr. Part No.KV 70
BrandLumberg
HK$61.75
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7 Female Cable Mount - - Solder Straight 5A 250 V ac IP40 - DIN EN 60529 KV -
RS Stock No. 170-5499
Mfr. Part No.KV 70
BrandLumberg
HK$57.82
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7 Female Cable Mount - - Solder Straight 5A 250 V ac IP40 - DIN EN 60529 KV -
RS Stock No. 170-5478
Mfr. Part No.0314 06
BrandLumberg
HK$41.993
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6 Male Wall Mount - - Solder Straight 5A 250 V ac IP68 - DIN EN 60529 - -
RS Stock No. 533-2829
Mfr. Part No.SFV 30
BrandLumberg
HK$33.37
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3 Male Panel Mount - - Solder Straight 5A 250 V ac IP40 - DIN EN 60529 SFV -
RS Stock No. 533-2762
Mfr. Part No.KV 50/6
BrandLumberg
HK$57.68
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5 Female Cable Mount Standard Screw On Solder Straight 5A 250 V ac IP40 - DIN EN 60529 KV -
RS Stock No. 170-5502
Mfr. Part No.SFV 30
BrandLumberg
HK$35.52
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3 Male Panel Mount - - Solder Straight 5A 250 V ac IP40 - DIN EN 60529 SFV -
RS Stock No. 227-7791
Mfr. Part No.50106202+00009002
BrandLapp
HK$183.61
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9 Male Through Hole - Screw Lock - - 7.5A 1.5 kV IP65 - - R Copper Alloy
RS Stock No. 674-1489
Mfr. Part No.AD-DIO-M/03
HK$23.304
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3 Male Cable Mount Miniature - - Straight 1A 12 V dc - Unshielded - AD-DIO -
RS Stock No. 533-2475
Mfr. Part No.0314 06
BrandLumberg
HK$49.30
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6 Male Wall Mount - - Solder Straight 5A 250 V ac IP68 - DIN EN 60529 - -
RS Stock No. 190-2363
Mfr. Part No.AD-DIO-M/03
HK$14.27
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3 Male Cable Mount Miniature - - Straight 1A 12 V dc - Unshielded - AD-DIO -