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Molex or JST (or AMP?)

Postby erzane » January 14th, 2018, 11:00 am

Hi guys,

I heard about that Molex is american, but most of the old japanese cabs I saw had Molex inside (Astros, egret2, pony).

Other: what's the difference between JST & AMP?

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Re: Molex or JST (or AMP?)

Postby nem » January 14th, 2018, 1:15 pm

Molex is a manufacturer, as is JST. None of my Astros have connectors made by Molex.

AMP is a connector system by TE.

I guess you're thinking of Mate-N-Lok, which is a connector system, also by TE. The Pony I owned had Mate-n-lok connectors. However, Molex has a line of compatible connectors called MLX, which is where all the confusion comes from I guess.
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Re: Molex or JST (or AMP?)

Postby PrincessPrinPrin » January 14th, 2018, 4:39 pm

AMP was a company acquired by Tyco (now TE).
Im running games with a vga to tv converter on my Shangai Novel, with composite and it looks amazing, Im not interested in RGB or Scart.

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Re: Molex or JST (or AMP?)

Postby erzane » January 14th, 2018, 11:26 pm

I see. It's more complexe than I thought.
Is ''TE'' japanese?

Other:
Akishop is selling those ''AMP'' connectors by Sanwa
https://www.akishop.jp/connectors/139-a ... ctor.html##
Could those ones replace all TE Mate-N-Lok connectors of the Pony?
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Re: Molex or JST (or AMP?)

Postby copados33 » January 15th, 2018, 4:05 am

erzane wrote:I see. It's more complexe than I thought.
Is ''TE'' japanese?

Other:
Akishop is selling those ''AMP'' connectors by Sanwa
https://www.akishop.jp/connectors/139-a ... ctor.html##
Could those ones replace all TE Mate-N-Lok connectors of the Pony?


Yes, most of them but not those that need mounting brackets.
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Re: Molex or JST (or AMP?)

Postby cools » January 15th, 2018, 8:09 am

They won't be original specification then though. Thought that was important to you?
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Re: Molex or JST (or AMP?)

Postby erzane » January 15th, 2018, 8:32 am

>copados
do you have a concret example of mounting brackets pls?

>cools
do you mean the Sanwa ones?
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Re: Molex or JST (or AMP?)

Postby PrincessPrinPrin » January 15th, 2018, 9:13 am

Im running games with a vga to tv converter on my Shangai Novel, with composite and it looks amazing, Im not interested in RGB or Scart.

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Re: Molex or JST (or AMP?)

Postby cools » January 15th, 2018, 10:53 am

erzane wrote:>copados
do you have a concret example of mounting brackets pls?

>cools
do you mean the Sanwa ones?


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Re: Molex or JST (or AMP?)

Postby erzane » January 15th, 2018, 11:56 pm

>cools:
thank you for looking into my case you will certainly be a precious help (of course it's sarcastic)

After this drawing I guess TE is a japanese society, right?
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Re: Molex or JST (or AMP?)

Postby erzane » January 16th, 2018, 12:48 am

Actually I should have Mate-N-Lok if I look after what Nem said.
The reason why I did this thread is because I would like to replace all my used Mate-N-Lok by brand new ones & I would like to try AMP to compare their phyisionomy. I already ordered some Sanwa ones by Akishop (if they really are Sanwa, but this is what is was written as their ref.) so I will be able to make another comparaison.

My inquiry would be the following:
SInce there is a lot of different connectors that I cannot identify well, can you give me every links where I can found precisely both Mate-N-Lok & AMP connectors pls?

Here are the ones I need:

- 1P male & female + pins which fits
- 2P male & female + pins which fits
- 3P male & female + pins which fits
- 6P male & female + pins which fits
- 8P male & female + pins which fits
- 9P male & female + pins which fits
- 12P male & female + pins which fits
- 15P male & female + pins which fits

Thanks guys, your help will be appreciated (and it's ''not'' sarcastic) 8-)
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Re: Molex or JST (or AMP?)

Postby nem » January 16th, 2018, 1:43 pm

For AMP Universal Power:

1 pin male housing, 176270-1
1 pin female housing, 176281-1

2 pin male housing, 176271-1
2 pin female housing, 176282-1

3 pin male housing, 176272-1
3 pin female housing, 176283-1

4 pin (2x2) male housing, 176273-1
4 pin (2x2) female housing, 176284-1

6 pin (3x2) male housing, 176274-1
6 pin (3x2) female housing, 176285-1

8 pin (4x2) male housing, 176275-1
8 pin (4x2) female housing, 176286-1

9 pin (3x3) male housing, 176276-1
9 pin (3x3) female housing, 176287-1

10 pin (5x2) male housing, 176277-1
10 pin (5x2) female housing, 176288-1

12 pin (4x3) male housing, 176278-1
12 pin (4x3) female housing, 176289-1

15 pin (5x3) male housing, 176279-1
15 pin (5x3) female housing, 176290-1

Male pins, 175149-1
Female pins, 175151-1
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Re: Molex or JST (or AMP?)

Postby cools » January 16th, 2018, 2:12 pm

Best place I've found for MNL connectors in small quantities is eBay, did the same when I was repairing some Pony looms.
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Re: Molex or JST (or AMP?)

Postby erzane » January 16th, 2018, 6:06 pm

Thanks Nem 8-)

Here are some mesures I made about one of my used Mate-N-Lock connector (the 6P).
They looks a bit different than the classic universal AMP you found for me, and pins aren't the same to. They have rounded ending and are more thick.
Since I would like to purchase Mate-N-Lock to, pls can you do the same listing for those last ones if you find them by Digikey?
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Re: Molex or JST (or AMP?)

Postby nem » January 16th, 2018, 6:35 pm

Like cools, I've only ever bought MNL connectors in small quantities from eBay. I don't have any model numbers on hand for you.
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Re: Molex or JST (or AMP?)

Postby erzane » January 17th, 2018, 9:40 am

Here are the link I found concerning contacts and housings
there is a lot of contacts.. Hard to find the good ones
http://www.digikey.com/short/q8b0rz
http://www.digikey.com/short/q8b0r7
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Re: Molex or JST (or AMP?)

Postby cools » January 17th, 2018, 10:19 am

Here are the item numbers (and product codes) for the stuff I've bought - back in 2010-2011

Description: 2 way MATE N LOK multi-connector 26030/040 , Item Number 140404478508
Description: 3 way MATE N LOK multi-connector 26050/60 , Item Number 380230015313
Description: 4 way MATE N LOK multi-connector 26070/80 , Item Number 140480160738
Description: 6 way MATE N LOK multi-connector 26110/120 , Item Number 140404450396
Description: 9 way MATE N LOK multi-connector 26130/140 , Item Number 380290796845
Description: MATE N LOK Male & Female pins (pack of 12) , Item Number 140478818984

All bought from these guys: http://stores.ebay.co.uk/Altec-Group-Al ... 34.c0.m322
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Re: Molex or JST (or AMP?)

Postby erzane » January 17th, 2018, 8:49 pm

Great! Thanks!! 8-)

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