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Post by Kwote » Mon Jul 07, 2008 1:28 am

so i got the kit and sucessfully made 8. unfortunately i sorta messed up the others but it's no big deal cuz i can just shorten those and do em right.

but i need to get the FM 4 Pin housings, connector pins and heatshrink.

does anyone have mouser part #'s?
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Post by Kwote » Wed Jul 09, 2008 11:46 am

nobody? wonder if John would tell me.
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Post by Muff Wiggler » Wed Jul 09, 2008 12:08 pm

no idea, sorry!

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Post by Kwote » Wed Jul 09, 2008 12:09 pm

it's cool. i just sent my question to the Blacet list. hopefully somethin will pan out. i'll rip apart the mouser catalog if i have to but the first couple trys for the connectors didn't turn up what i need.
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Post by eyehue » Fri Jul 11, 2008 2:19 am

i'm gonna post to bridechamber and try to find out, this is driving me nuts.

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Post by eyehue » Fri Jul 11, 2008 2:46 am

that bridechamber list was fast!

mouser #: 571-6404454

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Post by Liquidcolor » Fri Jul 11, 2008 8:21 am

Hold on ! That part number is for the 4 pin PCB mounted power header.

As far as I can tell, Kwote wants the part numbers to build some cables.

It's always good practice to take a look at the datasheet before purchasing a part for the first time.

I don't know the exact part Blacet uses, but you want a 4-pin .156 pitch keyed connector.

I use: 538-09-50-3041

The crimp pins are: 538-08-50-0134

1/4" heatshrink: 650-RNF100014SP

You might find them cheaper elsewhere, but saving a few nickels may not matter.

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Post by Kwote » Fri Jul 11, 2008 8:58 am

Liquidcolor wrote:Hold on ! That part number is for the 4 pin PCB mounted power header.

As far as I can tell, Kwote wants the part numbers to build some cables.

It's always good practice to take a look at the datasheet before purchasing a part for the first time.

I don't know the exact part Blacet uses, but you want a 4-pin .156 pitch keyed connector.

I use: 538-09-50-3041

The crimp pins are: 538-08-50-0134

1/4" heatshrink: 650-RNF100014SP

You might find them cheaper elsewhere, but saving a few nickels may not matter.
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Post by Kwote » Fri Jul 11, 2008 10:04 am

Kwote wrote:
Liquidcolor wrote:Hold on ! That part number is for the 4 pin PCB mounted power header.

As far as I can tell, Kwote wants the part numbers to build some cables.

It's always good practice to take a look at the datasheet before purchasing a part for the first time.

I don't know the exact part Blacet uses, but you want a 4-pin .156 pitch keyed connector.

I use: 538-09-50-3041

The crimp pins are: 538-08-50-0134

1/4" heatshrink: 650-RNF100014SP

You might find them cheaper elsewhere, but saving a few nickels may not matter.
Thank you!!
oh while i'm at it i might as well ask what the part # for the wires are too?
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Post by eyehue » Fri Jul 11, 2008 12:35 pm

i'm really confused, didn't all that stuff come with the kit?

it did with mine. everything except the pcb mount pins.

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Post by Liquidcolor » Fri Jul 11, 2008 12:56 pm

Alpha 18awg stranded wire:

Black: 602-3055-100-02

Red: 602-3055-100-03

White: 602-3055-100-01

There's cheaper wire, but this handles the best. By handle, I mean easy to strip, durable jacket and not too stiff nor pliable.

Eyehue: Kwote mentions he "sorta messed up" some from his kit, so I assume maybe melted housing or ruined pins.

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Post by Kwote » Fri Jul 11, 2008 1:17 pm

Liquidcolor wrote:Alpha 18awg stranded wire:

Black: 602-3055-100-02

Red: 602-3055-100-03

White: 602-3055-100-01

There's cheaper wire, but this handles the best. By handle, I mean easy to strip, durable jacket and not too stiff nor pliable.

Eyehue: Kwote mentions he "sorta messed up" some from his kit, so I assume maybe melted housing or ruined pins.
awesome. thanks!

yea i basically made 12. the first 4 weren't up to par imo. i crimped and housed em but i wasn't doing it properly as i found a bit later the exact right way so i didn't wanna risk using em. as all that was happening i bent and broke a couple pins and thus ran out by the time i got around to my last cable. so that one's only half finished.

i could probably reuse the housing but that didn't occur to me til just this second. regardless though i like having all the part #'s and am grateful. i like having extra's around. everytime i order from mouser now i grab up extras that may or may not be on my current list.
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Post by Cybananna » Sat Jul 19, 2008 1:51 pm

what are you guys using to crimp the pins? Is getting the proper tool worth the money or is there another good way?

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Post by eyehue » Sat Jul 19, 2008 3:04 pm

for $22 or so, the tool is definitely worth it, has both perfect shapes for those pins, a trapezoidal shape? i recommend it and think it helped out, but i don't think it's totally required.

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Post by johnnymad » Sat Jul 19, 2008 3:09 pm

i made mine without the crimp tool, but i'm sure it would have been a lot easier with it. :bang:

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Post by Cybananna » Sat Jul 19, 2008 5:02 pm

Thanks, I like easy. especially when it's not too expensive. I'll go with the tool when the time comes.

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Post by Kwote » Sat Jul 19, 2008 9:31 pm

Don't give yourself a massive migrain and get the crimp tool.

i don't think i could've stood to do this project without it.
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