What are Molex connectors used for?

What are Molex connectors used for?

Certain Molex connectors are used for providing power to the motherboard, fans, floppy disk drive, CD/DVD drive, video card, some older hard drive models, and more. Compatible connectors are available from many manufacturers, not just Molex and AMP.

How do I identify a Molex connector?

The Molex connector is one where the male/female terminology is a bit odd. The female connector is usually found on the end of a cable, and it slips inside of a plastic shell which surrounds the male pins on the male connector.

What is 2.54 mm pitch connector?

Dupont 2.54 mm Pitch connector is a low profile connector delivering 3.0A current for WG #22 to #28, available in 1 to 40 2*1 to 2*40 positions suitable for either power transmission systems or chassis wiring. Scondar offers a crimp style lock and a configuration which prevents users from inverted insertion.

How do you use Molex connectors on a fan?

the molex connectors are to connect the fans directly to the PSU. The female part of the Fan-Molex-Connector to the male connector of the PSU. The male part of the fan is just so you don’t lose a connector by using the fan and can connect to any other molex female connector in your setup to supply power.

What is a 4-pin Molex connector used for?

The Molex connector is used for power connections for a disk drive in a computer as well as for other computer components such as CD-ROM’s, graphic cards etc. The Molex connectors bring DC power to the drives inside a PC case.

What is a M12 connector?

The M12 connector is a circular connector with a 12-mm locking thread that is used primarily in factory automation applications for actuators, sensors, industrial ethernet, and Fieldbus. M12 connectors are designed for washdown and corrosive environments. They are available with 3, 4, 5, 8, and 12 pins.

What is a JST XH connector?

The JST XH series’ disconnectable, 2.5 mm (0.984”) pitch, crimp-style connector was developed based on the high reliability and versatility of their NH series connectors. The connector is very small with a mounting height of 9.8 mm. These wire-to-board connectors are typically used to bring power to a PC board.

Can I use Molex to power fan?

Plug it into the molex adapter on the PSU, plug your fans in, and they run. 10/10 for doing what it says it will.

Can you connect Molex fans to motherboard?

1) yes. 2) A motherboard fan header usually has a limited amperage capability. One fan is probably OK.