Commonly referred to as a jumper cable, jumper wire, or jumper, jump wires are a type of electrical wiring or cabling used for interconnecting separate electrical components. Constructed with connector pins or “end connectors” at the end of each wire, jump wires utilize these parts to facilitate the connection between two points without the need for soldering. Available in a myriad of connector types to suit various electrical connections, jump wires can often be found as solid tip, crocodile clip, banana connector, registered jack, RCA connector, RF connector, and RF jumper cable types. For the best connection between the components of a breadboard, circuit board, equipment, and various other components, jump wires provide diverse solutions to electrical devices with flexibility.


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An edge connector is a two-sided electrical connector used to connect two printed circuit boards with terminal edges. In computer hardware, it is very common to have a motherboard connect to an array of daughter boards or cards. The edge connector may also connect to a ribbon cable and then to another edge connector that connects to another circuit board.


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When establishing a circuit and connecting wires together, there are often many ways in which one can carry out such a process. While one of the most basic methods is to simply solder wires together, soldering can be inconsistent and lead to issues if not carried out correctly. Additionally, removing the soldered wire for reuse can also prove more difficult. With modular electrical connectors known as terminal blocks, on the other hand, wires can be connected, removed, and replaced with ease as such components open up more flexible options for connections. Terminal blocks may also provide a more organized connection hub, making troubleshooting a much easier process. With the advantages that terminal blocks bring, they can be very beneficial for a number of common applications.


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A sensor is an electrical device used to detect and respond to a type of signal e.g. optical or electrical. The use of sensors has become the most common option in the measurement of voltage and current methods. This is due to the many advantages sensors have over traditional methods such as smaller size, lower weight, higher safety & accuracy, environmental friendliness, and their non-saturability. Thanks to sensors, it is possible to merge current and voltage measurement devices into a single unit with small and solid dimensions. This blog will focus on a specific type of sensor, the voltage sensor, as well as its types and applications.


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When procuring bulbs and lighting fixtures for a given area, deciding on which type of light is best fit for your application is important for energy efficiency and cost savings. With incandescent, halogen, LED, and CFL bulb types, each provides unique abilities and properties that allow them to be useful for a diverse set of applications. In this blog, we will provide an overview of the various lightbulb types, allowing for you to find what best fits your illumination needs.


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