wCK Connectors

Korean company maker of Robot kits and servos designed for of articulated robots. Re-incarnation of Megarobotics.
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wCK Connectors

Post by i-Bot » Fri Jul 11, 2008 10:01 am

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Fri Jul 11, 2008 10:01 am

The wCK connectors appear to be Tyco CT series:

4 Pin header vertical Tyco part: 292161-4 Farnell part: 128-2952
4 pin header right angle Tyco part: 292253-4 Farnell part: 128-2937
4 pin receptacle housing Tyco part 179228-4 Farnell part: 128-3019
Crimp socket 30-26 AWG Tyco part 179609-1 Farnell part: 128-3033
Crimp socket 26-22 AWG Tyco part 179518-1 Farnell part: 128-3034

For some reason the Farnell price for the crimp socket is very high (20p each and 100 minimum order). This seems nearly ten times higher than other suppliers in the US ! I did not find another UK supplier
The wCK connectors appear to be Tyco CT series:

4 Pin header vertical Tyco part: 292161-4 Farnell part: 128-2952
4 pin header right angle Tyco part: 292253-4 Farnell part: 128-2937
4 pin receptacle housing Tyco part 179228-4 Farnell part: 128-3019
Crimp socket 30-26 AWG Tyco part 179609-1 Farnell part: 128-3033
Crimp socket 26-22 AWG Tyco part 179518-1 Farnell part: 128-3034

For some reason the Farnell price for the crimp socket is very high (20p each and 100 minimum order). This seems nearly ten times higher than other suppliers in the US ! I did not find another UK supplier
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Post by i-Bot » Fri Aug 08, 2008 12:17 pm

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Fri Aug 08, 2008 12:17 pm

I have tried all these connectors and they mate with the RBC, servos and with the supplied 4 way cable.

They are not exactly identical, but fit and work OK.

The 6 pin connector on the top of the RBC does not mate with the 6 pin version of the AMP receptacle. It sems to be a different type.

I do have some of the crimp pins now, but they are very difficult to fit. Best to stick with the standard cables, and use the headers for any specials.
I have tried all these connectors and they mate with the RBC, servos and with the supplied 4 way cable.

They are not exactly identical, but fit and work OK.

The 6 pin connector on the top of the RBC does not mate with the 6 pin version of the AMP receptacle. It sems to be a different type.

I do have some of the crimp pins now, but they are very difficult to fit. Best to stick with the standard cables, and use the headers for any specials.
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