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List of the most common computer connectors

We present you a list of the most common computer connectors, and as a bonus we’ll mention a few HiFI related connectors.
This list will be occasionaly updated, and for now here is the list sorted alphabetically in the following form:

  • name,
  • link, to see further info, connector variations, etc.
  • picture of the connector (female connector or ports might be included).

Handful-of-Connectors

8P8C connector or Ethernet connector (incorrectly refered to as RJ45; confusion):

This is the true 8P8C ethernet connector, incorrectly refered to as RJ45 connector
AMP MATE-N-LOK 1-480424-0 Power Connector

Amp_and_Molex_Connectors

Antenna connector (Belling-Lee connector)

antenna-male-female-connector

ATX connectors (from left to right: 20-pin ATX motherboard connector, 4-pin CPU connector, fan header connector, SATA HDD power connector, Molex power connectors for HDD and optical drives, floppy power connector):

List of ATX connectors

Banana connector

banana-connector

Berg Power Connector (4-Pin)

Berg-Connector

D-subminiature connectors (D-Sub) ; below is DE-9 connector commonly used for serial port; a DB-25 connector is often used for a parallel port (or printer port):

d-sub-connector-DE-9 connectorDA,DB,DC,DD,DE-connectors

DisplayPort connector

DisplayPort-male-female-connectorDisplayPort-connector

DVI connector (Digital Visual Interface)

DVI-port-connectorDVI-port-connector

eSATA connector

eSATA-connectoreSATA-female-port

FireWire connector ( i.LINK / 1394 )

FireWire 400
FireWire 400
FireWire 800
FireWire 800

Front panel connector (System panel connector)

Front-Panel-Connectors

HDMI connector (High-Definition Multimedia Interface)

Types of HDMI connector

C13 female IEC power connector (note that, as with the Molex connector, the gender of the connector is defined by the pins within the hood, so below is a female connector):

PC-power-connector-female

MHL connector (Mobile High-Definition Link)

MHL-connector

Molex Connector

Amp_and_Molex_Connectors

PATA connector (Paralell ATA)

PATA-paralell-ATA-connector

Phone connector (phone jack, audio jack, jack plug or phone plug):

List of audio jack connectors

PS/2 connector (6-pin mini-DIN connector)

ps-2-connector-male-connectorPS-2-ports

RCA connector (Radio Corporation of America) or Phono connector or Cinch connector:

RCA-connector-male

RF connector (Radio Frequency); below is the male RF connector type N:

RF-connector-type-N-male

S-Video connector (the 4-pin mini-DIN connector)

s-video-male-female-connector

SAS connector (Serial Attached SCSI); below is SFF 8484:

SAS-connector

SATA data connector (Serial Advanced Technology Attachment)

SATA-Serial-ATA-data-connector

SATA power connector

SATA-power-connector-cable

SCART connector (Syndicat des Constructeurs d’Appareils Radiorécepteurs et Téléviseurs); other names: Péritel, 21-pin EuroSCART, Euroconector, EuroAV or EIA Multiport:

SCART-connector

SCSI connector (Small Computer System Interface)

SCSI-connectors

SMA connector (SubMiniature version A)

SMA-male-female-connector-plug

Thunderbolt connector

Thunderbolt-Connector

Toslink connector (used with S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface)); below is: TOSLINK connector (JIS F05)

USB connector (Universal Serial Bus)

Variants of USB connectors

USB 3.0 connector 

USB-3.0-vs-USB-2.0-cableUSB-3.0-connector

USB On-The-Go

Micro-USB-OTG-cable

VGA connector (Video Graphics Array)

VGA-connector-male VGA_port

XLR3 connector
XlR-connectors

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List of the most common computer connectors
Article Name
List of the most common computer connectors
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We present you a list of the most common computer connectors, and as a bonus we'll mention a few HiFI related connectors.
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