JST Right-Angle Connector - Through-Hole 2-Pin

This is a 2-pin, through-hole PH series JST connector. The pins are spaced by 2mm.

We really like the solid locking feeling and high current rating on these small connectors. This connector will mate with all of our LiPo batteries.

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  • Member #729200 / about 7 years ago / 1

    So am I correct in assuming this will fit in two adjacent pins on a standard .1" board like teensy/arduino mini/breadboard, etc? Or are they double that spacing?

    • CF / about 7 years ago / 1

      The pins on these are spaced 2mm apart rather than the 2.54mm (1/10") you'd find on a breadboard, but you can bend them outward slightly and they will still work.

  • jonaslorander / about 13 years ago / 5

    Beware! This part is in the SFE Eagle library, but it's poles are switched! Luckily I could just put the connector on the other side of the PCB.

  • davidc / about 13 years ago * / 3

    The poles aren't switched, you are just mistaking the little "+" handle used for moving the components for a "positive" marker. I'll agree that's pretty confusing though!

    • jonaslorander / about 13 years ago / 1

      Well, yes it is really confusing. But I see your point. If that is not the sign to indicate which is positive then there is nothing to indicate it. I'm hoping it's your not supposed to check the layout to know if you have made the schematic correct? Some sort of indication for the positive terminal would be nice.

      • MikeGrusin / about 11 years ago / 2

        Turn on the top document layer in EAGLE. There is a notation there for positive and negative (at least for all the batteries and pigtails we carry).

  • Member #424333 / about 11 years ago / 2

    I agree, I don't see this in the SFE library.

    • MikeGrusin / about 11 years ago * / 3

      Look in SparkFun-Connectors/M02. There should be several versions in there marked PTH-JST.

      Also note that the "+" in the Eagle schematic editor is the part's origin point, NOT the positive terminal (all parts will have that somewhere). In the PCB editor, if you turn on the tdocu (top document) layer, you'll see positive and negative marks. These aren't in the schematic editor because M02 is a generic two-pin connector. We'll consider splitting it out and giving it it's own schematic symbol.

  • Member #282305 / about 12 years ago / 2

    Where can I find this one in the Eagle library?

    • chartle / about 12 years ago / 1

      Did you ever find it?

      I looked in the right section of the Sparkfun library I installed but I don't know if I'm looking at the SMD, vert or right angle one (this one).

  • britishben / about 13 years ago * / 2

    This part doesn't seem to be in the new Eagle library. I tried copying the one from the charger board.
    *edit: wrong, I just copied it to the wrong place. Whoops!

  • Member #491499 / about 9 years ago / 1

    I purchased this item to connect to a Li-Po battery very similar to those sold on this site (I believe they are the same battery however I sourced mine from MikroElektronika when I bought one of their P24 development boards). Anyway, I thought that these were standard connectors and had no doubt in my mind that this product would work. However, when I got the connector in and tried to mount it to my Li-Po battery the connector was too small.

    Just a little warning for those of you looking to buy. I know its a cheap part, however it was rather annoying when I got this in and it was not the right size. I would advise you to check the datasheet on this part and make measurements on the JST connector on your battery before you buy this.

  • Member #488654 / about 10 years ago / 1

    What is the part number on Mouser?

  • Member #488654 / about 10 years ago / 1

    Is this connector available to buy in large quantity at Mouser? I couldn't find any in Mouser, Digikey and Farnell.

  • Member #504428 / about 10 years ago / 1

    what is the part number on digikey?

  • Thetinkerer / about 11 years ago / 1

    I'm sorry but the datasheets for all of these connectors are wrong.

    • MikeGrusin / about 11 years ago / 2

      The datasheet covers this part's whole family with different numbers of pins. For this particular one, refer to the "pole" table on the right-hand side, and find the two "pole" (pin) version.

  • bithead942 / about 12 years ago / 1

    Is this the same one that's on the EL Sequencer? Based on the pictures, it looks slightly different.

    • MikeGrusin / about 12 years ago / 1

      The one used on the EL Sequencer is the surface-mount version of this connector, but as far as plugging things into them they're 100% compatible with each other.

  • sejtam / about 13 years ago / 1

    Is the corresponding plug also available separately (ie w/o attached wire)?

  • pwseid / about 13 years ago / 1

    Is there an easy way to fix the EAGLE part? As Jonas pointed out, the poles are switched

  • Member #184519 / about 13 years ago / 1

    Is this connector breadboard compatable?

    • JGuthridge / about 10 years ago / 1

      Sorry for the late reply, but I've found that if I carefully bend 90 degree turn in the pins out, I've got enough length to seat into breadboards with much better results. Great way to plug a LiPo into a breadboard project.

    • Yes and no, the pins do fit into a breadboard, the pitch is correct. Problem is the leads are not very long and small diameter. They fit very loose into a breadboard. These are meant to be soldered ;-). They will fall out if your moving the breadboard around or have any vibrations. If your breadboards not moving and your doing some temporary testing, these work fine.

      Sparkfun, in the future can you find a slightly different version that has slightly bigger diameter and longer leads?

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Not Just for LiPo batteries

I used this with a two wire JST cable to feed 5 volts to my project. (The 5 volts was produced from the output of a Buck-Boost converter.) So this worked great on a Prototyping breadboard. Did you know that the pins will also fit the same footprint as an LED? The board I used had an LED pad, which I didn't need. So I put this connector there instead. Instead of an LED taking power, this fed power into the circuit. And Sparkfun has the matching two wire JST cable too.

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it's a pain to plug batteries into

since there is no shell connections, there is no way you can hold this to a board other than soldering the two pins, you might have to try hot glue. other than that, its a good connector for li-po batteries