DB9 connectors are a great way to make a tight connection on your project or to plug into existing serial lines. Now you can make your own DB9 cables the easy way with these crimp-on ribbon cable connectors. These work great with our 10-wire ribbon cable, you just need to peel back the one unneeded wire. Matching male connectors are available and can be found in the related items below.
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Arghhh, Never fails; you guys bring out a new product that I need the day after I make an order....
Oooooh!!!! Get these for VGA and you guys will be even more my favorite!
i agree. i would kill to see some DE15 versions!
Does anyone happen to know the max wire gauge that can be used with these connectors? I don't see that anywhere.
You need to double check your nomenclature. This product, the male version, and every other standard computer serial port is actually named a DE9 connector. The only DB connectors are 25 pin parallel port connectors. You can see so yourself Here
You are absolutely correct, though you never ever hear anybody call these DE9's - they are always colloquially referred to as DB9 and calling them DE9 would probably confuse more people than not.
Ideally, SFE would use this as a "teachable moment" and call them DE9's, but mention in the description that these are commonly incorrectly referred to as DB9's.
I'd be fine if sparkfun just tagged them with DE9 or had an 'alternate name' field. Right now a search for "DE9" yields no results, despite these connectors being in stock.
This is how i make my notes , D9 , D15 , D25 & HD15 ( = High Density ) And for clarity D9F , D9M ... and so on ...