Color LCD - SMD Connector

This is the itty-bitty connector for the Nokia color LCD. 10-Pins. Surface mount. Hard to find. 0.5mm pitch so be careful.

Can it be soldered by hand? Yes! Owen managed to solder wire wrap wire to the individual legs for testing - but then again, he's a magician. We can solder it well with a good PCB layout and easily with a stencil and hotplate.

This connector is a copy of the Hirose DF23 Series. You can use the Hirose spec sheet to lay out your PCB footprint.

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  • Akusan / about 12 years ago / 1

    Where can I get an Eagle library for this?

  • SlyVixsky / about 13 years ago / 1

    Wondering where i can find the mating connector for this one? hirose only sells in reels of 2K

    • Farnell sells both the plug and receptical of this connector, and they are availiable as single items rather than bulk. (farnell code: 1874449 is this connector, code: 1874460 is its mating connector).

  • CalcProgrammer1 / about 13 years ago / 1

    Thanks for finding this part! I took apart my old phone (Nokia 2600) and found an LCD that looks like the one sold here so I decided to buy this connector to test it. I soldered magnet wire to the back of the leads using the Sparkfun 936B soldering station and then super glued it to a piece of stripboard. So far I have managed to light the LED backlight of the display but need to read up on connecting it to microcontrollers.

  • esm / about 13 years ago / 1

    My kingdom for one of these! :) Apparently a breakout was sold for this at one point in Europe, ready-to-go for breadboard use:
    With connector soldered:

  • zemm / about 13 years ago / 1

    I made a breakout board for this from copper plate with a utility knife. Soldered and working! But cannot recommend the process :D

  • abelenkiy / about 14 years ago / 1

    The question was for LCD-08600. Sorry, commented on the wrong page. :)

  • abelenkiy / about 14 years ago / 1

    do you sell a breakout board without the lcd itself?

  • UberTech / about 14 years ago / 1

    Hey, does anyone know how to solder this piece? Best practices?

  • Hobbles / about 14 years ago / 1

    Oh thought it would be under connectors or something.

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