MiniDIN 6-Pin Connector

Replacement: None. We are no longer carrying this connector in our catalog. This page is for reference only.

Through-hole Mini-DIN 6 connector. Commonly used with with PS/2 Keyboard and Mice projects.



MiniDIN 6-Pin Connector Product Help and Resources

Core Skill: Soldering

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Skill Level: Noob - Some basic soldering is required, but it is limited to a just a few pins, basic through-hole soldering, and couple (if any) polarized components. A basic soldering iron is all you should need.
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Looking for answers to technical questions?

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  • bugsydude / about 13 years ago / 2

    Why don't they make it breadboard friendly? I had to cut one of the pins and solder an extension to prevent shorting the pins.

  • GriffenJBS / about 9 years ago / 1

    Does this connector physically plug into this cable? I would assume so and that on the cable pin 4 is NC, pin 7 is NC and pin 8 is pin 6 on the connector. I'm wanting to use this plug with that cable to a roomba

  • I used this connector in my Keyboard Smart shield

  • Member #230204 / about 9 years ago / 1

    is there a diptrace footprint available for this??

    • Member #230204 / about 9 years ago / 1

      just found it, under CONN_IO it is PS2-6PIN :)

  • Member #404241 / about 10 years ago / 1

    Is there a mating connector for this, ie something to put on the end of a cable?

  • Member #212532 / about 11 years ago / 1

    Does anyone know the Digikey or Farnell part for this? Thanks!

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