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Default What is it with Molex?


On 2021/01/03 1:40 p.m., John Crane wrote:
On 12/31/2020 12:25 PM, John Robertson wrote:
I'm seeing a number of EOLs on (for us) rather standard pins and plugs!

Digikey just sent me this:

Manufacturer┬*┬*┬* MOLEX, LLC
Description┬*┬*┬* CONN 22-30AWG CRIMP TIN
Manufacturer Part Number┬*┬*┬* 0008500114
Digi-Key Part Number┬*┬*┬* WM1114-ND
Customer Reference Number┬*┬*┬* STOCK
Status┬*┬*┬* End Of Life
Last Time Buy Date┬*┬*┬* 06/21/2021

You'd think a 50 year old design would just keep going and going...we
use a lot of these in repairing arcade games!

John :-#(#


3D printing to the rescue.┬* It's perfect for limited runs.

-J


I don't think we are going to be printing 0.100" crimp style folded
metal pins any time soon.

John ;-#)#