36 Pin Female Crimp Centronics Connector - Flat Ribbon Cable (IDC Type)
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36 Pin Female Crimp Centronics Connector - Flat Ribbon Cable (IDC Type)

Part no. 646

Create a Custom Cable Pinout.

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These 36 Pin Female Crimp Centronics Connectors are used to terminate the connection type of flat ribbon cable. They can easily be used to make a custom length cable as well as create a custom pinout, creating a durable connection for all applications. These connectors are made with high-quality materials to ensure durability and a long life.

Features:

  • Connector: Centronics 36 Pin Female
  • Crimp Type
  • Tin Plated Metal Shell
  • Gold-Plated Contacts
  • Blue Plastic Fillings
  • Bail Locks to Hold in Place
  • For Use with .05" Centered Flat Ribbon Cable
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Q: What is a Centronics interface?

A: This is the standard interface that is used to connect printers to other devices such as your computer. The 36 pin connectors are known as the IEEE 1284 standard parallel interface and the 50 pin connectors are known as the SCSI-2 interface.

Q: Centronic connectors look pretty similar to the D-Sub connectors. Are they the same thing?

A: No they are not the same thing. They do look similar because of their D-Shaped metal shield, but they have different types of contacts. Centronic connectors use ribbon contacts, while D-Sub connectors use pin contacts.

Q: What are some other names that Centronic connectors go by?

A: Telco, Mini D Ribbon, Amphenol, Micro Ribbon, Miniature Ribbon, or Parallel Port are a few different names that you might see for Centronic connectors.

Pin Assignments for 36 Pin Centronics Printer Connetors
Centronics Pin
DB25NameDirectionDescription
1
1 STROBE
PC to Printer
Strobe
2
2 D0 PC to Printer Data Bit 0
3
3 D1 PC to Printer Data Bit 1
4
4 D2 PC to Printer Data Bit 2
5 5 D3 PC to Printer Data Bit 3
6
6 D4 PC to Printer Data Bit 4
7
7 D5 PC to Printer Data Bit 5
8
8 D6 PC to Printer Data Bit 6
9
9 D7 PC to Printer Data Bit 7
10
10 /ACK Printer to PC
Acknowledge
11
11 BUSY Printer to PC Busy
12
12 POUT Printer to PC

Paper Out

13
13 SEL Printer to PC Select
14
14 /AUTOFEED PC to Printer Autofeed
15
- -
- Not Used
16 - 0 V
- Logic Ground
17 - CHASSIS GND
-
Shield Ground
18 -

+5 V PULLUP

Printer to PC +5 V DC (50 mA Max)
19-30 18-25 GND - Ground Reference for signal pins 1-12
31 16 /RESET PC to Printer Reset
32
15 /FAULT Printer to PC Fault (Low when offline)
33 - 0 V
- Signal Ground
34 - -
- Not Used
35 - +5 V Printer to PC +5 V DC
36
17 /SLCT IN
PC to Printer Select In

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