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

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1186
Crimp Type | Gold-Plated Contacts | Tin-Plated Metal Shell | For .05' Centered Flat Ribbon Cable
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These 36 Pin Male 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 Male
  • Crimp Type
  • Tin Plated Metal Shell
  • Gold-Plated Contacts
  • Blue Plastic Fillings
  • 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
1STROBE
PC to Printer
Strobe
2
2D0PC to PrinterData Bit 0
3
3D1PC to PrinterData Bit 1
4
4D2PC to PrinterData Bit 2
55D3PC to PrinterData Bit 3
6
6D4PC to PrinterData Bit 4
7
7D5PC to PrinterData Bit 5
8
8D6PC to PrinterData Bit 6
9
9D7PC to PrinterData Bit 7
10
10/ACKPrinter to PC
Acknowledge
11
11BUSYPrinter to PCBusy
12
12POUTPrinter to PC

Paper Out


13
13SELPrinter to PCSelect
14
14/AUTOFEEDPC to PrinterAutofeed
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)
19-3018-25GND-Ground Reference for signal pins 1-12
3116/RESETPC to PrinterReset
32
15/FAULTPrinter to PCFault (Low when offline)
33-0 V
-Signal Ground
34--
-Not Used
35-+5 VPrinter to PC+5 V DC
36
17/SLCT IN
PC to PrinterSelect In