Connectors 101

Connectors 101

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KEY
A projection on a connector that engages a keyway in a mating connector so as to guide the connector halves during mating; may be positioned and/or used in multiples to provide a polarization feature.

KEYING
A mechanical arrangement of guide pins and sockets, keying plugs, contacts, bosses, slots, keyways, inserts or grooves in a connector housing, shell, or insert that allows connectors of the same size and type to be lined up without the danger of making a wrong connection.

KEYING PLUG CONTACT
A component that is inserted into the cavity of a connector housing or insert to assure engagement of identically matched components.

KEYWAY
A slot or groove into which a key slides.