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DIN connector

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Last Updated April 15, 2024 10:45 pm

DIN is short for Deutsches Insitut f r Normung eV, the standards – setting organization for Germany. A DIN connector is a connector that conforms to one of the many standards defined by DIN.


DIN connectors are used widely in personal computers. For example, the keyboard connector for PC is a DIN connector. DIN 41612 connectors are used widely to connect network equipment, such as routers and switches.