About SCSI

What is this SCSI anyway?? SCSI, pronounced “scuzzy”, is an acronym for Small ComputerSystems Interface. It refers to a parallel hardware interface that allows for the connection of up to 15 peripheral devices to a single SCSI host adapter. The SCSI standard was … Continue reading

Cut and Stripped to Length Cables

We offer an array of cables (both standard and non-standard), cut and stripped to required lengths. Do you need 50 x 1-metre cut cables? Not a problem. Need the same 50 supplied with stripped ends? Not a problem. Standard cables … Continue reading

HDMI 1.4 Specification

HDMI Licensing LLC, the agent responsible for licensing the High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) specification, have announced the features that will be incorporated in the upcoming HDMI 1.4 specification. This latest version of the HDMI specification will, among other advancements, offer … Continue reading

PS/2 Keyboard and Mouse Connections (6 Pin)

The standard PS/2 keyboard and mouse use a standard 6-pin mini-din connector to provide the interconnection between product and computer.  The pins are set out as shown below: 6-Pin Mini-Din Female 6-Pin Mini-Din Male     Viewed from the solder … Continue reading

SCSI Links

The links below point to online resources that can provide further information or guidance on SCSI standards: Technical Committee T10 – T10 is a Technical Committee of the InterNational Committee on Information Technology Standards (INCITS, pronounced “insights”). INCITS is accredited by, and … Continue reading

Type A Plug

The Type A plug is mainly used in North and Central America, Canada and Japan – but also worldwide (below is a list of countries that use the Type A mains plug). Type A plugs are class 2 unearthed connectors, … Continue reading

Type B Plug

The Type B plug is mainly used in North and Central America and Japan – but also worldwide (below is a list of countries that use the Type B mains plug). The Type B plug is a class 1 earthed … Continue reading

Type C Plug

The Type C mains plug – also know as the Europlug – is used throught Europe for unearthed appliances rated at 2.5amps or lower. We offer a small range of Type C plugs as both moulded leads (found here), and … Continue reading

Type D Plug

The Type D plug is mainly used in India and Nepal (see the table below for a list of all countries that currently use the Type D plug and socket). The Type D plug is rated at 5amps, and features … Continue reading

Type E Plug

The Type E plug is mainly used in France and Belgium (but a full list of countries can be found below). This plug is similar to the Type F plug, but doesn’t feature the twin earth strip running along the … Continue reading

Type F Plug

The Type F plug is commonly known as a Schuko plug – mainly used in Germany, Austria and the Netherlands (but also worldwide: a full list of countries that use the type F plug can be found below). The Type … Continue reading

Type G Plug

The Type G plug is the main plug used in the UK, Ireland, Malta and Hong Kong (among other countries; a full list can be found below). The Type G plug has 3 rectangular pins (the earth pin being larger … Continue reading

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