Mosaic offers convenient low-cost cables and adapters for prototyping and product development.
QCard/PDQ Board OEM power cable
Part No. 7P-PowerCable
This 18 inch (46 cm) cable facilitates easy power application to the QCard or PDQ Board controllers when they are mounted in your OEM instruments. One end of a 7-wire ribbon cable is unterminated while the other terminates with crimp pins in a 2mm Molex socket. The socket plugs into the power header of the PDQ Board or QCard controller. You generally won't need this cable if you power the PDQ Board or QCard from a DockingPanel, but it is useful if you operate the board separately.
USB to RS-232 adapter
Part No. ADAP-USBRS
Connects any PCs USB 2.0 port into an RS-232 DB-9 male port for connection to any Mosaic controller. Type A male to 1 DB-9 male, includes 2.5' cable, Windows 98se/2000/XP/Vista Mac os 8.6/9.x/10.x support, 1 Mbps transfer rate.96 byte buffer. Includes a CD with a driver that must be installed before use. The driver may also be downloaded from FTDI Chip here.
9-Pin QED serial communication cable
Part No. QED-COM-CABLE-9
This 12 inch (30.5 cm) ribbon cable interfaces a 10-pin communications header to two 9-pin female RS-232 PC-compatible serial connectors, allowing connection to the Serial 1 and Serial 2 ports of the QED Board, QCard Controller, or PDQ Boards.
9-pin PC serial cable
Part No. PCC9-232
A 6' long 9-pin male to 9-pin female cable. Interfaces the 9-pin female RS-232 connector on your Mosaic controller to a 9-pin male PC-compatible serial connector.
25-Pin PC serial cable
Part No. PCC25-232
A 6' long 25-pin male to 25-pin female cable. Interfaces the 25-pin female RS-232 connector on the Docking Panel to a 25-pin male PC-compatible serial connector.
Handheld DB9F to DB25M adapter
Part No. HHADAP-9F25M
Allows the 9-pin PC serial cable (Part No PCC9-232) to connect to the Mosaic Handheld's bottom-mounted DB-25M serial connector.
Mosaic Handheld 40-Pin Interconnect Cable
Part No. HH-CABLE-40
Board interconnect cable terminated with low-profile .050" (1,27MM) male and female connectors. This cable is useful for development of the Mosaic Handheld, allowing for unit operation while disassembled.
Wildcard Interconnect Cable
Price: $5.00 ea
IDC-socket-terminated, 2" (5cm) long, 24 conductor ribbon cable for connecting the field headers of adjacent Wildcards.
Prototyping cable set
Part No. DP-Proto-Cable
To facilitate prototyping, we offer a cable manufacturing kit, which includes:
- Two 12" flat ribbon cables with mounted 24-pin IDC sockets for connecting to Mosaic Wildcards;
- 36" 24-pin flat ribbon cable for custom cable manufacturing;
- Four additional 24-pin IDC sockets for custom cable manufacturing.
For current specifications see Ribbon Cable Current Rating.
High current ribbon cable connector
Part No. IDC24-26AWG-24IN
This 24 inch ribbon cable with attached high reliability 24-position IDC connector is ideal for making field connections to the Power I/O Wildcard or PWM Driver Wildcard. The ribbon cable uses a heavier gauge than normal (26AWG vs 28AWG) for greater current capability, and the 3M™ 891 Series IDC socket offers the highest reliability and current capability available. For maximum current specifications and a discussion of current distribution among wires, see Ribbon Cable Current Rating.
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