Introduction to JST Connector: Connector Series and Applications

Author: Release time:2023-04-18 Source: Font: Big Middle Small View count:632

JST connector is an electrical connector, developed and produced by Japan Solderless Termina (JST). The connector has miniaturization, high reliability, easy connection and separation anti-vibration characteristics, has become one of the most common connection in the field of electronic equipment, the following is an introduction to several common JST connector series and applications.

 

JST Company

 

JST (Japan Solderless Termina) is a company specializing in the production of connectors, founded in 1957 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The company produces JST connectors in a wide range of automotive, aerospace, communications, medical equipment and other fields.

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JST has a wide range of product lines, including PCB connectors, wire-to-wire connectors, power connectors, FPC/FFC connectors, etc.. Among them, the most popular products are PH series, XH series and SH series connectors. These connectors are characterized by compactness, ease of installation, high reliability, and can be adapted to different application scenarios.

 

JST Product Series

 

JST connectors are electronic component connectors used to connect electronic devices between circuit boards and cables. JST connectors produce a wide range of products, some of the common ones are listed below:

 

PH Series


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PH series connector is a 0.5mm pitch single row connector manufactured by JST (Japan Atomic Radio Co. It is usually used for the connection between circuit boards and wires, and has the following characteristics.

 

  • Miniaturization: PH series connectors are very small and suitable for electronic devices that require compact space and can reduce the size of the device.


  • High performance: PH series connectors are made of metal material in the contact part, which has excellent electrical conductivity and stability to ensure stable operation of electronic equipment.


  • Easy to connect: PH series connectors have a simple connection method, which can be quickly installed and removed, reducing the maintenance cost of the equipment.


  • Multiple colors: PH series connectors are available in a variety of colors to help differentiate and manage wiring in electronic devices.


  • Multiple sizes: PH series connectors are available in a variety of different sizes to meet the needs of different applications.

 

PH series connectors are widely used in various electronic devices, such as computers, cell phones, cameras, audio equipment, etc., to achieve the connection between circuit boards and wires.

 

XH Series

 

XH series connector is a 2.5mm pitch single row connector manufactured by JST Japan, which is usually used for low voltage and low current applications. It has the following features.

 

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  • Miniaturization: XH series connectors are very small and suitable for electronic devices that require compact space.


  • Easy to connect: XH series connectors have simple connections for quick installation and removal, reducing equipment maintenance costs


  • Multiple colors: XH Series connectors are available in a variety of colors to help differentiate and manage wiring in electronic devices.


  • Multiple sizes: XH series connectors are available in a variety of different sizes to meet the needs of different applications


  • Low voltage and low current: XH series connectors are suitable for low voltage and low current applications, such as LED lights, electronic toys, etc.

 

Due to its miniaturization and easy connection, XH series connectors are widely used in various electronic devices.

 

VH Series

 

VH series connector is a 3.96mm pitch single row connector produced by JST Japan, usually used for high power, high current applications. It has the following features.

 

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  • High current: VH series connectors can withstand high currents and are suitable for high power and high current applications.


  • Stability: VH series connectors are made of metal material in the contact part, which has excellent electrical conductivity and stability to ensure stable operation of electronic devices.


  • Easy to connect: VH series connectors have simple connections for quick installation and removal, reducing equipment maintenance costs.


  • Multiple colors: VH Series connectors are available in a variety of colors to help differentiate and manage wiring in electronic devices.


  • Multiple sizes: VH series connectors are available in a variety of sizes to meet the needs of different applications

 

Due to its high current, stability and easy connection, VH series connectors are widely used in various high-power, high-current electronic devices, such as motor controllers, power controllers, home appliances, etc.

 

NH Series

 

NH series connectors are a kind of 2.5mm pitch double row connectors produced by JST Japan, which are mainly used to connect signal lines and low current circuits, not high current circuits. NH series connectors have the following features.

 

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  • Miniaturization: NH series connectors are very small and suitable for electronic devices that require compact space.


  • Easy to connect: NH series connectors have simple connections for quick installation and removal, reducing the maintenance cost of the equipment.


  • Multiple colors: NH Series connectors are available in a variety of colors to help differentiate and manage wiring in electronic devices.


  • Multiple Sizes: NH Series connectors are available in a variety of sizes to meet the needs of different applications.


  • Dual-row connectors: NH Series connectors are dual-row connectors that can connect multiple signal lines and low-current circuits.

 

Due to its miniaturization and easy connection, NH series connectors are widely used in various electronic devices, such as computer motherboards, monitors, printers, etc.

 

SM Series

 

SM series connector is a small size connector with a pitch of 1.25 mm. It is usually used in electronic devices that require small size connections, such as digital cameras, handheld game consoles, smartphones, etc.

 

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These connectors are available in a variety of forms and sizes, including in-line, SMD and pin-in-row. They usually consist of a plastic housing, metal pins and contact pads to provide a reliable electrical connection in electronic devices.

 

SM series connectors also have good waterproof performance, which can protect the equipment from water and dust, so they are widely used in outdoor sports, automotive electronics, medical devices and other fields.

 

In short, the small size, reliability and waterproof performance of SM series connectors make them an integral part of electronic equipment design.

 

SH Series

 

SH series connector is a small size connector with 1.0mm pitch. It is typically used in electronic devices that require small size connectors, such as digital cameras, handheld game consoles, smartphones, etc.


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SH series connectors usually consist of a plastic housing, metal pins and contact pads to provide a reliable electrical connection. These connectors have the advantages of high-density connections, high reliability, and easy installation.

 

SH series connectors are also available in a variety of forms and sizes, including inline, chip and row of pins, etc. They can be taught and arranged in different pins to meet the needs of different applications.

 

In short, the small size, high density connection and reliability of SH series connectors make them an integral part of electronic equipment design.

 

ZH Series

 

The ZH series connector is a high density connector with a pitch of 1.5 mm. It is typically used in high-density electronic devices such as notebooks by computers, tablets by computers, smartphones, etc.

ZH series connectors usually consist of a plastic housing, metal pins and contact pads to provide a reliable electrical connection. This connector has the advantages of high-density connection, high reliability, and easy installation.

 

ZH series connectors are also available in a variety of forms and sizes, including in-line, SMD and pin-in-row.

 

They can meet different application requirements with different pin counts and arrangements.

 

The high-density connection, reliability and suitability for high-density electronic devices make ZH series connectors an integral part of electronic device design.

 

Applications of JST connectors

 

Cell phones and tablet PCs

 

JST connectors are widely used in portable electronic devices such as cell phones and tablets. The circuit boards of these devices are often very small and require connection of various small components such as cameras, speakers, headphone jacks, etc. The miniaturization and ease of connection and separation of JST connectors are ideal for this application. In addition, JST connectors can also be waterproof, dustproof, oil-proof and other features that can increase the durability of the device.

 

TV and audio systems

 

JST connectors are also widely used in home electronics such as TV sets and audio systems. These devices require connection of various components and sensors, such as speakers, remote control receivers, power cords, etc. The miniaturization and ease of connection and separation of JST connectors make it easy to connect these devices and increase the reliability and durability of the devices.

 

Automotive Electronics

 

JST connectors are widely used in the field of automotive electronics, because automotive electronics need to connect various sensors, controllers, engines and body parts, etc. These connectors must be able to withstand harsh operating environments, such as high temperature, high pressure, vibration and humidity, etc. JST connectors can provide a variety of waterproof, dustproof and oil-proof features to meet the requirements of automotive electronics. In addition, JST connectors can also provide highly reliable connections to ensure the stability and safety of automotive electronics.

 

Medical Equipment

 

ST connectors are widely used in medical devices. These devices need to connect various sensors, monitors, therapeutic devices, etc. The reliability and safety of the connectors are especially important in medical equipment. JST connectors can provide highly reliable connections, as well as being waterproof and dustproof, to meet the needs of medical equipment.

 

Industrial control

 

JST connectors are also widely used in industrial control. Industrial control requires the connection of various sensors, actuators, controllers, etc. In industrial control, the reliability and durability of connectors are very important because these connectors often work under harsh environmental conditions, such as high temperature, low temperature, high humidity, corrosion, etc.

 

JST connectors are widely used in industrial control because of their high reliability, low contact impedance, good water resistance, and easy installation. JST connectors commonly used in industrial control are PH series, XH series, ZH series, etc. These connectors can connect various sensors, actuators, controllers and other devices and can transmit information such as data, signals and power.

 

In industrial control, JST connectors are not only used for transmitting signals, but also for power and control signals. Therefore, they can meet the various ticket requirements in industrial control, such as motor control industrial automation, robot control, etc..

 

In short, JST connectors are one of the very important connectors in industrial control, with high reliability, durability and other advantages, are widely used in a variety of industrial control equipment.


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