Circular DIN connectors are standardised electrical connectors designed under German standards. They possess a 13.2 mm diameter metal shield and have a notch that restricts the orientation of how the male plug and female socket connect. The connectors are specifically named so because the plugs feature a circular metal coating around straight round pins.
Circular DIN connectors are designed with amazing international standard features. Some of the most important features of circular DIN connectors include:
Circular DIN connectors are designed based on German electrical standards.
These types of connectors have high-frequency capabilities.
They have a metal shell around their plugs to offer a protective covering.
Circular DIN connectors feature notched and rounded terminators.
Circular DIN connectors are primarily used in consumer electronics, particularly for devices involving analogue audio signals. Previously, circular DIN connectors had popular applications in analogue theatrical lighting control, video game consoles, and home computers as well. Other present and popular applications in the consumer electronics sector include: