[time-nuts] Thunderbolt power connector crimper
artgodwin at gmail.com
Mon Jun 8 13:35:58 UTC 2015
The PA-09 crimp tool will do a lot of smaller crimps, even the small JST
sizes. There's also a bigger one available.
On Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 12:53 PM, George Dubovsky <n4ua.va at gmail.com> wrote:
> I had not realized that those ubiquitous AMP crimpers of yore were now ebay
> curiosities, but this is what I was referring to in my earlier e-mail:
> geo - n4ua
> On Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 7:44 AM, George Dubovsky <n4ua.va at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Matt,
> > Any of the AMP Service Tools - I have the I and II - will work. Positions
> > A and B (for the conductor and the insulation respectively) on Service
> > I or E and B on Service Tool II will work nicely. I suspect there are
> > of other "generic" crimpers that will do the job as well. Heck, for just
> > one connector, needle-nose pliers, a good magnifier, a soldering iron,
> > a dictionary of curse words will suffice... ;-)
> > Good luck.
> > 73,
> > geo - n4ua
> > On Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 6:29 AM, Matt Robert <matt.robert at gmail.com>
> >> Hi Guys,
> >> I am currently in the process of completing my Thunderbolt project and I
> >> need to find a suitable crimper to attach wires to the pins that go
> >> the power connector.
> >> The only reference I can find is on this page here (
> >> http://www.prc68.com/I/ThunderBolt.shtml) that talks about the official
> >> Molex tool which is scarily expensive, and the page also mentioned a
> >> Radioshack tool that I can't find any further details on.
> >> Can someone please point me in the right direction of a suitable crimper
> >> for the Molex 538-16-02-0103 pins.
> >> Cheers,
> >> Matt
> >> VK2LK
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