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Here they are on Amazon Qibaok Crimping Tool Kit Ratcheting Crimper with 1550PCS 2.54mm Dupont Connectors and 760pcs 2.54mm JST-XH Connectors for AWG 26-20(0.1-0.5mm²) [link]
Qibaok Crimping Tool Kit Ratcheting Crimper with 1550PCS 2.54mm Dupont Connectors and 760pcs 2.54mm JST-XH Connectors for AWG 26-20(0.1-0.5mm²) [link]
These types of wires are not meant to be soldered, best method is crimping. This looks like it might be the right setup for you, but there's a few different sizes of these kinds of connectors so it's hard to be 100% sure:
I put the link in another reply already but here you go Qibaok Crimping Tool Kit Ratcheting Crimper with 1550PCS 2.54mm Dupont Connectors and 760pcs 2.54mm JST-XH Connectors for AWG 26-20(0.1-0.5mm²) [link]
Idk how far along you are in the process, but order way more nuts and screws than you think you will need. I've had to reorder them multiple times now and it's so annoying. Lots of drop in bolts for the extrusion and a little set of M3 screws has been an awesome help.
Just being careful and making sure to measure ten times and cut once, making sure everything lines up perfectly was really important for me to ensure as clean an outcome as possible.
One thing that has been an absolute lifesaver in organization (even though it looks like I have none) has been a nice set of JST connectors. I bought this kit on Amazon and wow is it so nice to make everything super cut and clean for this printer, everything clips in nicely and can be cut to exact length. Makes everything look a lot more professional.
Other than that, not sure off the top of my head, it's been a really long ride for me so far, so I'm sure I've forgotten a lot of things. I have been keeping a little build log if you're interested. It's been a little since I've updated it, but it has a lot of my research and process so far.
Edit: here's the Amazon link to the kit I bought, I'm in love with it
Can you link the LED strip? Maybe it's a 12V one? Just be careful you don't break things by plugging a 5V strip into a 12V header. If you are sure they are electrically compatible, you can make yourself an adapter or cut off the connector from the LED strip and put your own connector on it. You can get kits like this one: [link]
Awesome kit dude!
Do yourself a solid and invest in a jst crimping kit like this
The key is to make sure there are male and female tabs in the kit.
It allows you to make the cables plug directly into your arduino with clean looking headers. Skip the breadboard and make custom harnesses!
So here is the kit I bought, comes with 1550 Dupont (1pin -10pin) and 760 JST-XH (2pin - 6pin) and the Crimping tool... $30 total. 2.54mm pin spacing so it will fit onto Matek/etc FC pins and servo connectors. Link below:
Qibaok Crimping Tool Kit... [link]
This here. But honestly... What do the cable do right now? Need to know that.
Edit: Just hit me. It's the front panel? Can easily rearrange the pins for it to fit in that case. Actually done the reverse for a Z420 when I moved it into an aftermarket case.
Edit 2: This is way more than what ya need, but for new heads this set could work:
Ironic the same stuff I got here in Japan when I did some other stuff.
So you'd either use a couple 2 pin to make the cabling just as an aftermarket case of a big 10(2x5) pin to rearrange them all depending on the motherboard.
Could even just attach metal part directly if cheap.
Buy this kit or one like it...
You can order a kit of the connectors and replace the connector itself instead of the entire cable
Qibaok Crimping Tool Kit... [link]
Highly recommend buying This and This
I got this connector kit for swapping out the louder stock fans on the printer, so figured instead of ordering the correct BLTouch kit, I might be able to modify it. [link]
This kit from amazon should take care of you. There's tons of videos on how to use jst crimpers. This listing also has a guide
There are two main types for PCB connection: JST and Dupont. The standard PCB size would be a 2.54mm pitch.
JST (Japan Solderless Terminal) is probably what you're looking for. I bought this kit on Amazon that also has Dupont connectors. The crimping tool makes life easier for making your own cables.
There are also terminal connectors for connecting wire groups together.
You can use a kit like this to re-crimp on connectors. These are the type of connectors used for front panel connectors.
Additionally, if you wanna do it cheap, you could just use a couple cables from this to extend the pins you want individually.
great kit for the connectors you will need
This is the kit I bought that came with male Dupont pins...
Would you happen to know if I should buy the 26-18 or 26-20? Link here
Get a kit and make your own: Dupont Connector Kit
After I found this tutorial it's easy: Making Dupont Wires
Thanks for the info...
So assuming I bought https://www.amazon.com/Qibaok-Crimping-Ratcheting-Connectors-0-1-0-5mm²/dp/B07ZK5F8HP/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=2.54+JST-XH+crimper+kit&qid=1595785381&sr=8-2
would this set me up reasonably to deal both with pi gpio pins and the SKR? Recognizing the crimper is likely just, but for a couple of crimps a year I can tolerate crap tools.
I hate to sound like an idiot, but frankly all these little connectors drive me batty.
Your computer will operate/boot fine. However, your 2nd USB port for the front panel (assuming this is where that connector goes) will not transfer data. If you intend on using it as is, remove the exposed wire and secure it to the rest of the bundle.
The blue wire is your Data (-) negative wire for the 2nd USB port.
If you wish to repair it yourself, you'd need to strip that specific wire back and crimp on a new Dupont Crimp (the pin/terminal) in the connector. Following that, you'd insert the new terminal into the connector and boom (assuming the old one is out/missing). You can use a very small screw driver or tweezer end to press down the tab and remove it instead of buying the specific tool. You're done.
Just the terminal - DuPont Style Pin/Terminal
Granted, you can always contact Thermaltake and see if they'll just replace that cable outright if it's easily replaceable.