Adafruit: terminal blocks
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Adafruit: terminal blocks

by davidh on Fri Aug 03, 2012 11:57 pm

Hi,,
Do the wires connected to a two pin terminal block connect to each other at the block?

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Re: Adafruit: terminal blocks

by adafruit_support_bill on Sat Aug 04, 2012 5:17 am

Are you talking about this terminal block? http://www.adafruit.com/products/724
The two terminals are electrically isolated from one another.
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Re: Adafruit: terminal blocks

by davidh on Sat Aug 04, 2012 6:00 am

yes. Thanks!
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Re: Adafruit: terminal blocks

by davidh on Wed Aug 08, 2012 1:57 pm

I thought they connected two wires together but now I am not sure what they would be used for in a perma board. Would you give me an example of how it would be used on a perma board

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Re: Adafruit: terminal blocks

by adafruit_support_bill on Wed Aug 08, 2012 2:09 pm

You would use it to connect two wires to adjacent traces on the board. For example:
    Power & ground.
    Sensor input wires for a 2-wire sensor.
    Output wires for LEDs, motors or other 2-wire devices.
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Re: Adafruit: terminal blocks

by davidh on Wed Aug 08, 2012 4:08 pm

I guess then you would screw some wires in at the top of the terminal
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Re: Adafruit: terminal blocks

by Wody on Wed Aug 08, 2012 6:38 pm

They are used for example in the motorshield, there's a few pictures of them in use at http://www.ladyada.net/make/mshield/use.html
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Re: Adafruit: terminal blocks

by davidh on Wed Aug 08, 2012 9:37 pm

Thanks, for the help :D
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