Cables and Wire

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Stranded 26-awg wires with male or female terminations for use with 0.1″ (2.54 mm) headers and breadboards. Available in a variety of lengths and in 10 different colors.

Premium stranded wires with male or female terminals for use with 0.1″ (2.54 mm) headers and breadboards. Available in a variety of lengths and in 10 different colors. Works with crimp connector housings to make custom cables.

Housings with 0.1″ (2.54 mm) spacings that easily snap onto wires with pre-crimped terminals to make custom cables.

Bulk stranded hook-up wire in a variety of gauges and colors. The convenient mini spools are all filled, so the wire lengths range from 40 to 100 feet (12 to 30 meters), depending on thickness.

Pre-cut wires that make your prototype breadboard circuits quick to assemble, neat, and reliable.

An assortment of JR- and Futaba-compatible servo extension and splitter cables.


Products in category “Cables and Wire”

Pololu item #: 2172
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This style of high-current connector is commonly used with the 7.2V sub-C battery packs that power many RC cars. The connector is keyed so that power cannot be reversed, and a latch secures the connection so that it will not become disconnected. This female Tamiya connector has 10cm 14-AWG leads with stripped and tinned terminations.

Pololu item #: 2173
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This style of high-current connector is commonly used with the 7.2V battery packs that power many RC cars. The connector is keyed so that power cannot be reversed, and a latch secures the connection so that it will not become disconnected. This male Tamiya connector has 10cm 14-AWG leads with stripped and tinned terminations.

Pololu item #: 2178
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This connector, a smaller version of the female Tamiya plug, is commonly used with battery packs for RC applications. The connector is keyed so that power cannot be reversed, and a latch secures the connection so that it will not become disconnected. This female mini Tamiya connector has 10 cm 18-AWG leads with stripped and tinned terminations.

Pololu item #: 2179
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This connector, a smaller version of the male Tamiya plug, is commonly used with battery packs for RC applications. The connector is keyed so that power cannot be reversed, and a latch secures the connection so that it will not become disconnected. This male mini Tamiya connector has 10 cm 18-AWG leads with stripped and tinned terminations.

Pololu item #: 2180
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This female JST RCY plug, also called a BEC connector, has 10 cm 20-AWG leads with stripped and tinned terminations. The connector is keyed so that power cannot be reversed.

Pololu item #: 2181
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This male JST RCY plug, also called a BEC connector, has 10 cm 20-AWG leads with stripped and tinned terminations. The connector is keyed so that power cannot be reversed.

Pololu item #: 117
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This 12-inch (30-cm) cable has 26 AWG wires and a 3-pin female JST PH-style connector that mates with the connector on 3-pin Sharp analog distance sensors. The other ends of the wires are unterminated; they can be cut to length to match your application. The wire color scheme matches the Sharp distance sensor pinout: red for power, black for ground, and white for signal.

Pololu item #: 1799
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This 12-inch (30-cm) cable has 26 AWG wires with a 3-pin female JST PH-style connector that mates with the connector on 3-pin Sharp analog distance sensors. The other ends of the wire are terminated with male pins for 0.1" housing. The wire color scheme matches the Sharp distance sensor pinout: red for power, black for ground, and white for signal.

Pololu item #: 1798
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This 12-inch (30-cm) cable has 26 AWG wires and a 3-pin female JST PH-style connector that mates with the connector on 3-pin Sharp analog distance sensors. The other ends of the wire are terminated with female pins for 0.1" housing. The wire color scheme matches the Sharp distance sensor pinout: red for power, black for ground, and white for signal.

Pololu item #: 1116
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This 5.5" (14cm) cable has two 26AWG conductors with a 2mm-pitch 2-pin female JST PH-style connector. The other ends of the wires are unterminated; they can be cut to length to match your application. The red and black wires are twisted together to reduce noise.

Pololu item #: 1164
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This 6" (15cm) cable has two 26AWG conductors with a 2.5mm-pitch 2-pin female JST XH-style connector. The spacing is very close to 0.1", which means this connector will work with 0.1" male header pins and standard perfboards and solderless breadboards. The other ends of the wires are unterminated; they can be cut to length to match your application. The red and black wires are twisted together to reduce noise.

Pololu item #: 972
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This 12" (30 cm), 6-conductor ribbon cable has a female 2×3 IDC connector on each end that is designed to plug into a 0.100" (2.54 mm) 2×3 shrouded box header. It can also be used with 0.100" male header pins.

Pololu item #: 973
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This 20" (50 cm), 16-conductor ribbon cable has a female 2×8 IDC connector on each end that is designed to plug into a 0.100" (2.54 mm) 2×8 shrouded box header. It can also be used with 0.100" male header pins.

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Pololu item #: 2072
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This Micro-USB cable is extremely thin (2mm diameter), light, and flexible, which makes it easier to use than bulkier cables that tend to take up more desk space and pull small devices off tables. The 6 ft (1.8 m) cable is terminated on one end by a Type-A USB plug and on the other by a Micro-B USB plug. Note that this cable is only capable of low- and full-speed USB, not high-speed USB.

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Pololu item #: 2073
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This Micro-USB cable is 6 ft (1.8 m) long and is terminated on one end by a Type-A USB plug and on the other by a Micro-B USB plug. This cable works with high-speed USB devices.

Pololu item #: 1938
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This Micro-USB cable is extremely thin (2mm diameter), light, and flexible, which makes it easier to use than bulkier cables that tend to take up more desk space and pull small devices off tables. The 5 ft (1.5 m) cable is terminated on one end by a Type-A USB plug and on the other by a Micro-B USB plug. Note that this cable is only capable of low- and full-speed USB, not high-speed USB.

Pololu item #: 1939
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This Micro-USB cable is 5 ft (1.5 m) long and is terminated on one end by a Type-A USB plug and on the other by a Micro-B USB plug. This cable works with high-speed USB devices.

Pololu item #: 1129
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This Mini-USB cable is extremely thin (2mm diameter), light, and flexible, which makes it easier to use than bulkier cables that tend to take up more desk space and pull small devices off tables. It is six feet long (1.8 m) and has a male Type-A connector and a male Mini-B connector. Note that this cable is not capable of high-speed USB.

Pololu item #: 130
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This Mini-USB cable is six feet long (1.8 m) and has a male Type-A connector on one end and a male Mini-B connector on the other. This cable works with high-speed USB devices.

Pololu item #: 129
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This six-foot straight-through DB9 extension cable has a male connector on one end and a female connector on the other.

Pololu item #: 1238
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These 6" (15 cm), six-conductor cables can be used to chain together ShiftBrite or ShiftBar modules. The cable wires are colored to match the ShiftBrite pin-out, with black for ground and red for power. The cable is composed of stranded 26 AWG wires and has female 0.1" 6×1 connectors on both ends.

Pololu item #: 1239
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These 12" (30 cm), six-conductor cables can be used to chain together ShiftBrite or ShiftBar modules. The cable wires are colored to match the ShiftBrite pin-out, with black for ground and red for power. The cable is composed of stranded 26 AWG wires and has female 0.1" 6×1 connectors on both ends.

Pololu item #: 1237
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These 24" (60 cm), six-conductor cables can be used to chain together ShiftBrite or ShiftBar modules. The cable wires are colored to match the ShiftBrite pin-out, with black for ground and red for power. The cable is composed of stranded 26 AWG wires and has female 0.1" 6×1 connectors on both ends.

Pololu item #: 2315
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This 10 ft (3 m) extension cable is designed to work with LACTxP linear actuators with feedback. One end of the cable is terminated with male power and feedback connectors that securely snap into the actuator’s female power and feedback connectors. The other end has the same female connectors as the linear actuator’s cable; you can cut off these connectors and solder the five wire leads directly to your project, or you use crimp pins and crimp connector housings to make your own custom connector.