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GeneralI learned something new today. Pin
OriginalGriff22-Sep-19 10:16
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I'm building a box to house my 3D printer, and I wanted a 12V supply to power LEDs and a extractor fan - so I raided the "dead phone" box and grabbed a barrel connector PSU and started looking for a panel mount female 5.5mm OD.

That's when I discovered there are two types: ID or 2.1mm or ID or 2.5mm.

And a little research* gave me the "official test" to find out which is which.
Grab a toothpick, break it in half. Stuff it in the hole in the middle. Turn it upside down. If it falls out, it's 2.5mm, if it doesn't, it's 2.1mm.
Because there is an standard for the thickness of round toothpicks: 2.1 to 2.2mm


And that's what I learned today: someone, somewhere, documented the size of a wooden stick ... and everybody went along with it. Laugh | :laugh:


* OK, OK ... a quick Google
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