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    Does anybody know what this plug & socket is called?

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    It's a 12V connector connected hooked up to both the pumps & lights of an Oase Water Quintet Fountain:
    https://www.oase-livingwater.com/en_...000170358.html

    I remember growing up seeing a stereo version of this plug on an old VOX valve-based amplifier. For stereo, there is another identical small pin on the other side of the large pin IIRC.
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    I Name thee Bill. Other than that, I have not seen one of those before.


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    2 pin DIN plugs. Here is a link, but they are available many other places.

    https://www.newark.com/mcm/cn00767/s...OPPING-38C8970

    https://www.amazon.com/CESS-2-Pin-Fe...84KT333HZV3HC3
    Last edited by mrGrumpy; 10-17-2019 at 07:16 PM.
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    I was going to say DIN at first. But the pins look too fat for DIN connectors. These remind me of the EBY connectors the kodak slide projectors used to use for the pickle connection.

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    I have ordered some DIN's - thanks! Will post back whether it's the right thing.
    2019: ??? pixels, 24 E682's. Centralized 24v power distribution.
    2018: 2000 pixels, 2 E682's. 4 LOR
    2017: 33069 pixels, 20 E682's. 50 A/C with 2 LOR
    ...
    2011: 64 A/C channels with 5 LOR

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    Those were used as speaker connectors in HiFi equipment back in the 70s and 80s. Very popular in Europe.
    So, search for 2 pin speaker HiFi connector
    Last edited by RobG; 10-18-2019 at 07:39 PM.

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