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Connector Glossary

Below are some of the many connectors in the powersport industry, including pictures of the male and female ends.

Alligator Clips

Mostly used as a temporary connection for vehicle battery terminals.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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Amp BMW Right Angle

This connector plugs into factory sockets on BMW motorcycles from the early 90's until mid 2005.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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Amp Superseal 2-Pin

Found on some Ducati models and Giali heated clothing. Superseal series 1.5

Male

Pinout

Amp Superseal 2-Pin Powerlet missing image

Female

Pinout

Amp Superseal 2-Pin Powerlet missing image
 
Battery Terminals

The electrical connection point on the battery.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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Black T

Uses 1/4" spade terminals in a "T" configuration. Used by Powrelet and some vehicle manufacturers like Victory, Aprilia and Triumph. (Same as white T in all ways but color.)

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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Bullet

These connectors are found on some Kawasaki vehicles.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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Cigarette Cable 22.2mm

Powerlet only uses 21mm for a tight fit, 22.2mm have loose fit and may disconnect with vibration.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

Cigarette Cable 22.2mm missing image
 
Cigarette Cable Mount

Powerlet only uses 21mm for a tight fit, 22.2mm have loose fit and may disconnect with vibration.

Male

Pinout

Cigarette Cable Powerlet missing image

Female

Pinout

Cigarette Cable Powerlet missing image
 
Cigarette Panel Automotive

Powerlet only uses 21mm for a tight fit, 22.2mm have loose fit and may disconnect with vibration.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

Cigarette Panel Mount 22.2mm Connector missing image
 
Cigarette Panel Powerlet

Powerlet only uses 21mm for a tight fit, 22.2mm have loose fit and may disconnect with vibration.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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Coax 1032

Found on some Magellan GPS units these connectors are 1.0mm x 3.2mm.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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Coax 1335

Used by many radar detectors and some Magellan GPS units these connectors are 1.3mm x 3.5mm.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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Coax 2155

Found on Chatterbox and Mix-It mixers, these connectors are 2.1mm x 5.5mm.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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Coax 2555

Primarily used by heated clothing these barrel connectors are 2.5mm x 5.5mm x10mm.

Male

Pinout

Coax 2.5mm x 5.5mm Connector missing image

Female

Pinout

Coax 2.5mm x 5.5mm Female Connector missing image
 
Compatible With Powerlet 15 A

Fully compatible with Powerlet connectors, these 15 amp connectors follow the DIN ISO standard.

Male

Pinout

Powerlet Plug 15 A Powerlet Type 15 A Pinout

Female

Pinout

Powerlet Socket 15 A Powerlet Type 15 A Pinout
 
Compatible With Powerlet 5 A

Physically compatible with Powerlet connectors, these are not electrically DIN ISO compliant.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

Powerlet Type 5 A Powerlet Type 5 A Pinout
 
Deutsch 4-Pin

Found on many Harley-Davidsons.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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Garmin 18-Pin Flat

Found on many Garmin models including C 530, and the Nuvi 660.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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Garmin 4-Pin Flat

3.3 Volt

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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Garmin 4-Pin Round

Found on many older Garmin models.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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Garmin 4-Pin Round Mini

Found on Garmin Rhino models.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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Garmin 4-Pin Round Zumo

Found on Garmin Zumo models.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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Garmin 7-Pin Flat

Found on many Garmin models including the 2610, 2720, and 2820.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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Garmin 9-Pin Round

Found on many Garmin models including 276, 376 and 478.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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Garmin Mini USB

Physically like a standard miniUSB however this has an internal resistor to trigger power circuit.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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Hitachi 2-Pin

Found on GL1500's behind the front glove box.

Male

Pinout

Hitachi 2-Pin Honda Goldwing missing image

Female

Pinout

Hitachi 2-Pin Connector Honda Goldwing missing image
 
Hitachi 3-Pin

Found on GL1800's behind the front glove box.

Male

Pinout

Hitachi 3-Pin Connector Honda Goldwing missing image

Female

Pinout

Hitachi 3-Pin Connector Honda Goldwing missing image
 
iPhone 3G 3Gs

Used on 2009 Apple iPhones and iPods

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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iPod

iPod docking connector.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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micro-USB

Smaller than a mini USB the retention fingers are on the male (cable side) unlike the mini USB that has them on the female (device side).

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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mini-USB

Used to power or charge many cell phones, PDA's, GPS units and more. 500mA maximum.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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Molex - House Type

White "house" shaped connector. Used by older Battery Tender chargers and many trickle chargers.

Male

Pinout

Molex - House Type Connector missing image

Female

Pinout

Molex - House Type Connector missing image
 
Molex - Toy Car Type

Found on OptiMate and AccuMate battery chargers. Charger has a male housing with female pins.

Male

Pinout

Molex - Toy Car Type Connector missing image

Female

Pinout

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Packard 1-pin

Used on Harley Davidson B+ connections.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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Powerlet 15 A

Powersport Standard Connectors are fully DIN ISO standard compliant. Rated for 15 amps.

Male

Pinout

Powerlet Connector Powerlet Straight Plug Pinout

Female

Pinout

Powerlet Connector Powerlet Socket Pinout
 
Powerlet Cable Mounted

Cable Mounted (PSO-004) Powerlet socket.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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Powerlet Low Profile

Powersport Standard Connectors are available in both a low profile plug and low profile socket.

Male

Pinout

Powerlet Low Profile Connector Powerlet Low Profile Plug Pinout

Female

Pinout

Powerlet Low Profile Connector Powerlet Low Profile Socket Pinout
 
RJ-11

Found on Escort, Valentine 1 and some Beltronics radar detectors this connector is 0.38" wide.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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SAE 2-Pin

Often called "trailer connectors", these are used on Powerlet Luggage Electrix, Battery Tenders, Yuasa battery chargers and some heated clothing.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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TomTom Rider

Used on the TomTom motorcycle GPS units.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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White T

Uses 1/4" spade terminals in a "T" configuration. Used by Powrelet and some vehicle manufacturers like Victory, Aprilia and Triumph.

Male

Pinout

Powerlet White T Connector White T Connector Pinout

Female

Pinout

Powerlet White T Connector White T Connector Pinout
 
Widder

These non-polarized connectors are used on Widder heated clothing. Easy to reverse polarity.

Male

Pinout

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Female

Pinout

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