DIP jumper? Fuse? What the heck is it?

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by GopherT, Sep 29, 2015.

  1. GopherT

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    Anybody ever seen these before? What are they called? Got them in a box of chips from an estate sale. Circa 1970-85

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  2. nerdegutta

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    I can not see any images, please check link/url.
     
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  3. nsaspook

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    Program headers, those are old school.
    We use them all the time to set addresses/configurations on networked boards instead of using DIP switches. Cut the
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    with a small diagonal cutter to open the connection for a 1 or 0.
    Most of the newer styles look like this.

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    http://www.arieselec.com/products/data/16004-program-header.htm
     
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  4. GopherT

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    Setting addresses, makes sense.

    Thanks!
     
  5. Aleph(0)

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    Yes exactly! They like itsy bitsy mechanically programmed PROM without sense amps and all that:D
     
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