Need to buy connectors for a switch - Please Advise.

Simon Belmont /

Hi, I need to wire a switch onto my ped but I have to purchase special connectors that would fit on these small pins, I tried soldering the wires on directly but it was a total mess - plastic on the switch melted due to heat and switch was ruined.

Please tell me what kind of connectors are needed that would fit on these small pins.

I don't need 3-in-1 connectors just a single connectors that would fit on each pin.

An amazon link would be appreciated, thank you so much!

Re: Need to buy connectors for a switch - Please Advise.

Simon Belmont /

Would these work? or do they have to be even smaller?

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07GGVBQTN/

Re: Need to buy connectors for a switch - Please Advise.

Dirty30 Dillon /

Those are solder terminals, there are no quick discos for that male leg.

If you're melting plastic, then you need to spend less time with the iron on there

Re: Need to buy connectors for a switch - Please Advise.

Simon Belmont /

They were originally designed to be inserted into a block with female connectors (the reason you don't see any plastic around them is because I removed it to have easier access to the pins, I'm just wondering if the amazon link for connectors I shown earlier would fit these pins.

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Dirty30 Dillon /

So I don't truly understand why you stripped away the plastic portion, but in that case you know that a micro-crimp termination would fit, although the crimo tool is much more expensive.

The smallest one in that set is 2.8mm, so measure the terminal you have and compare? Whether it slides over and whether it holds on, are two different things.

Re: Need to buy connectors for a switch - Please Advise.

If the female fits nicely width wise , the bite for thickness can be adjusted .

And , I've never used one of those fancy crimp tools .

Just snug the connector on the wire and add a touch of solder . They never seem to give way . ;)

Re: Need to buy connectors for a switch - Please Advise.

Simon Belmont /

Hey I solved this!

I found an extra block with wires laying around, took out 3 wires with metal connectors from it - yes they are 2.8mm, all I had to do was squeeze connectors just a little to make a tight fit, attach them onto the pins, then slide heat-shrink tubing on top so the little terminals don't make contact to each other and it works perfectly, shrinking the tubing will make tight connection to the wire.

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Richard Eberline /

Yes that pack will fit. You will need the fancy pliers. amazon sells them or ebay. I have wired a few bikes/mopeds. watch a video and do some test crimps.

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> Dirty30 Dillon Wrote:

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> Those are solder terminals, there are no quick discos for that male leg.

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> If you're melting plastic, then you need to spend less time with the

> iron on there

Hes not using any flux

Re: Need to buy connectors for a switch - Please Advise.

Brad William /

> live ɘvil Wrote:

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> > iron on there

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> Hes not using any flux

...and use a screaming hot iron. Get on and off the solder joint FAST. if all else fails use foresepts on the metal as a heat sink between the solder and the plastic parts.

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> Brad William Wrote:

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> ...and use a screaming hot iron. Get on and off the solder joint FAST.

> if all else fails use foresepts on the metal as a heat sink between the

> solder and the plastic parts.

True that^^

When you decide to get flux do NOT use acid core. Must be safe for copper wiring. (edited)

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