What Is a Male Connector?

November 2, 2022

A male connector, also known as a plug, has one or more exposed pieces of a conductor. This connector is attached to a cable or wire and has pins instead of holes and plugs into a female connector (jack). When a male connector is unplugged, the unshielded electrical connections are visible. The most common male connector is a plug on standard electrical appliances.

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