MCM Electronics

DB-9 Diecast Metal D-Sub Hood By Distributed By MCM (SH158-9) MCM Part #83-13045

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  • DB-9 D-sub hood
  • Diecast metal construction
  • Screws for locking connector in place

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Part Numbers
MCM Part #:83-13045
Distributed By MCM Part #:SH158-9
Package Specifications & Dimensions
Weight:0.1825 lbs.
RoHS Comp:Yes
Warranty:180 days
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Length:0.394 in.
Width:3.15 in.
Height:3.15 in.
Shipping Information
Extra Shipping Charge:No
Drop Ship:No

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    on 6/5/2014

    Extremely poor quality metal hood

    Overall: 1.5 out of 5

    I bought the DB9 hoods for an install I was doing and the hoods were especially difficult to assemble. The tolerances of the metal parts were poor so the two sides didn't go together easily. When I installed the first cable I was using a jeweler's screwdriver to screw in the mounting screws onto the standoffs on either side of the chassis mounted female DB9 and BOTH of the SCREWS BROKE OFF IN THE STANDOFFS! I have installed probably several hundred DB25 connectors and I have only had a few screws break on me before and only when using a large handled screw driver with a lot of force. The broken off threading was impossible to remove from the standoffs so I will need to replace the standoffs, which probably means I will need to unrack the Cranesong Avocet that I was installing and open the chassis. Big time waster.

    A lot of time manufacturers include a set of 4/40 or metric thumbscrews which alleviates the problem because you can screw the connectors in without using a tool.