> Anon wrote:
>> Can any of you recommend a specific component for the 6-pin RJ12 jack that
>> connects to the PIC ICD2 debugger (manufacturer & part#). I need a PCB
>> mounted one (through hole or SMD). There seems to be many options:
>> positions, contacts loaded, contacts per port, # of ports. I am not sure
>> if "modular jack" refers to RJ-11 or RJ-12. I know the ICD requires an
>> RJ-12. Thanks
> Bob Axtell wrote:
>> Yep. AMP/Tyco makes a quality mate (AMP#5555163-1), Digikey # A31420-ND.
>> They have a slightly faded PDF of the footprint, too at DK.
> It looks like that particular connector is out of stock. I used the AMP's
> 555165-1, which Digikey has 7161 of. It's the same connector found in
> Eagle's con-amp.lbr.
> AFAIK, the difference b/w an RJ-11 and RJ-12 is the footprint. RJ-11 can
> have a maximum of four contacts, and RJ-12 can have six. Mechanically, they
> seem to be identical (you can plug an RJ-11 into an RJ-12). Perhaps someone
> knows for sure?