How-to Guide: Index

What it means: male und female

The term "male" means all connections with raised contacts such as connectors or pins.

Examples of male connectors:


Sub-D-Stecker 15-polig

DB25-Stecker (serieller Anschluss oder SCSI)

DVi-Stecker male


In contrast, the term "female" is used for all contacts with sockets.

Examples of female connectors:


VGA- und DVi-Buchse