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:

IDE-Buchse

VGA- und DVi-Buchse

DMS-59-Buchse