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The most common type of '''jumper''' is a small plastic tab containing two sockets spaced 0.1 inch (2.5 mm) apart. The jumper fits over and shorts together pins on a header fitted to the [[PCB]]. It acts as a low-cost substitute for a switch, where the connection needs to be made only rarely made. A [[DIP switch]] performs the same function. There is no standard schematic symbol to represent a jumper.<ref>''Make: Encyclopedia of Electronic Components Volume 1: Resistors, Capacitors, Inductors, Switches, Encoders, Relays, Transistors'' by Charles Platt, Publisher: Maker Media Inc, 2012, ISBN 1449333893</ref>
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The most common type of '''jumper''' is a small plastic tab containing two sockets spaced 0.1 inch (2.5 mm) apart. The jumper fits over and shorts together pins on a [[pin header|header]] fitted to the [[PCB]]. It acts as a low-cost substitute for a switch, where the connection needs to be made only rarely made. A [[DIP switch]] performs the same function. There is no standard schematic symbol to represent a jumper.<ref>''Make: Encyclopedia of Electronic Components Volume 1: Resistors, Capacitors, Inductors, Switches, Encoders, Relays, Transistors'' by Charles Platt, Publisher: Maker Media Inc, 2012, ISBN 1449333893</ref>
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== See also ==
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* [[Wire link]]
   
 
== References ==
 
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Revision as of 12:01, 15 July 2017

The most common type of jumper is a small plastic tab containing two sockets spaced 0.1 inch (2.5 mm) apart. The jumper fits over and shorts together pins on a header fitted to the PCB. It acts as a low-cost substitute for a switch, where the connection needs to be made only rarely made. A DIP switch performs the same function. There is no standard schematic symbol to represent a jumper.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ Make: Encyclopedia of Electronic Components Volume 1: Resistors, Capacitors, Inductors, Switches, Encoders, Relays, Transistors by Charles Platt, Publisher: Maker Media Inc, 2012, ISBN 1449333893

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