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stamped contact A contact which is stamped from a flat sheet of metal and then formed through a progressive die.
Standoff A protrusion at the bottom of the connector used to raise it off the PCB to aid in board inspection, flux removal and cleaning.
STP Shielded Twisted Pair - Type of copper wires that are wound together to cancel the effect of electrical noise.
strain-relief A connector accessory used to give protection to the IDT connections when installing or extracting the cable assembly.
Strip To remove insulation from a wire or cable
surface mount A connector attached directly to the surface of a printed circuit board, rather than by means of holes through the board.