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PostPosted: Sun Jan 02, 2022 5:50 pm 

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First-timer in the e-waste scrapping world here
I'm cleaning out an office and have this box of misc. wire. I see that there is a separate paid category for connector ends, but other than the pics it isn't very descriptive. I live close enough to drop everything off and don't have to worry about shipping costs. Are there certain types of ends that I should just leave on the wire? And am I correct in reading that power cord ends and USB ends should remain on? Thanks in advance for the help!


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 03, 2022 3:39 pm 
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Connector ends constitutes any connector with gold pins.


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 03, 2022 3:58 pm 

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Gotcha, thanks. Is there a good way of telling for sure if it's gold or not? Or just based on looking? And then I assume just leave the ends on if they aren't gold?


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 03, 2022 5:39 pm 
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Brass is extremely uncommon. Copper even less.
If it looks like gold (plated) pins it likely is.


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 03, 2022 7:54 pm 

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Ok, will the female side be good then too, or will it just be the male end?


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 03, 2022 9:31 pm 
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Generally if the male end is gold the female is as well, per cable.


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