Jumpers & Shunts

Jumpers and shunts are devices used in circuits to close, open or bypass part of the circuit. Jumpers are often used in the design of printed circuit boards such as motherboards, whereas shunts have a wide range of applications, such as in Christmas tree lights where they can bypass faulty bulbs.

How do

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umpers and shunts work?

Jumpers work using pairs of contact points called jumper points to complete the circuit when the jumper sleeve is connected to them, creating another path for the current in a circuit. The jumper is electrically conductive, but usually encased in a plastic block to ensure that the jumper will not cause a short.

Shunts work by creating a low resistance path in the circuit, so that the current may pass around another point. This can be useful when one part of a circuit is defective.

Types of jumpers and shunts

Jumpers and shunts can have differing numbers of contacts and rows, as well as being of varying sizes. The contact material and plating can also differ.


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Description Price Type Number of Contacts Pitch Gender Colour Number of Rows Length Width Depth Series Contact Material Contact Plating Orientation Maximum Contact Resistance
RS Stock No. 771-0117
Mfr. Part No.65474-001LF
SGD0.535
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
Closed Top 2 2.54mm Female Blue 1 9.78mm 5.21mm 2.54mm Mini-Jump Brass Gold over Nickel Straight 15mΩ
RS Stock No. 170-8848
Mfr. Part No.65474-001LF
SGD0.452
Each (In a Bag of 500)
units
Closed Top 2 2.54mm Female Blue 1 9.78mm 5.21mm 2.54mm Mini-Jump Brass Gold over Nickel Straight 15mΩ
RS Stock No. 164-0292
Mfr. Part No.827914-3
SGD0.909
Each (In a Box of 1400)
units
Open Top 2 2.54mm Female Black - - 6mm - AMPMODU Mod IV Beryllium Copper Tin over Nickel Straight 15mΩ
RS Stock No. 668-9876
Mfr. Part No.827914-3
SGD1.313
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
Open Top 2 2.54mm Female Black - - 6mm - AMPMODU Mod IV Beryllium Copper Tin over Nickel Straight 15mΩ
RS Stock No. 245-4487
Mfr. Part No.609058200010
SGD0.747
Each (In a Bag of 50)
units
Uninsulated 2 5.08mm Male - 1 5.68mm 6.5mm - - Brass Tin over Copper Straight -
RS Stock No. 636-5347
Mfr. Part No.M22-1900046
BrandHARWIN
SGD0.35
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
Open Top 2 2mm Female Black 1 3.9mm 3.5mm 1.95mm - Beryllium Copper Tin over Nickel Straight 25mΩ
RS Stock No. 779-3080
Mfr. Part No.A3-SP(A)
BrandHirose
SGD0.567
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
Closed Top 2 2mm Female Black 1 3.95mm 3.5mm 2mm - Phosphor Bronze Gold Straight 15mΩ
RS Stock No. 173-0818
Mfr. Part No.M22-1900046
BrandHARWIN
SGD0.227
Each (In a Bag of 1000)
units
Open Top 2 2mm Female Black 1 3.9mm 3.5mm 1.95mm - Beryllium Copper Tin over Nickel Straight 25mΩ
RS Stock No. 160-3739
Mfr. Part No.D3081-B01
BrandHARWIN
SGD0.185
Each (In a Bag of 25)
units
Uninsulated - 6.35mm - - - 9mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 797-8935
Mfr. Part No.15-29-1025
BrandMolex
SGD0.724
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
Closed Top 2 2.54mm Female Black 1 5.08mm 2.54mm 8.81mm C-Grid Phosphor Bronze Gold Straight -
RS Stock No. 245-4471
Mfr. Part No.609058100010
SGD1.045
Each (In a Bag of 50)
units
Uninsulated 2 2.54mm Male - 1 3.54mm 6.5mm 1mm - Brass Tin over Copper Straight -
RS Stock No. 163-3144
Mfr. Part No.3130581000540
SGD0.31
Each (In a Box of 1000)
units
Uninsulated 2 2.54mm Male - 1 3.54mm 6.5mm 1mm - Brass Tin over Copper Straight -
RS Stock No. 674-2384
Mfr. Part No.AKSPT/G BLACK
SGD0.369
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
Open Top 2 2.54mm Female Black 1 6mm - 2.44mm - Brass Gold Straight 30mΩ
RS Stock No. 674-2393
Mfr. Part No.AKSCT/G BLACK
SGD0.369
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
Closed Top 2 2.54mm Female Black 1 6.5mm - 2.44mm - Brass Gold Straight 30mΩ
RS Stock No. 170-8849
Mfr. Part No.68786-202LF
SGD0.174
Each (In a Bag of 1000)
units
Open Top 2 2.54mm Female White 1 5.03mm 5.08mm 2.49mm Mini-Jump Copper Alloy Gold over Nickel Straight 15mΩ
RS Stock No. 674-2375
Mfr. Part No.AKSNT/Z BLACK
SGD0.369
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
Open Top 2 2.54mm Female Black 1 4.6mm - 2.44mm - Brass Tin Straight 30mΩ
RS Stock No. 173-0969
Mfr. Part No.D3086-99
BrandHARWIN
SGD1.029
Each (In a Bag of 100)
units
Closed Top 2 5.08mm Male Red 1 9.5mm 12.7mm 3.2mm - Brass Gold Straight -
RS Stock No. 435-428
Mfr. Part No.D3088-99
BrandHARWIN
SGD1.264
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
Closed Top 2 10.16mm Male Red 1 15.1mm 12mm 3.2mm - Brass Gold Straight -
RS Stock No. 245-4459
Mfr. Part No.609058200000
SGD67.98
1 Bag of 50
Bag(s)
Uninsulated 2 5.08mm Male - 1 5.68mm 6.5mm - - Brass Gold over Nickel Straight -
RS Stock No. 865-5478
Mfr. Part No.2-382811-0
SGD0.34
Each
units
Shunt 2 2.54mm Female Black 1 63.45mm 6.35mm - Economy Phosphor Bronze Gold over Nickel Straight -
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