Definition - What does DB-15 mean?

The DB-15 is part of the D-sub miniature (D-sub) connector plug and socket family for computer and communication devices. DB-15 pins are arranged in rows of two, as one eight-pin row above a seven-pin row.

This term is also known as attachment unit interface (AUI) or Digital-Intel-Xerox (DIX) connectors.

Techopedia explains DB-15

Two frequently used DB-15 connectors are:

  • DA-15: Larger female two-row connector, which is the PC game port
  • DE-15: Smaller female three-row connector, which is the high-density video graphics array port
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