DB-50

What Does DB-50 Mean?

A DB-50 is a small computer system interface (SCSI) application connector with 50 pins arranged in three rows. One row sits above another, as follows:

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  • Top row: 17 pins
  • Middle row: 16 pins
  • Lower row: 17 pins

Techopedia Explains DB-50

DB-50 connectors were used for older SCSI devices such as Sun, Hewlett-Packard and Data General computers. The DB-50 connector is rarely used today, with the exception of older Sun SPARC stations.

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