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Connecting NMEA cables
I need to connect the tiny conductors between the NMEA cable leaving my DSC/AIS radio, and the cable which has a pinned plug which goes into the back of my plotter.
I can do this with tiny butt connectors, but then if I wanted to remove the radio for any reason, I would have to cut the cable and re-splice later.
Can anyone suggest a pinned male-female connector pair? Preferably one that uses screws, not solder. I am only using three conductors, but I can leave one or more pins unused, obviously, if I need to go to something with more pins.
I do not find anything seemingly made for this. But I am pretty dense re electronics, and really don't know where to look, or what terms to search for. At least that's what my efforts seem to suggest.
Also, if Radio Shack has such an item, would that be boat-worthy?