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Old 05-06-2019, 07:08 AM
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Hello everyone,
I'm new to this site and forum, so I cannot yet post any pics or URLs to show you what I'm looking for, so I'll try my best to explain it. I have a 12v car battery booster pack made by AllStartBoost that uses their Intelli Cable #561 with a proprietary connector. If you go to ALLSTARTBOOST dot com, you can see the unit I'm talking about. I contacted the company to see if they'd provide me with the name/i.d. of the type connector they use, but they said they couldn't, from a liability standpoint. It looks something like an EC5 or XT60 connector, but there are significant differences. I have some ideas for alternate uses for this battery pack, so if anyone can help me out, I'd be most appreciative.
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LOL

Well I suppose people will sue for anything

It's an EC5
https://www.progressiverc.com/ez-sol...onnectors.html

I have a very similar jump start pack, the wire looks identical and it's definitely standard EC5's on it.
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Hi Andy,
Thanks for getting back to me. I agree that the bullet connectormight be an EC5 type (I just measured it; it's actually 4.5mm), but it's the housing that surrounds it that I'm most interested in. My email address is bob9091@optonline.net
I hate to be a pain, and I hope I'm not breaking some kind of protocol, but would it be possible for you to send me your email address offline so I can send you some comparative pics of what I've got? Like I said, I'm so new to this site that I'm not allowed yet to post pics or URLs. I need to accumulate 10 postings before I can put up pics.
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EC5 seems to be the choice for the jump starters. Since the output on the unit is male, the EC5 provides better protection against shorts than the male XT connectors.
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Hi all,
I agree that the connector itself looks EC5, but what about the blue "housing" that hold it. Anyone have an idea as to what it is, or if it's a proprietary design?
You can see it on their website at ALLSTARTBOOST dot com, then click on "products", then choose "accessories", then click on "intelli-cables part #561". A detailed pic is shown if you click on the middle of the lower three pics (front view). It shows the blue housing in close-up.
BTW, it's a secure "https" website.
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Further research shows this connector is not EC5 after all; it is an obscure designation of "CP-1000" connector. Possible source is the GOOLOO Trading Company...
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Fascinating though in fairness we are just looking at pictures but it sure looks like EC5
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The connector you reference is a custom connector they made in house, you aren't going to find it elsewhere.
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