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Mag connector

Closed  OpenParts and pinsconnector with pinsNow in development: My own magnetic power connector. The dilemma was to power my led wearables without having batteries in every small thing. I have done this so far with disposable batteries; but now I want to use lithium polymer batteries.

These batteries are small but costly and have to have a special charger. Given the limitations it is preferable to have a single larger battery that powers everything.

Next problem shows itself when costume parts can be large, clumsy (wings) and need to be removed with ease. My solution is a power connector that will latch and break with ease.

A magnetic connector that will snap together and will not connect backwards.

Connector closed and open.


The colour code marks the direction of the magnet rather then the direction of current. This will mean all connectors are made the same.


I am using 2 1/8’ neodymium magnets in each connector in a laser cut acrylic housing. The wires will be secured to the magnets with conductive epoxy (pics are dry fit)


The connector housing is made in two parts one cut and etched for the wire, the second to fit the magnets.


Brass pins made to align the halves when gluing.

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