Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope
DIN may refer to any of the following:
1. When referring to connection types, DIN was an architectural specification defined by the Deutsche Institut fuer Normung, a German standardization group. Computer keyboards, computer mice, network routers, video appliances, and Apple serial devices are a few examples of hardware devices that may use a DIN style of connector. Today, the keyboard 5 DIN connector has been replaced by the PS/2 and USB connectors.
5 pin DIN specification
|1||+2.0 to +5.5v||Keyboard Clock|
|2||+4.8 to +5.5v||Keyboard Data|
|3||+2.0 to +5.5v||Reserved|
|5||+2.0 to +5.5v||+5.0V DC|
2. Shorthand for Do It Now, DIN is commonly used in chat rooms and online gaming. Below is an example of how this could be used in chat.
User1: You should really go visit that site.
User2: Don't worry I'll get to it sooner or later.
User2: Ok, ok!