Female connector

Updated: 09/12/2023 by Computer Hope
Female connector

A female connector type or female port is a connector or port with holes instead of pins. In the picture, the power cord connector (at left) is a female connector, and the wall socket connection (at right) is a "male" connector.

Examples of female connectors and ports

Below are examples of female connectors and ports you may find on the back of your computer and other devices.


Most ports on the back of the computer are female ports.

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