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.
- Audio ports
- DisplayPort port
- E-SATA (External SATA)
- HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) port
- Joystick port
- MIDI (musical instrument digital interface) port
- Parallel port (DB25)
- PS/2 port
- RJ-11 (phone) port
- RJ-45 (LAN) port
- USB (universal serial bus) port