You would think that when a great company sells a micro USB plug, they would publish a very clear, concise guide on how to wire it up. Well, they don't, and I had to dig around all over the Internet to find enough information to clear things up. So now, you don't have to.
Here is the connector in question:
Here are the associated pins coming out of the actual plug:
Now, here is the information from Wikipedia that ties all of these things together (in one place!)
|4||ID||N/A||Permits detection of which end of a cable is plugged in, "A" connector (host): connected to the signal ground, "B" connector (device): not connected|
If you were wanting to wire together a simple micro USB power cable (say for a Raspberry Pi or something), all you would need to do is:
- Run 5V to Pin 1
- Run Ground to Pin 5
It can't get more clear than this:
I hope this helps you, because it's ridiculous that this article is not immediately below the product on every site that sells these.
Update: EDAC 690-W05-260-044 Pin Out
A thoughtful reader of this article, Mihir, was kind enough to provide a pin out description for the EDAC 690-W05-260-044 USB Connector, here it is:
Connector rear pins:
Connector pin mapping:
Drop me a line if you have any questions or comments! Thanks for reading!