What is Molex Power connector

What is Molex Power connector? Also explain the use of Molex Power connector?

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Molex connector is defined as the vernacular term for the two-piece pin and socket interconnection, most frequently disk drive connectors. Pioneered by the Molex Connector Company, the two-piece design that became an early electronic standard. Molex designed and patented first examples of this connector style in the late 1950s and during early 1960s. It was first utilized in home appliances, and then the industries soon began developing it within their products from the automobiles to the vending machines then to the mini-computers.

Molex refers to a four pin power connector found within the SMPS. It is used in order to supply power to the CD Drive, HDD, DVD Drive and so on.

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