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[title] J vs PH
[* black] Bits with the prefix "***J***" and "***PH***" are often thought to be the same bit. Don't be fooled by their similar appearance—they are quite different.
- [* black] ***Phillips (PH)*** screws are designed to make a screwdriver cam out if too much torque is applied. This prevents damage to screws and screwdrivers or bits.
+ [* black] ***Phillips (PH)*** screws are designed to make a Phillips screwdriver cam out if too much torque is applied. This prevents damage to screws and screwdrivers or bits.
[* black] ***Japanese Industrial Standard (J)*** screws do not provide a cam-out option, and have 90 degree corners.
[* icon_caution] ***J*** ([[Media 54 Bit Driver Kit#Section_JIS|JIS]]) and ***PH*** ([[Media 54 Bit Driver Kit#Section_Phillips|Phillips]]) driver bits are not always interchangeable. As you can see, they ***do not*** share identical physical properties.