PCB Sockets

PCB Sockets are connectors designed to allow the connection of two printed circuit boards (PCBs) without cabling.They’re connected to a PCB to ensure a more secure and stable connection. PCB sockets (female) and PCB headers (male) are used in a pair, one mating and unmating in what is referred to as a mating cycle.They are used in applications where PCBs are required to easily connect and disconnect to allow design flexibility and simplified assembly.


How do PCB sockets work?


PCB sockets work by receiving the male end of the connector on one side and connecting to a second PCB on the other. Each socket includes a housing and a specific number of terminals. The housing is made from insulating material while the terminal is made from a conductive material and plated to improve antirust and conductivity.


What are PCB sockets used for?


PCB sockets are used in a wide range of circuit board applications. They can be used as alternatives to soldering relays directly to a PCB, allowing for easy replacement of timers or relays.


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Description Price Number of Contacts Number of Rows Pitch Type Mounting Type Body Orientation Connector System Stacking Height Termination Method Current Rating Voltage Rating Series CAD Drawing Contact Material
RS Stock No. 251-4393
BrandRS PRO
$12.698
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
160 2 1.27mm Socket Strip Through Hole Straight - - Solder 1A - - - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 239-1140
BrandRS PRO
$4.76
Each
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50 - 2.16mm - Through Hole Straight - - Solder 5A - Centronics - Brass
RS Stock No. 121-6549
BrandRS PRO
$2.863
Each (In a Tube of 46)
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20 2 1.27mm Wire to Board PCB Mount Right Angle - - Solder 1A 300 V ac - - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 251-4343
BrandRS PRO
$2.22
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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20 2 1.27mm Socket Strip Through Hole Straight - - Solder 1A - - - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 437-171
BrandRS PRO
$10.51
Each
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16 1 13.97mm - Through Hole Right Angle - - Solder - - SS-668808 - Copper Alloy
RS Stock No. 239-1162
BrandRS PRO
$4.09
Each
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24 - 2.16mm - Through Hole Right Angle - - Solder 1A - Centronics - Brass
RS Stock No. 121-6550
BrandRS PRO
$7.422
Each (In a Tube of 19)
units
50 2 1.27mm Wire to Board PCB Mount Right Angle - - Solder 1A 300 V ac - - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 681-6794
Mfr. Part No.M20-6102045
BrandHARWIN
$7.82
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40 2 2.54mm Socket Strip Through Hole Straight - - Solder 3A - - - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 173-1101
Mfr. Part No.M20-6102045
BrandHARWIN
$6.075
Each (In a Tube of 11)
units
40 2 2.54mm Socket Strip Through Hole Straight - - Solder 3A - - - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 173-1065
Mfr. Part No.M20-7823646
BrandHARWIN
$4.328
Each (In a Tube of 6)
units
36 1 2.54mm Socket Strip Through Hole Straight - - Solder 3A 1 kV - - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 488-1724
Mfr. Part No.M20-7823646
BrandHARWIN
$4.475
Each (In a Pack of 2)
units
36 1 2.54mm Socket Strip Through Hole Straight - - Solder 3A 1 kV - - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 173-1104
Mfr. Part No.M20-7852042
BrandHARWIN
$5.80
Each (In a Tube of 11)
units
40 2 2.54mm Socket Strip Through Hole Straight - - Solder 3A - - - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 681-6860
Mfr. Part No.M20-7852042
BrandHARWIN
$6.204
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
40 2 2.54mm Socket Strip Through Hole Straight - - Solder 3A - - - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 167-1836
Mfr. Part No.10-10-1043
BrandMolex
$1.136
Each (In a Tray of 90)
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4 1 5.08mm Socket Strip Through Hole Straight - - Solder 7A 250 V KK - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 681-6820
Mfr. Part No.M20-7822046
BrandHARWIN
$3.114
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
20 1 2.54mm Socket Strip Through Hole Straight - - Solder 3A - - - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 766-6648
Mfr. Part No.CES-116-01-T-S
BrandSamtec
$2.50
Each
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16 1 2.54mm Board to Board Through Hole Straight - - Through Hole 1A 333 V ac CES - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 250-3961
Mfr. Part No.10-10-1043
BrandMolex
$1.464
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
4 1 5.08mm Socket Strip Through Hole Straight - - Solder 7A 250 V KK - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 488-1752
Mfr. Part No.M20-7893646
BrandHARWIN
$6.33
1 Pack of 2
Pack(s)
36 1 2.54mm Socket Strip Through Hole Right Angle - - Solder 3A 1 kV - - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 509-2880
Mfr. Part No.1-215297-6
$3.068
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
16 1 2.54mm Socket Strip Through Hole Straight - - Solder 3A - AMPMODU HV100 - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 766-6616
Mfr. Part No.CES-104-01-T-S
BrandSamtec
$0.76
Each
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4 1 2.54mm Board to Board Through Hole Straight - - Through Hole 1A 333 V ac CES - Phosphor Bronze
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