PCB Headers

PCB headers are a type of electrical connector. Typically, one side of the header is comprised of a series of pins that are soldered to the printed circuit board (PCB) surface.


Why use PCB headers?

PCB header enable the user to make multiple electrical connections to a PCB using one connection block or cable.


Types of PCB headers

PCB headers are made in both socketed (where the connections are housed in a plastic case) and non-socketed pin header types. Socketed connectors are more robust and less likely to cause short circuits, but do take up more space on the PCB. Pin headers, by contrast, are easier to work with and suit a wider range of applications.


Single- or double-row pin headers

The most commonly used types of PCB headers are single- or double-row pin headers. These are produced in matching male and female versions, and are made from folded sheet metal with a square cross-section.


Machine-pin headers

Machine-pin headers have a circular cross-section, which fits more precisely into round PCB holes, providing a better electrical connection, greater durability and an increased lifespan.


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Description Price Series Pitch Number of Contacts Number of Rows Body Orientation Mating Pin Length Shrouded/Unshrouded Connector System Mounting Type Tail Pin Length CAD Drawing Termination Method Contact Material Contact Plating
RS Stock No. 251-8345
BrandRS PRO
SGD1.109
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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- 2.54mm 36 1 Straight - Unshrouded - Through Hole - - Solder Brass Tin
RS Stock No. 600-7473
BrandRS PRO
SGD109.46
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SIB 2.54mm 32 1 Straight - Unshrouded Wire to Board Through Hole - - Solder - Gold
RS Stock No. 251-8137
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.296
Each (In a Pack of 25)
units
- 2.54mm 6 2 Straight - Unshrouded - Through Hole - - Solder Brass Tin
RS Stock No. 897-1054
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.275
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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- 3.5mm 3 1 Right Angle - - - Through Hole - - Screw - -
RS Stock No. 251-8301
BrandRS PRO
SGD1.134
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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- 2.54mm 36 1 Straight - Unshrouded - Through Hole - - Solder Brass Tin
RS Stock No. 251-8648
BrandRS PRO
SGD1.196
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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- 2.54mm 72 2 Straight - Unshrouded - Through Hole - - Solder Brass Tin
RS Stock No. 874-5199
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.265
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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155 3.81mm 3 1 Straight - - - Through Hole - - Screw - -
RS Stock No. 897-1275
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.36
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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- 5.08mm 4 1 Right Angle - - - Through Hole - - Screw - -
RS Stock No. 897-1067
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.332
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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- 3.5mm 5 1 Right Angle - - - Through Hole - - Screw - -
RS Stock No. 874-5354
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.477
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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2500 2.5mm 3 1 Right Angle - - - Through Hole - - Screw - -
RS Stock No. 121-6527
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.769
Each (In a Tube of 65)
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- 1.27mm 10 2 Straight - Shrouded Wire to Board Through Hole - - Solder Brass Gold
RS Stock No. 897-1196
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.322
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
- 5mm 4 1 Right Angle - - - Through Hole - - Screw - -
RS Stock No. 251-8165
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.721
Each (In a Pack of 25)
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- 2.54mm 20 2 Straight - Unshrouded - Through Hole - - Solder Brass Tin
RS Stock No. 251-8143
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.425
Each (In a Pack of 25)
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- 2.54mm 10 2 Straight - Unshrouded - Through Hole - - Solder Brass Tin
RS Stock No. 251-8159
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.582
Each (In a Pack of 25)
units
- 2.54mm 16 2 Straight - Unshrouded - Through Hole - - Solder Brass Tin
RS Stock No. 897-1020
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.364
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
- 3.5mm 3 1 Vertical - - - Through Hole - - Screw - -
RS Stock No. 874-5180
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.21
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
155 3.81mm 2 1 Straight - - - Through Hole - - Screw - -
RS Stock No. 251-4315
BrandRS PRO
SGD2.47
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- 1.27mm 32 1 Straight - Unshrouded - Through Hole - - Solder Phosphor Bronze Gold
RS Stock No. 251-8367
BrandRS PRO
SGD1.925
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
- 2.54mm 36 1 Straight - Unshrouded - Through Hole - - Solder Brass Tin
RS Stock No. 121-6531
BrandRS PRO
SGD1.572
Each (In a Tube of 39)
units
- 1.27mm 20 2 Straight - Shrouded Wire to Board Through Hole - - Solder Brass Gold
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