Discrete Sockets

Discrete sockets are a type of IC (integrated circuit) socket designed to allow IC devices to be mounted onto PCBs (printed circuit boards), giving virtually zero above-board profile. The socket is designed to press fit into a hole in your PCB and is therefore ideal for applications where space is limited.

How do discrete sockets work?

Discrete sockets are useful because you don't need solderto fit them. You simply insert them into the plated thru-holes on a PCB enabling the holes to become the component socket. The sockets are conical in shape and re-size the thru-hole on the board when pressed into place.

Options for the shell of the discrete socket included closed or open-ended, with or without a knurled section for added board retention.

Features and benefit of discrete sockets

Discrete sockets are designed to meet severe environmental conditions. They're beneficial because they:

  • are resistant to vibration and shock
  • have a wide operating temperature range
  • are durable and long lasting
  • are strong, commonly made from brass or copper

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Description Price Gender Minimum Wire Size mm² Maximum Wire Size mm² Series Minimum Wire Size AWG Wire Size Length Maximum Wire Size AWG Number of Rows Pitch Body Orientation Contact Material Contact Plating Current Rating
RS Stock No. 164-8951
Mfr. Part No.6-1437514-7
SGD0.124
Each (In a Bag of 50000)
units
Female - - Holtite - - 3.51mm - - - Straight Beryllium Copper - -
RS Stock No. 161-3690
Mfr. Part No.H3182-01
BrandHARWIN
SGD0.385
Each (In a Pack of 25)
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Female - - H3182 - - 5.65mm - 1 - Straight Beryllium Copper Gold, Gold over Nickel 10A
RS Stock No. 164-8942
Mfr. Part No.5380598-2
SGD0.501
Each (In a Bag of 2000)
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Female - - Mini-Spring Series 5 - 19 → 25 AWG 6.65mm - - - Straight Beryllium Copper Gold -
RS Stock No. 821-8868
Mfr. Part No.6-1437514-8
SGD0.69
Each
units
Female - - 6-1437514 - - 3.45mm - 1 - Straight Beryllium Copper Gold over Nickel 5A
RS Stock No. 906-6201
Mfr. Part No.602-038
BrandBivar
SGD0.283
Each (In a Pack of 500)
units
- - - Perm-O-Pads - - 9 (Outer Dia.)mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 164-2181
Mfr. Part No.1-332070-4
SGD0.763
Each (In a Bag of 2000)
units
Female - - 4 Series - 19 AWG 3.63mm - 1 - Straight Beryllium Copper Gold over Nickel 7.5A
RS Stock No. 909-4332
Mfr. Part No.H3161-05
BrandHARWIN
SGD0.403
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
Female - - H31 - - 5.25mm - - - Straight Beryllium Copper Gold 10A
RS Stock No. 906-3798
Mfr. Part No.TO-27-060
BrandBivar
SGD0.106
Each (In a Pack of 500)
units
- - - TO - - 7.4 (Outer Dia.)mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 165-0925
Mfr. Part No.5050865-8
SGD0.405
Each (In a Bag of 2000)
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Female - - Mini-Spring Series 5 - 18 → 20 AWG 6.6mm - - - Straight Beryllium Copper Tin -
RS Stock No. 173-0874
Mfr. Part No.H3153-05
BrandHARWIN
SGD0.24
Each (In a Pack of 1000)
units
Female - - H31 - - 3.61mm - - - Straight Beryllium Copper Gold 2A
RS Stock No. 173-0880
Mfr. Part No.H3190-05
BrandHARWIN
SGD0.297
Each (In a Pack of 500)
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Female - - H31 - - 3mm - - - Straight Beryllium Copper Gold 2A
RS Stock No. 164-3288
Mfr. Part No.5050462-8
SGD0.482
Each (In a Bag of 2000)
units
Female - - 2 Series - 28 → 22 AWG 4.52mm - 1 - Straight Beryllium Copper Gold 5A
RS Stock No. 718-5209
Mfr. Part No.2-330808-8
SGD1.21
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
Female - - Mini-Spring Series 3 - 25 → 28 AWG 3.61mm - - - Straight Beryllium Copper Gold -
RS Stock No. 162-0754
Mfr. Part No.5050865-3
SGD0.38
Each (In a Bag of 2000)
units
Female - - 4 Series - 20 → 18 AWG 6.6mm - 1 - Straight Beryllium Copper Gold over Nickel 7.5A
RS Stock No. 909-4338
Mfr. Part No.H3153-05
BrandHARWIN
SGD0.362
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
Female - - H31 - - 3.61mm - - - Straight Beryllium Copper Gold 2A
RS Stock No. 821-8827
Mfr. Part No.2-5332095-4
SGD1.08
Each
units
Female - - 1 Series - 28 → 25 AWG 4.52mm - 1 - Straight Beryllium Copper Gold over Nickel 5A
RS Stock No. 173-0895
Mfr. Part No.H3161-05
BrandHARWIN
SGD0.267
Each (In a Pack of 1000)
units
Female - - H31 - - 5.25mm - - - Straight Beryllium Copper Gold 10A
RS Stock No. 161-3675
Mfr. Part No.H3153-01
BrandHARWIN
SGD0.264
Each (In a Pack of 25)
units
Female - - H3153 - - 3.61mm - 1 - Straight Beryllium Copper Gold, Gold over Nickel 2A
RS Stock No. 821-8874
Mfr. Part No.50863-4
SGD1.27
Each
units
Female - - 2 Series - 28 → 22 AWG 6.6mm - 1 - Straight Beryllium Copper Gold over Nickel 5A
RS Stock No. 906-6100
Mfr. Part No.424-150
BrandBivar
SGD0.292
Each (In a Pack of 500)
units
- - - Perm-O-Pads - - 7.1mm - - - - - - -
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