Clamp Connectors Offer Configuration Options
Adding to the Mini-Clamp connector line, 3M’s Right Angle Surfacemount Socket connectors come in 3-pin and 4-pin wiremount configurations in socket, panelmount socket, and plug versions. The units offer boardmount socket configurations, including a 3- and 4-pin single row-socket connector; a 6- and 8-pin dual-row socket connector; and a 6-pin (2 × 3 pins), a 8-pin (2 × 4 pins), a 12-pin (4 × 3 pins), and a 16-pin (4 × 4 pins) multi-row socket connector. The devices exhibit dual-wipe high-mating cycles, positive mating latches, a PC board retention tab feature, a insulation displacement contact (IDC), and 2-mm pitch using color coding. Applications include semiconductor and LCD manufacturing machines, medical, packaging systems, conveyor systems, elevator and lift systems, flowmeters, motion test and measurement systems, traffic light and control systems, LED lighting, signage, gaming base press control electronics, food and packaging, automotive and metal, and sensors.
3M Electronic Solutions Division