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Board Mount Socket

What is a Board Mount Socket?

A board mount socket is a type of electrical connector consisting of a plastic housing and electrical socket (female/receptacle) contacts that is used for connecting to pin headers and is mounted on a printed circuit board. Board mount sockets can be pin through hole or surface-mount and can be either straight or angled, with angled sockets used to connect two boards together.

Types of Board Mount Sockets

There are several different kinds of board mount sockets. At Future Electronics we stock many of the most common types categorized by Number of Positions, Type, Termination, Style/Orientation, Packaging Type and Pitch. The parametric filters on our website can help refine your search results depending on the required specifications.

The most common values for Pitch are 2.54 mm. We also carry board mount PCB sockets with Pitch as high as 9 mm. The Number of Positions can be between 1 and 80, with 10 and 20 positions being the most common values.

Board Mount Sockets from Future Electronics

Future Electronics has a complete selection of board mount sockets from several connector manufacturers when looking for a socket receptacle. Simply choose from the board mount socket technical attributes below and your search results will quickly be narrowed in order to match your specific board mount socket application needs.

You can easily refine your board mount socket product search results by clicking your preferred board mount socket brand below from our list of manufacturers.

Choosing the Right Board Mount Socket:

When you are looking for the right board mount sockets, you can filter the results by various attributes with the FutureElectronics.com parametric search: by Pitch (0.4 mm, 0.5 mm, 2.54 mm…), Number of Positions (from 1 to 80) and Type to name a few. You will be able to find the right board mount receptacle for your circuit.

Board Mount Sockets in Production Ready Packaging or R&D Quantities

If the quantity of board mount sockets required is less than a full reel, we offer to customers many of our products in tube, tray or individual quantities that will help you avoid unneeded surplus.

In addition, Future Electronics offers its clients a unique bonded inventory program designed to eliminate potential problems that could arise from an unpredictable supply of products containing raw metals and products with long or erratic lead times. Talk with your nearest Future Electronics branch so you can find out more on how you can avoid possible shortages.ou can avoid possible shortages.