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More information on Wire Mount Sockets

What is a Wire Mount Socket?

Socket mount devices consist of a component or chip which can be removed and replaced by being plugged in a socket on a circuit wire. Wire mount sockets are useful in situations where high contact retention and quick connections and disconnections are needed.

Types of Wire Mount Sockets

There are several different kinds of wire 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 wire mount PCB headers with Pitch as high as 9.91 mm. The Number of Positions can be between 1 and 64, with 2, 3 and 4 positions being the most common values.

Wire Mount Sockets from Future Electronics

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

If you have a preferred brand, we deal with several connector manufacturers such as AVX, Sullins, Hirose Electric, TE Connectivity and JST, among others. You can easily refine your wire mount socket product search results by clicking your preferred wire mount socket brand below from our list of manufacturers.

Choosing the Right Wire Mount Socket:

When you are looking for the right wire mount sockets, you can filter the results by various attributes with the FutureElectronics.com parametric search: by Pitch (0.5 mm, 2 mm, 2.54 mm…), Number of Positions (from 1 to 64) and Type (Cable to Board, Housing, Wire to Wire, Wire to Board,…) to name a few. You will be able to find the right wire mount receptacle for your circuit.

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

If the quantity of wire 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.