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One-Action Lead Socket Connector Provides Reduced Assembly Time, Stable Attachment
The space-saving 2.6mm (W) x 3.5mm (L) x 2.1mm (H) size makes Yokowo's Lead Socket Connector the smallest offered in its class. (Photo: Business Wire)
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill.–Yokowo has introduced a new Lead Socket Connector that is said to enable easy one-action lead wire connection to a printed circuit board (PCB) for improved stability and decreased assembly time.
In the fast growing LED lighting market, lead wire is a major component used in connecting a board to a lighting module. The conventional method of manually soldering the wire to a board presents limitations that result in a complicated assembly process and an unstable connection. Yokowo's new one-action Lead Socket Connector, however, eliminates wire soldering and allows users to easily plug the lead wire into the socket, the company said in a press release. A two-contact lock structure ensures a reliable connection.
According to Yokowo, the space-saving 2.6mm (W) x 3.5mm (L) x 2.1mm (H) size of the connector makes it the smallest offered in its class. Available Yokowo models include an Insulation Cap Type and a Standard (terminal only) Type.
Applications for the Lead Socket Connector include LED lighting, LCD television backlights, tablets, PCs, and any device where a lead wire must be soldered onto a PCB.
Yokowo's Lead Socket Connector features 1 position, a 4A rated current, a 30mΩ maximum contact resistance, operating temperatures ranging from -40°C to +105°C, voltage of 12V AC/DC, and rated cycles of five times. It is compatible with AWG 22, 24 single/overcoat twisted wire.
The Lead Socket Connector is SMT specified and currently in production. Upon request, free samples are available in quantities of less than 30 (excluding shipping costs).
Yokowo (www.yokowo.com) bills itself as the world's largest spring connector manufacturer. The company offers a wide range of standard and custom pogo pins and connectors. Space saving and low profile spring pin designs are available for maximum design freedom.
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