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Old 11th May 2008, 04:44 PM   #1
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Default Micro Jacks and Micro Pins for board-board connection

Hi Guys & Gals,

When mounting boards on top of each other have any of you used Micro Jacks/Pins?

They look a bit sturdier than using a standard 2.54mm header, a bit like what Justin of Headamp is using here on his Dyanhi modules: http://www.headamp.com/home_amps/gs1...nside_high.jpg

I'm thinking of cat no. 3501 for the jack (trimming length L to suit after soldering). This isn't labelled as a soldering suitable part but I don't see why it can't be soldered. Looks like it'd mate with pin 1998-3 or 1999-3.

Digi-key have the jacks, $33 for 100. $18 for 100 pins.

What have you used? Any other brands?

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Old 12th May 2008, 03:02 PM   #2
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I use the jacks as pin sockets for mounting electron tubes. They are excellent.

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