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New, versatile 2mm test sockets from Harwin are low profile with excellent electrical performance

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Portsmouth, UK, February 2014… Harwin, the leading hi-rel connector and SMT board hardware manufacturer, has announced the launch of a new range of PCB-mounted, dual-entry test sockets that accept a 2mm pin. These low profile devices measure only 5.16mm max above the board when mounted, and feature gold-plated contacts to ensure excellent electrical performance.

The dual entry sockets facilitate easy access. Devices feature a flat upper surface to enable automated pick and place assembly. Both SMT and PTH devices
are available: surface mount versions are supplied on tape and reel packaging for automated production or loose for prototyping; through hole styles are available in three different colours to facilitate to colour-coding of functions. Devices are rated at 5A, 1500V. They have a contact resistance of 5mΩ (max), and an operating temperature of -40C to +105degC.  

Comments Product Manager, Graham Cunningham: “Key applications include high current test points and wire-to-board connections used in a wide range of market segments such as power supplies, instrumentation, traffic signaling, energy and healthcare.” Devices are immediately available from stock, on low MOQs to enable prototyping and pre-production design.

About Harwin
Harwin is a manufacturer of standard interconnect components with an enviable reputation for high quality and exceptional customer service. Harwin has been successfully manufacturing electronic components for more than 50 years. Harwin’s sales and service extend worldwide via offices and manufacturing facilities in the UK, USA, Germany, Singapore & Taiwan and a world-wide distribution network. Products include: High Reliability devices; RFI & PCB Hardware; and an extensive range of industry standard interconnection solutions. The company operates a continuous product development program.

For more details contact:
Ben Green – Technical and Marketing Communications Manager, Harwin
Tel: +44-2392 314 532
bgreen@harwin.co.uk

For press enquiries:
Nick Foot – PR Director, BWW Communications
Tel: +44-1491-636393
nick.foot@bwwcomms.com

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