Transistor Sockets

Transistor sockets are the slots used to hold transistors (semiconductors) and connect them to PCBs (Printed Circuit Boards). Inside the sockets are multiple brass alloy receptacles with multi-finger contact clips, which reduce assembly and circuit installation times. These clips are usually gold-plated to increase conductivity levels.

Transistor sockets are insulated with thermoplastic materials which make them resistant to high temperatures during soldering operations. The terminals on the sockets are embedded to prevent circuit shortages, which can damage the circuit boards. The contact pins are vibration and impact resistant to keep the transistor securely in place and prevent it from moving around in the transistor socket.


What are transistor sockets used for?

Transistor sockets allow for easy insertion and extraction of transistors which prevent damage to the transistors and thee circuit board. They are used effectively in rugged environments such as industrial and process control industries.

Transistor sockets are typical in the automotive, military, consumer electronics and medical equipment industries.

Types of transistor sockets

Transistor sockets are categorised by a number of variables, for instance contact materials, mounting styles, insulator materials and collector finishes to meet the requirements of any semiconductor application.


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Description Price Gender Number of Contacts Pitch Body Orientation Contact Material Contact Plating Current Rating Packages Accepted Voltage Rating Mounting Type Termination Method Housing Material
RS Stock No. 164-5192
Mfr. Part No.1437504-6
€6.376
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Female 3 - Straight Beryllium Copper Gold - TO-5 - Through Hole Solder Fluoro Polymer
RS Stock No. 401-661
Mfr. Part No.W3435G
BrandWinslow
€0.712
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Female 3 - Straight Phosphor Bronze Gold 1A TO-18 100 V dc Through Hole Solder PET
RS Stock No. 821-8852
Mfr. Part No.1437504-6
€6.47
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Female 3 - Straight Beryllium Copper Gold - TO-5 - Through Hole Solder Fluoro Polymer
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RS Stock No. 191-7918
Mfr. Part No.1-1437508-6
€8.01
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Female 8 - - Beryllium Copper Gold 3A Yes 500 V dc Through Hole Solder -
RS Stock No. 782-9845
Mfr. Part No.1437504-4
€9.56
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Female 3 2.54mm Straight Beryllium Copper Gold 3A TO-5 500 V Through Hole - -
RS Stock No. 160-7090
Mfr. Part No.203-2737-55-1102
Brand3M
€31.44
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Female 6 - Straight Beryllium Copper Gold over Nickel 1A TO-66, TO-3 100 V dc Through Hole Solder PPS
RS Stock No. 615-4894
Mfr. Part No.TOS--508-S118-95
BrandE-TEC
€1.952
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Female 8 - Straight Beryllium Copper Gold over Nickel 1A TO-18, TO-5 100 V dc Through Hole Solder PBT
RS Stock No. 783-0016
Mfr. Part No.3-1437508-6
€14.43
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Female 8 5.08mm Straight Beryllium Copper Gold 3A TO-5 500 V Through Hole - -
RS Stock No. 623-9945
Mfr. Part No.TOS-503-S075-95
BrandE-TEC
€6.92
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RS Stock No. 487-2540
Mfr. Part No.W3437
BrandWinslow
€0.77
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Female - - Straight Beryllium Copper Gold over Tin 1A TO-39, TO-5 100 V dc Through Hole Solder Glass Fibre Reinforced Polyester
New
RS Stock No. 191-7878
Mfr. Part No.1-1437508-6
€5.772
Each (In a Tray of 224)
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Female 8 - - Beryllium Copper Gold 3A Yes 500 V dc Through Hole Solder -
RS Stock No. 401-992
Mfr. Part No.W3401G
BrandWinslow
€1.662
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Female 8 - Straight Phosphor Bronze Gold 1A TO-99 100 V dc Through Hole Solder PBT
RS Stock No. 2508838831
Mfr. Part No.4729
BrandKeystone
€1.48
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RS Stock No. 2508838774
Mfr. Part No.4513
BrandKeystone
€2.29
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RS Stock No. 2508140430
Mfr. Part No.917-93-103-41-005000
BrandMill-Max
€0.96
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RS Stock No. 2508837254
Mfr. Part No.4601
BrandKeystone
€1.43
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RS Stock No. 2508838819
Mfr. Part No.4724
BrandKeystone
€1.48
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RS Stock No. 2508140468
Mfr. Part No.917-93-208-41-005000
BrandMill-Max
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RS Stock No. 2508838780
Mfr. Part No.4514
BrandKeystone
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RS Stock No. 2508140452
Mfr. Part No.917-93-108-41-005000
BrandMill-Max
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