IC Sockets

RS Components stocks a large range of IC Sockets for multiple electrical applications. Here you'll find DIL, SIL, DIMM, SIMM and discrete sockets as well as IC Socket adaptors, extractors and inserters from top brands including TE Connectivity, Winslow and Preci-Dip.

Connectors are Superheroes!

The heart and soul of modern electronics is the semiconductor. It is hard to imagine almost any modern product without a semiconductor as its brain, from the smallest piece of consumer technology to the largest industrial machine. Indeed, the continued development has taken the consumer market by storm, with some of the most humble devices boasting computing power far in excess of the banks of computers that took man to the moon in the 1960s.

Connectors

From the smallest board-mount header to the largest power plug, the world of connectors encompasses one of the most diverse product ranges of any industry.

USB-C – One Connector to Rule Them All

The connector industry is very mature. People have been making connectors long before semiconductors came onto the scene, and connectors have been part of every major development in the electronics industry. Unlike the younger technologies, it is rare that anything truly groundbreaking happens in the world of connectors.