Versatile shrouded panel sockets reduce strain

PCB mount 4mm shrouded sockets manufactured by Cliff Electronics can mate with both safety shrouded and unshrouded plugs. The right-angled design reduces strain between the PCB and the lead, increasing reliability and product lifetime.

The sockets are suitable for a range of applications including automotive diagnostic, industrial, medical, music industry, instrumentation, education, and bench and hand-held electrical testing equipment.

The 4mm test sockets are designed for mating with industry standard 4mm plugs and are available in black, red, green, blue, brown and yellow. Contacts are gold- plated and rated at 1000V, 24A, CAT III.

Cliff Electronics can supply jack sockets, DC power connectors, terminal binding posts, test connectors and leads, optical jacks and leads and waterproof connectors and the company also designs and manufactures standard and FeedThrough connectors which mount into an industry standard XLR, 23mm cutout.

Cliff Electronic Components was founded in 1977 to supply the music industry with connectors. The company has subsequently expanded its products and services to supply most professional and industrial markets. According to the company, as both a manufacturer and a distributor, the expansion of the product range has established it as a prime source for components, from audio into test leads and accessories, general industrial connectors, foot pedals, hand tools, production aids, lighting connectors, motors and fans. Cliff also manufactures and sources various types of leads including audio, instrument and power leads. The company also has extensive expertise in moulding and metalwork and can provide a design, engineering and manufacturing service for the production of customised components and assemblies. Plastics expertise includes injection-moulding, blow-moulding, extrusion, sonic-welding and printing. Metalwork includes stamping, machining, aluminium extrusion, finishing and printing. There is also the facility to enable assembly, inspection and testing.

Cliff’s UK and Far Eastern production plants are certified to ISO 9001 2000 and employ design, engineering, technical, marketing and sales personnel.

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