Machine tool 24 pin sockets, 0.4" wide available

Tony Duell ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Wed Feb 1 19:06:12 CST 2006


> 
> No, definitely .4".  2 pins will fit equally spaced between the two 
> rows, and if you mentally swing 4 pins 90 degrees, you can visualize the 
> width.

Hang on, if you get 2 pins between the 2 rows, that's 0.3" spacing : 

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4 pins, 3 gaps, each gap is 0.1", so 0.3" total. I've soldered enough 
0.3" IC sockets onto stripboard to know you get 2 columns of holes 
between the columns of pins, too...

-tony



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