[Amps] Solder in pins for fabrication of A 3CX800A7 socket

Steve g8gsq72 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 5 11:57:54 EDT 2017

Harwin H3161-05. Intended for 2mm mounting hole so might be usable with 
a bit of ingenuity. Get them from Mouser or Farnell.


On 05/07/17 16:52, Steve wrote:
> I made a homebrew socket that way many years ago. I'm fairly sure the 
> pin size was 1.0mm. I got some sockets which were open both ends so the 
> exact length wasn't important. I'll try to find the leftovers for the 
> p/n, I'm fairly sure they were from Harwin.
> BTW, the screen ring from a dismantled 4CX250 base fits the 3CX800 grid 
> ring a treat.
> Steve
>> On it's way to me from a faraway land is a PCB that is designed to be 
>> part of a socket for a 3CX800. It has 2.5mm clearance plated through 
>> holes. I need some solder in pins to make it into a working socket. I 
>> do not know the diameter of the 3CX800 pins, I assume that such pins 
>> must exist or the PCB would never have been produced in the first 
>> place. Could someone point me to some suitable solder in pins with a 
>> 2.5mm outside diameter and a hole suitable for a snug fit to the 
>> 3CX800 pins?
>> Failing that the diameter of the tube pins would suffice. Yes I have a 
>> tube in an amplifier and yes I can measure it myself but I am sure 
>> someone will already know the answer to this and it saves me 
>> dismantling it until I am really ready :-)
>> Regards
>> Conrad PA5Y

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