2x20 0.1" Header IDC40 Breakout Board with Spring Connection Terminals

BRKG2X20-L-DIN

BRKG2X20-L-DIN
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  • Dual row 0.1" spaced male pin header
  • 40 Pins (2x20), 0.1" pitch
  • Solder pad connection space for all 40 lines
  • Quick connection spring cage terminal blocks for all 40 pins
  • Supports addition of 0.1" pitch pin headers
  • DIN rail mountable

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See Also: IDC 2x20 Screw Terminal Breakout Boards,   IDC 0.1" Header Connectors,   Ribbon Cable


General Description

Make connections quickly and reliably with these screwless spring terminal breakout boards, which feature terminals made by Phoenix Contact.

This IDC40 breakout board brings all 40 pins of its male dual row header out to spring terminal blocks, providing quick and secure connections. Each pin is also brought to solder pads (3 per pin) at 0.1" (2.54mm) spacing, allowing the easy addition of pin headers. The solder pads are arranged in such a way that you can add an additional 2x20 header to the breakout board to bring all the signals back out on a ribbon cable if so desired (essentially forming a "T" or "Y" connection). Please note that the breakout boards are manufactured with a connection between each connector pin and the corresponding terminal block position; no soldering of any type is necessary. The solder pads simply provide an area for making optional connections to additional headers or other components.

Spring Terminal Animation

This breakout board features push-in spring connection terminal blocks. These screwless spring clamp terminal blocks allow connections to be made very quickly and efficiently. The spring terminal connections are reliable and secure, but wires can be connected and disconnected in a fraction of the time required with standard screw terminal blocks. Simply depress the actuator button on top of the terminal block, insert or remove the wire, and release the button. Done! In addition, screwless spring connections can offer better results in environments where vibration could potentially loosen standard screw terminal block connections. If your application requires screw terminals rather than spring terminals, please consider the BRK2X20 design.

This breakout board is perfect for production applications as well as experimentation and prototype work. It is well-suited for interfacing with I/O cards, data acquisition (DAQ) equipment, and any other device that uses a 2x20 40-position header connector. Applications include the Raspberry Pi A+, B+, 2B, and 3B boards, all of which use a 0.1" pitch 2x20 I/O pin header for their GPIO expansion ports.

A dual row header is sometimes referred to as an "IDC Header", "IDC connector", or "ribbon cable connector". A breakout board is sometimes referred to as a "transition module", "terminal board", "terminal block", "breakout box", "breakout adapter", "terminator", or "interface module".

Mounting Options

These products are available in two different mounting variants. Product numbers ending with -DIN come with DIN clips already installed and ready to snap onto 35mm or 32mm DIN rail. Product numbers ending with -N have no mounting hardware included; they can be easily panel-mounted by using 1/4" nylon standoffs under the mounting holes, and #6 screws.
BRKG2X20-L-DIN
DIN Rail Mount
BRKG2X20-L-DIN
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Rail not included
BRKG2X20-L-N
No Mounting Hardware
BRKG2X20-L-N
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Product Details

  • Dual row 0.1" spaced male pin header
  • 40 Pins (2x20), 0.1" pitch
  • Quick connection spring cage terminal blocks for all 40 pins
  • Solder pad connection holes, 3 per pin
  • Supports addition of 0.1" pitch pin headers
  • Spring terminals accomodate wire sizes from 16AWG to 26AWG
  • Approximate dimensions: 3.0" x 3.6"
  • DIN rail mountable


Pricing and Ordering

Product # Description 1+ 10+ RoHS Buy Now
Long Ejectors:
BRKG2X20-L-DIN 2x20 (40 pins) 0.1" Dual Row Header Breakout Board, Long Ejector, Spring Terminals, DIN Rail Mount $35.50 $32.50 Yes
BRKG2X20-L-N 2x20 (40 pins) 0.1" Dual Row Header Breakout Board, Long Ejector, Spring Terminals $34.00 $31.00 Yes
Long Ejectors:
BRKG2X20-L-DIN
2x20 (40 pins) 0.1" Dual Row Header Breakout Board, Long Ejector, Spring Terminals, DIN Rail Mount
RoHS: Yes
Buy Now:
QuantityPrice
1+$35.50
10+$32.50
BRKG2X20-L-N
2x20 (40 pins) 0.1" Dual Row Header Breakout Board, Long Ejector, Spring Terminals
RoHS: Yes
Buy Now:
QuantityPrice
1+$34.00
10+$31.00

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