DB15 Breakout Boards with Pluggable Terminals

BRKLD15F-RG-FT

BRKLD15F-RG-FT
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BRKLD15F-RG-FT
BRKLD15F-RG-DIN
BRKLD15M-RG-FT
BRKLD15M-RG-DIN
Overhead View of Spring Terminal Variant
BRKLD15F-RW-DIN
BRKLD15F-RW-FT
BRKLD15M-RW-DIN
BRKLD15M-RW-FT
Overhead View of Screw Terminal Variant
Application Example
  • Available with DB15 male or female connector
  • Plug-in/detachable terminal blocks can be removed from their base
  • Terminals for each of the 15 lines, plus shield
  • Terminal pitch is 5mm -- very comfortable spacing)
  • Available with spring or screw terminals
  • Available with DIN or feet mounting options
See Also: More Breakout Boards with Pluggable Terminals,   More DB15 Breakout Boards,   DB15 Cables


General Description

These breakout boards bring all 15 pins plus shield of a DB15 connector out to terminal blocks, allowing simple and quick connections for prototypes or permanent installations. They are well-suited for interfacing with data acquisition equipment, controls, or any other devices that use a DB15 connector.

This board features removable terminal blocks which can be unplugged and removed from their bases. This provides convenience in several different contexts:

  • Terminal rows can be independently populated before being utilized in a larger connection system. This is particularly useful when working with equipment in difficult to reach locations.
  • Terminal rows can easily be swapped between equipment.
  • Terminal rows can be unplugged quickly and easily for debugging purposes.
  • Instead of replacing the entire board, individual terminal rows can be replaced when worn from extended use.
To utilize this board's plug-in feature, simply pull the terminal row away from its base, make the desired connections, and plug the assembled piece back into its base. Terminals can also be populated while still plugged into their base.

For DB15 breakout boards that feature fixed terminals, see our complete line of DB15 Breakout Boards.

A breakout board is sometimes referred to as a "transition module", "terminal board", "terminal block", "breakout box", "breakout adapter", "terminator", or "interface module".

Terminal Options

This product is available with two different wire terminal options:
  • Spring Terminal Animation
    Spring Terminals (BRKLD15x-RG-x): Spring terminals allow connections to be made very quickly and efficiently. Simply depress the actuator button on top of the terminal block, insert or remove the wire, and release the button. Screwless spring connections can offer better results in environments where vibration could potentially loosen standard screw terminal connections.
  • Screw Terminals (BRKLD15x-RW-x): Each connection is made by turning a screw to tighten the wire in a terminal cage clamp.
    Part BRKLD15x-RG-x comes with spring terminals.
    Spring Terminals
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    Part BRKLD15x-RW-x comes with screw terminals.
    Screw Terminals
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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 -FT have stick-on rubber feet installed on the bottom side, allowing for benchtop use or panel mounting. For panel mounting, we suggest 1/4" nylon standoffs under the mounting holes, and #6 screws.
PartBRKLD15x-Rx-<b>DIN</b> comes with DIN rail clips.
DIN Rail Mount
BRKLD15x-Rx-DIN
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PartBRKLD15x-Rx-<b>FT</b> comes with stick-on rubber feet.
Rubber Feet
BRKLD15x-Rx-FT
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Product Details

  • Plug-in/detachable terminal blocks can be removed from their base
  • Terminals for each of the 15 lines, plus shield
  • Terminals accomodate wire sizes from 12AWG to 24AWG
  • Terminal pitch is 5mm -- very comfortable spacing)
  • Available with spring or screw terminals
  • Available with DIN or feet mounting options
  • Approximate dimensions: 2.4" x 2.4"

Pricing and Ordering

Product # Description 1+ 10+ RoHS Buy Now
DB15 Female Connector with Spring Terminals:
BRKLD15F-RG-DIN DB15 Female Breakout Board, R/A Connector, 5mm Pluggable Spring Terminals, DIN Rail Mount $25.50 $23.00  Yes
BRKLD15F-RG-FT DB15 Female Breakout Board, R/A Connector, 5mm Pluggable Spring Terminals, Feet $24.00 $21.50  Yes
DB15 Female Connector with Screw Terminals:
BRKLD15F-RW-DIN DB15 Female Breakout Board, R/A Connector, 5mm Pluggable Screw Terminals, DIN Rail Mount $25.50 $23.00  Yes
BRKLD15F-RW-FT DB15 Female Breakout Board, R/A Connector, 5mm Pluggable Screw Terminals, Feet $24.00 $21.50  Yes
DB15 Male Connector with Spring Terminals:
BRKLD15M-RG-DIN DB15 Male Breakout Board, R/A Connector, 5mm Pluggable Spring Terminals, DIN Rail Mount $25.50 $23.00  Yes
BRKLD15M-RG-FT DB15 Male Breakout Board, R/A Connector, 5mm Pluggable Spring Terminals, Feet $24.00 $21.50  Yes
DB15 Male Connector with Screw Terminals:
BRKLD15M-RW-DIN DB15 Male Breakout Board, R/A Connector, 5mm Pluggable Screw Terminals, DIN Rail Mount $25.50 $23.00  Yes
BRKLD15M-RW-FT DB15 Male Breakout Board, R/A Connector, 5mm Pluggable Screw Terminals, Feet $24.00 $21.50  Yes

DB15 Female Connector with Spring Terminals:
BRKLD15F-RG-DIN
RoHS   Yes
DB15 Female Breakout Board, R/A Connector, 5mm Pluggable Spring Terminals, DIN Rail Mount
QuantityPrice
1+$25.50
10+$23.00
BRKLD15F-RG-FT
RoHS   Yes
DB15 Female Breakout Board, R/A Connector, 5mm Pluggable Spring Terminals, Feet
QuantityPrice
1+$24.00
10+$21.50
DB15 Female Connector with Screw Terminals:
BRKLD15F-RW-DIN
RoHS   Yes
DB15 Female Breakout Board, R/A Connector, 5mm Pluggable Screw Terminals, DIN Rail Mount
QuantityPrice
1+$25.50
10+$23.00
BRKLD15F-RW-FT
RoHS   Yes
DB15 Female Breakout Board, R/A Connector, 5mm Pluggable Screw Terminals, Feet
QuantityPrice
1+$24.00
10+$21.50
DB15 Male Connector with Spring Terminals:
BRKLD15M-RG-DIN
RoHS   Yes
DB15 Male Breakout Board, R/A Connector, 5mm Pluggable Spring Terminals, DIN Rail Mount
QuantityPrice
1+$25.50
10+$23.00
BRKLD15M-RG-FT
RoHS   Yes
DB15 Male Breakout Board, R/A Connector, 5mm Pluggable Spring Terminals, Feet
QuantityPrice
1+$24.00
10+$21.50
DB15 Male Connector with Screw Terminals:
BRKLD15M-RW-DIN
RoHS   Yes
DB15 Male Breakout Board, R/A Connector, 5mm Pluggable Screw Terminals, DIN Rail Mount
QuantityPrice
1+$25.50
10+$23.00
BRKLD15M-RW-FT
RoHS   Yes
DB15 Male Breakout Board, R/A Connector, 5mm Pluggable Screw Terminals, Feet
QuantityPrice
1+$24.00
10+$21.50

All of the above items are normally stocked. Please call us if you need to verify availability for a specific quantity, or for pricing at higher quantities. Please visit our ordering page for our ordering policies and a list of ordering methods.


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