Barrel, Bullet Connectors

This Product Selection Guide contains information to help select products in the Barrel, Bullet Connectors category on DigiKey.com

Bullet connectors, also known as barrel connectors, are a simple single conductor solution to provide quick and reliable wire connections. The receptacle (socket) is a circular, hollow tube and the plug is a pin with a rounded end to easily connect with the female connector. They are available in a wide range of wire gauges, barrel lengths, and barrel diameters. These can be uninsulated or insulated, with multiple termination styles and contact finish options.


SelectionCharacteristics

Terminal Type Indicates the style and configuration of the device.

Diameter - Barrel: Indicates the cross-sectional diameter of the connector mating surface.

Wire Gauge: The wire size or size range with which a product is designed for use, typically expressed in terms of American Wire Gauge.

Length - Overall: Indicates the overall length of the device.

Length - Barrel: Indicates the length of the mating portion of the connector.

Insulation: Indicates if the item has insulation, and how much of the device is insulated.

Termination: Selection of termination style used to connect the device to a system, such as crimp or solder.

Features: These are different capabilities or properties of the device such as a butted seam.

Contact Material: Indicates the material composition of the contact.

Contact Finish: Indicates the finish/plating material applied to the contact.

Color: The dominant color of the device.

ProductExamples

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MFR PART # 350015-2
DIGI-KEY PART # A100553TR-ND - Tape & Reel (TR)
MANUFACTURER TE Connectivity AMP Connectors
DESCRIPTION Terminal Connector Female, Receptacle (Socket) 18-22 AWG Crimp Tin
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MFR PART # 190390017
DIGI-KEY PART # WM19682TR-ND - Tape & Reel (TR)
MANUFACTURER Molex
DESCRIPTION Terminal Connector Female, Receptacle (Socket) 18-22 AWG Crimp Tin
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MFR PART # 94840
DIGI-KEY PART # 94840-01-ND
MANUFACTURER 3M
DESCRIPTION Terminal Connector Male, Pin (Plug) 18-22 AWG Crimp Tin
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MFR PART # BU-190380006
DIGI-KEY PART # 314-BU-190380006-ND
MANUFACTURER Mueller Electric Co
DESCRIPTION Terminal Connector Female, Receptacle (Socket) 18-22 AWG Crimp Tin
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