IC Clips

This Product Selection Guide contains information to help select products in the IC Clips category on DigiKey.com

Test Clips for ICs are most often used between an IC chip and a measurement device to provide a temporary electrical connection. Items in this family are spring loaded and have multiple contact points designed to be attached to the leads of an IC. The types of ICs are DIP, LCC, PLCC, QFP, SOIC, and SSOP, with the number of positions ranging from 8 (1 x 8 or 2 x 4) to 240 (17 x 17).


SelectionCharacteristics

Type: Indicates the package style and parameters with which the clip was designed for use.

Number of Positions or Pins (Grid): Indicates the number of independent circuits present and describes their physical arrangement.

Contact Finish: Indicates the finish/plating material applied to the contacts of the device.

Contact Material: Indicates the material composition of the contacts of the device.

ProductExamples

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MFR PART # 5250
DIGI-KEY PART # 501-1311-ND
MANUFACTURER Pomona Electronics
DESCRIPTION SOIC, 0.15 to 0.35" Wide Test Clip 8 (2 x 4)
DATASHEET Click Here

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MFR PART # 923675-68
DIGI-KEY PART # 923675-68-ND
MANUFACTURER 3M
DESCRIPTION PLCC, .050" Test Clip 68 (4 x 17)
DATASHEET Click Here

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MFR PART # BU-P5250
DIGI-KEY PART # 314-1691-ND
MANUFACTURER Mueller Electric Co
DESCRIPTION SOIC, 0.15 to 0.35" Wide Test Clip 8 (1 x 8)
DATASHEET Click Here

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