IC Sockets and SMD Adaptor Boards

IC Sockets and SMD Adaptor Boards are available in a wide variety of pin spacing, row spacing, contact finishes, pin length and package material. Often these sockets and adapters are used for part replacement without soldering, part testing or for programming an IC without having to solder the IC to a board.

Types:

IC (Integrated Circuits) Sockets

imageDIP (Dual Inline Package)
imageZIF (Zero Insertion Force)
imageTransistor
imagePackage Specific

SMD (Surface Mount Device) Adaptor boards

imageSMD to DIP
imageSMD to PGA
imageSMD to Plated Through Hole
imageSMD to Plated Through Hole Board
imageSMD to SIP (Single Inline Package)
imageSMD to SMD

Here is another post that talks about some of the packages that SMD adapters are available in.

Bob Haring