When it comes to IDC Ribbon Cable Connectors what is a good crimp tool to use? Digi-Key does stock different Presses that will work.
The next part that is needed is a Base Plate. This can be different depending on the Style of connector that is used.
IDC Socket base Plate - 510PV-ND
IDC Card Edge Base Plate - 511PV-ND
IDC DIP Base Plate - 512PV-ND
IDC D-Sub Base Plate - 513PV-ND
Another Press is from Wurth Electronics. This is a complete setup.
Press part number - 732-4748-ND
Another Press is from 3M.
Press part number is - 3M9426-ND
This press can also be used for other 3M IDC connectors. A certain Locator Plate will be needed depending on the connector series.