• RS Stock No. 487-842
  • Brand RS Pro
RS Pro
RS Pro 2.5mm Panel Mount DC Power Socket 5A
Product Details

RS Pro DC Power Socket, Panel Mount

Brought to you under the trust RS Pro brand, this panel mount socket is designed to couple with push-fit DC power plugs. It is ideal for powering small appliances such as portable radios. The socket has a sleeve/shunt function that permits automatic switchover from ac to dc when the plug is inserted or withdrawn. The split centre pins are shaped to hold the mating plug firmly.

Features and Benefits

• Maximum panel thickness: 3.1mm
• Contact Resistance: 30mΩ Max
• Insulation Resistance: 100MΩ @ 500Vdc
• Dielectric Withstand: 500 V ac
• Contact Rating: 5 A, 12 V ac Resistive
• Contact Material: Silver Plated Copper Alloy
• Life: 10000 Insertions/Withdrawals Minimum


Plugs & Sockets

Miniature plugs suitable for powering portable radios, calculators plus test and measurement instruments from a fixed, low-voltage d.c. source. Chassis mounting sockets for the 2.1mm plugs and adaptor leads terminated with 2.1mm and 2.5mm plugs and sockets are also available. Contacts are nickel/silver plated brass.Connector bodies are moulded in ABS plastic

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Pin Diameter2.5mm
Mounting TypePanel Mount
Voltage Rating12 V dc
Current Rating5A
Body OrientationStraight
Contact PlatingNickel
Contact MaterialCopper
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    Statement of conformity

    The product detailed below complies with the specifications published by RS Components. Where applicable it provides assurance that electrostatic discharge sensitive devices have been handled and packed under conditions that meet the administrative and technical requirements of the ANSI/ESD S20.20:2014 and BS EN 61340-5-1:2007 Electrostatic Control Standards.
    RS Stock No. 487-842
    Description RS Pro 2.5mm Panel Mount DC Power Socket 5A
    Manufacturer/Brand: RS Pro
    Mfr. Part No. CH-1020
    The foregoing information relates to product sold on, or after, the date shown below.
    Date Dec 18, 2017
    RS Components Ltd, Birchington Road, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 9RS, UK
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