IDC Connectors

IDC is short for Insulation-Displacement Connector. These electrical connectors are designed for ribbon cables and telecommunications applications. They are also referred to as insulation-piercing contacts (IPCs).


Flat Ribbon Cable Assemblies


IDC connectors are most commonly used with Flat Ribbon Cables to create a cable assembly. Ribbon cables consist of multiple wires connected together in a thin, flat ribbon. The IDC connector has sharp contact points which pierce the insulation and make contact with the wire. They are quick and easy as you do not need to strip shrouded wires like conventional crimping methods. IDCs are an ideal ribbon cable termination.


IDC Connectors use cold welding technology. The IDC connector terminal pushes down and cuts through the insulation of the wire. During this process, there is significant pressure applied which create this cold weld. Some IDC connectors also come with strain relief functionality which helps to protect the ribbon cable connection and improve life span and reliability.


Things to consider when purchasing an IDC:


  • Number of Contacts - IDC’s are available with different numbers of pins or connections. For example, 4-way and 10-way. Note: the pins may be across multiple rows.

  • Gender - IDC’s can come in a male version, also known as a plug, or female version, also known as a socket or header.

  • Pitch - This refers to the distance between each contact. For example, 1.2 mm. This needs to be compatible with the ribbon connector you wish to connect.

  • Mounting Type - IDC plugs and sockets are usually mounted onto a cable or a PCB as a header.

Where are they used?


  • Low voltage applications

  • Computer Drives

  • SSDs

  • Smartphones

  • Laptops

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RS Stock No. 625-7369
Brand :RS PRO
THB49.28
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10 2 Female 2.54mm Cable Mount Right Angle IDC 1A Gold over Nickel - -55.0°C 105.0°C - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 625-7280
Brand :RS PRO
THB116.95
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34 2 Female 2.54mm Cable Mount Right Angle IDC 1A Gold over Nickel - -55.0°C 105.0°C - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 625-7454
Brand :RS PRO
THB65.88
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14 2 Female 2.54mm Cable Mount Right Angle IDC 1A Gold over Nickel - -55.0°C 105.0°C - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 625-7252
Brand :RS PRO
THB123.72
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10 2 Male 2.54mm Through Hole Straight IDC 1A Gold - -45.0°C 105.0°C - Copper
RS Stock No. 625-7303
Brand :RS PRO
THB107.74
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40 2 Female 2.54mm Cable Mount Right Angle IDC 1A Gold over Nickel - -55.0°C 105.0°C - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 642-5045
Brand :RS PRO
THB104.43
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26 2 Male 2.54mm Cable Mount Right Angle IDC 3A Gold - -40.0°C 105.0°C - Brass
RS Stock No. 625-7404
Brand :RS PRO
THB109.65
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26 2 Female 2.54mm Cable Mount Right Angle IDC 1A Gold over Nickel - -55.0°C 105.0°C - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 471-187
Brand :RS PRO
THB112.48
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10 2 Female 2.54mm Cable Mount Straight IDC 1A Gold - -45.0°C 105.0°C - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 471-238
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THB115.78
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34 - Female 2.54mm Cable Mount Straight IDC 1A Gold - -45.0°C 105.0°C - Brass
RS Stock No. 642-4957
Brand :RS PRO
THB107.50
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16 2 Female 2.54mm Cable Mount Right Angle IDC 1A Gold over Nickel - -40.0°C 105.0°C 500 V dc Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 642-4941
Brand :RS PRO
THB107.50
Each
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20 2 Female 2.54mm Cable Mount Right Angle IDC 1A Gold over Nickel - -40.0°C 105.0°C 500 V dc Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 625-7397
Brand :RS PRO
THB73.91
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20 2 Female 2.54mm Cable Mount Right Angle IDC 1A Gold over Nickel - -55.0°C 105.0°C - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 642-5001
Brand :RS PRO
THB112.48
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40 2 Female 2.54mm Cable Mount Right Angle IDC 1A Gold over Nickel - -40.0°C 105.0°C 500 V dc Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 642-5039
Brand :RS PRO
THB104.43
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20 2 Male 2.54mm Cable Mount Right Angle IDC 3A Gold - -40.0°C 105.0°C - Brass
RS Stock No. 642-4979
Brand :RS PRO
THB105.13
Each
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10 2 Female 2.54mm Cable Mount Right Angle IDC 1A Gold over Nickel - -40.0°C 105.0°C 500 V dc Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 642-5067
Brand :RS PRO
THB104.43
Each
Units
14 2 Male 2.54mm Cable Mount Right Angle IDC 3A Gold - -40.0°C 105.0°C - Brass
RS Stock No. 471-216
Brand :RS PRO
THB115.78
Each
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20 - Female 2.54mm Cable Mount Straight IDC 1A Gold - -45.0°C 105.0°C - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 471-200
Brand :RS PRO
THB115.78
Each
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16 2 Female 2.54mm Cable Mount Straight IDC 1A Gold - -45.0°C 105.0°C - -
RS Stock No. 471-250
Brand :RS PRO
THB115.78
Each
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50 2 Female 2.54mm Cable Mount Straight IDC 1A Gold - -45.0°C 105.0°C - Phosphor Bronze
RS Stock No. 239-1190
Brand :RS PRO
THB194.08
Each
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14 2 Male 2.18mm Cable Mount Straight Solder 1A Tin - -55.0°C 105.0°C - Brass