Here we have some right-angle headers with 40x3 pins. They are break away and will take a bit of effort to break this beast where you need it to break. That being said, if you need a big header like this, it's easy enough to break it where you need. The pins are spaced at 0.1" and there are 3 rows of 40 pins.
These work well in the UAV boards listed below.
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I purchased these along with a row of doubles and singles to replace the vertical pins on a mini kk2 flight control board. That worked out and I continuously find uses like leds, and even soldered directly to solder pads to keep my connections nice and neat. Shipping was fast to Ontario Canada
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Has anyone a part number for similar products for mouser(or digikey) ?
Try the xacto heated. I couldn't get an even break otherwise.
Where can I find an EAGLE footprint for this?
Check the "pinhead" library which is included with Eagle.
there are no headers that are 3 wide or 40 long in that library
You're right, my bad. From checking a few schematics, people that use these for servo connections will line up three 1 by X footprints, which works well since you'll use two of the rows for ground and power anyway. And there are no 40-long footprints because you'll typically cut these to shorter lengths. However if you really need a 40x3 footprint, it's not difficult to make new library parts yourself.
I use a lighter to heat up an old xacto (well a snap type utility blade) and it cuts through like butter. Works on the female type too.
I've always used a small pair of dikes (Diagonal cutting pliers) or a knife blade for splitting these. I've never tried actually breaking them with my hands...
yeah, that works just fine. they can be broken by hand, but not as well.
do these fit standard 2x5 ribbon crimps? https://www.sparkfun.com/products/10650