Screw Terminals 5mm Pitch (3-Pin)

Screw Terminals with 5mm pitch pins. Comes in 2 or 3 positions and have the really cool feature of slide-locking together to form any size you need (4, 5, up to 20 without problems). Rated up to 300V @ 8A. Terminal can accept 26 to 14AWG wire. 5mm/197mil pin pitch will line up well with standard 0.1" perf boards but the pins are thick enough (1.0mm OD) that you may need to increase the hole diameter on some perf boards.

Note: The 3-pin terminals only connect to other 3-pin terminals. They will not connect to the 2-pin terminals.

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  • Member #646744 / about 3 years ago / 1

    Has anyone found the 5mm part in an Eagle library available from SparkFun or elsewhere?

  • Member #562677 / about 7 years ago / 1

    I cannot find this part in the Fritzing library. Please advise.

  • Member #521738 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Will these fit into an Arduino? Into the pin terminals, not soldering directly to the board.

    • You can make them fit, but without seriously bending the connections, it'll be skipping every other hole in the Arduino. Arduinos use 0.1" spacing, while these are 5mm.

      In other words, it's not ideal and not really recommended.

  • ardenen / about 12 years ago / 1

    This part is not in the SFE Eagle Library - the 3.5MM part is but not the 5MM.

    • MikeGrusin / about 12 years ago / 1

      Sure enough, thanks for the catch! We'll get it into the next revision.

      • Bill9603 / about 12 years ago / 3

        Both Parts are in the Library. They are under "M02" and "M03"

        • Member #1426055 / about 4 years ago / 1

          In fritzing the M02 and M03 are 3.5mm not 5mm

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