DIP to SOIC Adapter features RoHS-compliant construction.

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RoHS-compliant DIP to SOIC Correct-A-Chip(TM) adapter converts DIP style packaging to SOIC PCB layouts. Top is available in DIP pin counts from 8-28 pins, and bottom solders down on standard SOIC footprints. Featuring operating temperature of 221°F and continuous use temperature of 338°F, product has socket body of black, glass-filled 4/6 nylon and is rated UL 94V-0. PCB measures .062 in. thick and is flame resistant 4 (FR-4).



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Aries Electronics Introduces RoHS-Compliant DIP to SOIC Adapter



FRENCHTOWN, N.J., September 2006 -- Aries Electronics, an international manufacturer of standard, programmed and custom interconnection products, has introduced a RoHS-compliant version of its DIP to SOIC Correct-A-Chip(TM) adapter that offers an easy method of converting DIP style packaging to SOIC PCB layouts.

The top of the new RoHS-compliant adapter is available in DIP pin counts from eight through 28 pins, and the bottom solders down on standard SOIC footprints. The socket body of the adapter is black, glass-filled 4/6 nylon and rated UL 94V-0. Its operating temperature is 221°F (105°C), while its continuous use temperature is 338°F (170°C).

The PCB is 1.58mm (.062") thick and flame resistant 4 (FR-4). The new adapter's female pin plating is 10µ (.254µm) minimum gold per MIL-G-45204 with 100µ (2.54µm) minimum nickel per QQ-N-290, and its female contact plating is 10µ (.254µm) minimum gold per MIL-G-45204 with 50µ (1.27µm) minimum nickel per QQ-N-290. All tolerances are 0.13 mm (0.005").

Aries will continue to offer the standard non-RoHS compliant version of the adapter for customers who require tin/lead plating. All Aries Correct-A-Chip adapters are available in custom materials, platings, sizes and configurations to suit specific customer applications.

Pricing for a 14-pin adapter is $12.50 each in quantities of 100. Delivery is stock to four weeks ARO.

For additional information, contact Aries Electronics, Inc., P.O. Box 130, Frenchtown,
NJ 08825. Tel: 908/996-6841; Fax: 908/996-3891; E-mail: info@arieselec.com;
Web: www.arieselec.com, Data sheet # www.arieselec.com/products/18010RC.pdf.
Europe contact Tel: +44 870 240 0249; Email: europe@arieselec.com.

Please forward all reader service inquiries to Frank Folmsbee, Aries Electronics, Inc., P.O. Box 130, Frenchtown, NJ 08825.

Headquartered in Frenchtown, NJ, Aries Electronics, Inc., manufactures an extremely broad range of custom and standard interconnection and packaging products for electronics. Industry leading products include Zero Insertion Force (ZIF) test sockets for DIP, PGA, PLCC and SOIC devices; the Correct-A-Chip(TM) product line of "intelligent connectors"; adapters and connectors; several patented concepts for BGA (ball grid array) and LGA (land grid array) sockets; and an extensive array of high frequency test and burn in sockets. The company also specializes in meeting custom requirements for its customers.

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