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2.5 X 5.5mm DC Chassis Socket


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About this product


  • Plastic bodied 2.5mm DC power socket
  • Includes break contact
  • Suits 2.5 x 5.5mm DC plugs

Product overview

A plastic-bodied 2.5mm DC power socket with break contact. Suits 2.5 X 5.5mm DC plugs. Fixing centres: 15.5mm, hole diameter: 2.5mm.

Hi i have wired this in to a project and met with poor results ie my circuit does not operate correctly and the battery becomes hot there are 3 pins to this socket and only 2 within the rest of my circuit any help would be great thanks

Asked by: James
Unfortunately we can not offer any wiring help or diagrams regarding this kind of issue, I am sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you.
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-05-24

I have a Home Hub 3.0 power supply which has a plug length of 12mm. Will it fit this socket? (the diameters match). I wish these specs would list length as well as diameters.

Asked by: Guy1
The depth of the socket is approximately 9.5mm.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-12-19

What are the three pins for - my connecting cable only has an inner wire and a shield?

Asked by: Donald
I have a datasheet for this product that shows the pin layout and what it is for. I shall email this to you. If anyone else would like a copy of this datasheet - please email your request to
Answered by: DaveB
Date published: 2015-07-17

I want to replace the socket to my laptop is this ok for that task

Asked by: Gmann
Presuming you need a 2.5 X 5.5mm this should be suitable, although the physical size of this item my be different to that of your laptops, so modification of your laptop may be required.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-07-17

Does this socket have a change over facility such as the ability to run on external supply and an internal battery.
Asked by: Peter Brown
No sorry this product does not support that.
Answered by: DH
Date published: 2015-07-17

What is the maximum current for this socket?
Asked by: Paris
Answered by: TJ
Date published: 2015-07-17
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