Only Connect: On Griplet Connectors from Amphenol FCI

Welcome to another post in the series by Nick Locke, of Nicab Ltd, who has more than 15 years experience in the electronics manufacturing industry specialising in interconnection cable assembly.

Griplet Connectors from Amphenol FCIThis week I want to introduce you to the new Griplet Connectors from Amphenol FCI!

These simple IDC Terminal are ideal connectors where space is tight and ease of installation is important. Each connector has a height of 3.7mm and a footprint of 4.0mm.

Furthermore, this can replace the need for expensive terminals on PCB’s enabling the PCB Design to be more flexible. By accommodating multiple wire sizes 20-32 AWG stranded and solid wire.

The Griplet solution has four points of wire contact plus a strain relief to provide excellent High Vibration and Highly reliable connection to Enable harsh and industrial applications with direct connection between individual wires and PCB performance.


  • Low profile / compact
  • Accommodates multiple wire sizes
  • Break-off carrier strip
  • Post applied insulative housings
  • Multiple Terminal Delivery Options
  • Stitched on pitch within disposable Pick & Place carrier

Although you can argue this is more of a PCB Product from a wiring point of view I can see how this product will be really useful and because of its simplicity make wire to board for power and state quick and simple.

Nick Lock, Nicab Ltd 

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