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Yamaichi Electronics USA

Established in 1985 right in the heart of Silicon Valley - San Jose, CA, Yamaichi Electronics U.S.A., Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Yamaichi Electronics Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan. During the four and one-half decades since its founding in 1956, Yamaichi has evolved in tandem with the electronics industry to become the world's leading manufacturer of integrated circuit (IC) sockets and connectors.

Yamaichi Electronics is the world's leading producer of IC sockets which include the Industry's widest range of IC sockets for emulation and prototyping as well as production. Before surface mounting an IC device onto a production board, many FAEs wish to do some form of emulation or prototyping for evaluation purposes. Yamaichi supplies just such a socket for a wide range of IC package types whose footprint must match those on the printed circuit boards. Our production use mounting IC sockets for use with MPUs and memory chips are installed in PCs, telephones, office automation equipment and a wide variety of other electronic devices.

  • Board to Cable Connectors
  • Flexible Circuit
  • Memory Card Sockets
  • Prototyping Sockets and Connectors
  • Production Use Sockets
  • Telecom Products
  • Test and Burn-In Products


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