The IC's own weight is sufficient to keep it in place. The clamps in the socket latch onto the pins of the IC when the lever is pulled down, locking it in place.
This 40 Pin ZIF IC Test Socket can be used with any 40 pin DIP programmable IC. This device is designed for programmers, and it can also be used on a breadboard.
|Mounting Type||Through Hole|
|Number of Pins||40|