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Board-To-Board Power Pin Connectors offer 60 A current rating.

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May 16, 2014 - Designed for assembly with stackable IT3 and IT5 Series high-speed mezzanine connectors, IT-P Series features 3-piece structure consisting of mating receptacle, interposer, and mounting receptacle. Wide range of variable height interposers are available to achieve board-to-board stack heights from 13.5–44 mm. Operating from -55 to +85°C, RoHS-compliant connectors provide contact resistance of 2 mΩ maximum and insulation resistance of 1000 mΩ minimum at 500 Vdc.

Hirose Electric (USA) Inc.

2688 Westhills Ct., Simi Valley, CA, 93065 6235, USA

Original Press Release

Hirose's Board-To-Board Power Pin Connector Features Unique 3-Piece Structure, Delivers Design Flexibility

Press release date: May 6, 2014

Board-to-board power pin connector is designed for assembly alongside IT3 and IT5 Series high-speed mezzanine connectors...

SIMI VALLEY, CA — Hirose, a leader in the development of innovative connector solutions, has strengthened its board-to-board power connector product offering with the development of the flexible and customizable IT-P Series. Featuring a 3-piece structure consisting of the mating receptacle, the interposer, and the mounting receptacle, the IT-P Series provides a wide range of variable height interposers to achieve board-to-board stack heights ranging from 13.5mm to 44mm. The low-profile receptacles are designed to ensure an easy reflow assembly process to the PCB.

Designed for assembly with the stackable IT3 and IT5 Series high-speed mezzanine connectors, the IT-P Series board-to-board power connector offers a current rating of 60A. Providing secure and reliable connectivity, the IT-P Series connector design features multiple contact points between the receptacle crown contacts and interposer pins. The receptacles are equipped with a latching mechanism to hold the interposers securely in place, and are keyed to prevent incorrect assembly.

“The new IT-P Series connector, combined with our proven IT3 and IT5 Series high-speed mezzanine connectors, provides an advanced, high performance system that combines high-speed differential and single-ended signaling with power in one solution. The IT-P, IT3, IT5 bundle solves many of the design challenges our customers are addressing today,” said Rick vanWeezel, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing for Hirose Electric USA.

The IT-P Series board-to-board power connector is RoHS compliant. With an operating temperature range of -55°C to +85°C, the IT-P Series provides a contact resistance of 2 m Ohm maximum, and an insulation resistance of 1000 M Ohm minimum at 500 VDC.

For additional information about the IT-P Series board-to-board power connector connectors, please visit: www.hirose.com/us.

ABOUT HIROSE ELECTRIC
Hirose Electric Co., Ltd. is a leading global supplier of innovative interconnects, with sales of over US $1 billion to customers worldwide. Hirose employs advanced engineering services, superior customer support, and worldwide manufacturing capabilities to provide value-based connector solutions for various industries including: industrial, telecommunication, consumer electronics, computer, and automotive. More information can be found on Hirose Electric’s corporate website at www.hirose.com/us.

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