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Swivel Lid Spring Pin BGA Socket supports geometric processors.

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Swivel Lid Spring Pin BGA Socket supports geometric processors.

February 17, 2014 - Designed for testing 10 x 8 mm, 0.5 mm pitch, 223-position, 15 x 19 ball array packages, Model SBT-BGA-7019 features stamped spring pin contactor with 31 g actuation force per ball and cycle life of 125,000 insertions. Contactor provides self inductance of 0.88 nH, insertion loss of less than 1 dB at 15.7 GHz, capacitance of 0.097 pF, and current capacity of 4 A at 30°C temperature rise. Mounted using supplied hardware on PCB with no soldering, socket features temperature range of -55 to +180°C.

Ironwood Electronics, Inc - Burnsville, MN

Original Press Release

Swivel Lid Spring Pin BGA Socket for Geometric Processors

Press release date: February 1, 2014

Socket your 223 pin BGA using Extreme Temperature Socket with Superior Electrical Performance

EAGAN, MN — Ironwood Electronics recently introduced a new BGA socket addressing high performance requirements for testing BGA devices - SBT-BGA-7019. The contactor is a stamped spring pin with 31 gram actuation force per ball and cycle life of 125,000 insertions. The self inductance of the contactor is 0.88 nH, insertion loss < 1 dB at 15.7 GHz and capacitance 0.097pF. The current capacity of each contactor is 4 amps at 30C temperature rise. Socket temperature range is -55C to +180C. Socket also features a floating guide for precise ball to pin alignment. The specific configuration of the package to be tested in the SBT-BGA-7019 is a BGA, 10x8mm, 0.5mm pitch, 223 position, 15x19 ball array. The socket is mounted using supplied hardware on the target PCB with no soldering. To use, place the BGA device into the socket base and swivel socket lid on to the base using the shoulder screws. The socket uses a compression screw to apply downward pressure enabling the device be interconnected to the target PCB. This socket can be used for hand test and characterization applications with the most stringent requirements.

Pricing for the SBT-BGA-7019 is $610 at qty 1 with reduced pricing available depending on quantity required.

Ila Pal
VP Marketing
Ironwood Electronics
1335 Eagandale Ct
Eagan  MN 55121
High Performance IC Sockets and Adapters
ISO 9001:2008
T: 800-404-0204
M: 651-900-1471
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