PCB Connectors & Sockets

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Sponge Connectors attach LCD panels to circuit boards.

May 28, 2015

Made from Zebra® core that is sandwiched between 2 soft sponge supports, Self-Supporting Sponge Connectors are available in multitude of widths to accommodate LCDs with minimum glass lip overhang of 0.060 in. Carbon-based connectors can be ordered with 140, 240, or 500 conductive layers per inch and provide current carrying capacity of .050 mA per .040 x .040 in. pad. Requiring minimal force to make full electrical contact, connectors minimize bowing of PCB. Read More

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RF Connectors feature micro-miniature design.

May 28, 2015

Providing 2 x 2 mm footprint and 1.4 mm profile off board when mated, Amphenol Micro Miniature Coaxial Connectors are suited for space-constrained RF applications with 50 Ω impedance requirements. Units feature high-frequency broadband performance up to 6 GHz and snap on/off mating. Designed to be surface mounted, AMMC connectors allow for high PCB densities, and are optimized for Wireless, WLAN, Bluetooth, and GPS applications. Read More

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Jack Sockets support audio applications.

May 5, 2015

Featuring ¼ in. offset nose, S1 Narrow Body Jack Socket offers manufacturers high PCB packing densities. Unit may be specified with optional integral chassis grounding contact which connects to barrel of plug for maximum earth continuity. Engineered with advanced contact tip technology to accept wide range of Far Eastern plug shapes, 3.5 mm S9 Stereo Switched Jack Socket is right-angle mounted with PCB and solder tag contact options as well as nose thread variants. Read More

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Solderless Coaxial Connector supports up to 50 GHz.

April 28, 2015

Featuring stub-less design with screw-mounting to PCB, H2.4 Series meets MIL-STD348B standard, and supports up to 50 GHz with transmission speed of 25 Gbps. Compression-mounted 2.4 mm connector, rated for 500 mating cycles, has contact resistance of 4 mΩ max in center and 2 mΩ max in outer section. Plug is manufactured with 0.085 in. semi-flexible cable and terminated plugs on each end, while receptacle features gold-plated ground ring for stabilizing grounding on PCB. Read More

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Ultra-Thin Electrical Connectors suit mobile devices.

April 16, 2015

With mated height of 0.28 mm, LPM Series Low Profile Mobile Connectors are specifically designed for flex-to-board connections in mobile applications such as tablets, laptops, smart phones, fitness trackers, and virtual reality glasses. PCBeam™ technology combines high-speed signals and power connections within same connector. Available in 19 configurations with pin counts from 12–84 positions, connectors are used in applications up to 28 Gbps at greater than 5 A. Read More

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Wire-to-Board Connector connects multiple coax cables in one step.

March 24, 2015

Reducing vehicle roof antenna installation time, GT36 Series provides one-step connection of multiple coaxial cables to PCB. Internal solution specifically enables attachment of 4 coaxial lines to automotive antennas, including shark fin antennas, and features rugged positive lock structure that offers lock strength of 98 N. RoHS- and ELV-compliant product has rated voltage of 50 Vac, rated current of 1 A, contact resistance of 50 mΩ max, and insulation resistance of 100 MΩ min at 500 Vdc.
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BGA Socket supports 27 GHz bandwidth.

March 18, 2015

Designed for 1 mm pitch, 52.5 x 52.5 mm, 2577-pin BGA ICs, Model SG-BGA-6422 operates at bandwidths up to 27 GHz with less than 1 dB of insertion loss. Unit dissipates up to several watts without extra heat sinking and can handle up to 100 W with custom heat sink. Contact resistance is typically 20 mΩ per pin and current capacity is 2 A per pin. Constructed with shoulder screw and swivel lid, socket is mounted on PCB with no soldering and features temperature range of -35 to +100°C. Read More

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Clamshell BGA Socket features heat sink lid.

February 27, 2015

Designed for 25 x 25 mm package size, Model GT-BGA-2019 operates at bandwidths up to 75 GHz with less than 1 dB of insertion loss. Socket is designed to dissipate 7 W using compression screw with heat sink fins and can be customized up to 100 W with modified fin design on top of screw and adding axial flow fan. Constructed with low inductance elastomer contactor, socket features typical contact resistance of 30 mΩ per pin and is mounted on target PCB with no soldering. Read More

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Latching DC Connectors prevent critical power loss.

February 13, 2015

Secured by push and turn locking mechanism, DC Plugs and Sockets are available with diameters of 2.1 or 2.5 mm and rated for 2 A at 16 Vdc. Plugs may be connected to cables by customers or supplied as ready wired 2 m over-molded plug cables with free ends suitable for external power supply OEMs. Featuring normally closed contact operated by inserting plug, PCB mountable sockets have insulation resistance of 100 mΩ minimum at 500 Vdc and dielectric withstand voltage of 500 Vac for 1 min. Read More

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Elastomer Socket accommodates QFN34 package.

January 20, 2015

Designed for 6 x 4.5 mm QFN package with 0.4 mm pitch, Model SG-MLF-7084 operates at bandwidths up to 30 GHz with less than 1 dB of insertion loss. Contact resistance is typically 20 mΩ per pin and current capacity is 2 A per pin. Socket is mounted using supplied hardware on target PCB with no soldering. Operating from -35 to +100°C, socket features pin self inductance of 0.118 nH and mutual inductance of 0.025 nH. Capacitance to ground is 0.229 pF. Read More

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BGA Socket accommodates hybrid memory cube.

December 15, 2014

Operating at bandwidths up to 8 GHz with less than 1 dB of insertion loss, Model SG-BGA-6412 is designed for 31 x 31 mm Hybrid Memory Cube with 1 mm pitch and 900-pin BGA. Socket dissipates up to several watts without extra heat sinking and can handle up to 100 W with custom heat sink. Mounted on target PCB with no soldering, socket features contact resistance of 20 mΩ per pin, current capacity of 2 A per pin, and temperature range of -35 to +100°C. Read More

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Discrete Wire Socket Cable Assembly offers space savings.

December 1, 2014

Suitable for rugged applications where highly reliable connection must be maintained, Tiger Eye™ SESDT Series is available in double row design with up to 40 total positions on .0315 in. pitch and 32 AWG Teflon® cable for use in high-temperature and other harsh environments. Rugged latching is standard on assembly with choice of single or double ended. Mating board level terminal connector features surface mount tails along with through-hole weld tabs. Read More

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QFN Socket accommodates 6 x 6 mm package size.

November 19, 2014

Available for 0.5 mm pitch QFN40, Model CG-QFN-7009 operates at bandwidth up to 10 GHz with less than 1 dB of insertion loss. Socket features single latch snap lid with integrated spring loaded compression mechanism. Spring force can be adjusted for varying package thicknesses using set screw on top of lid. Mounted using supplied hardware on target PCB with no soldering, socket features contact resistance of 20 mΩ per pin, current capacity of 2 A per pin, and temperature range of -35 to +100°C. Read More

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SMT Socket accommodates wide range of pins.

September 16, 2014

Designed to accommodate mating pins ranging from 0.8–1.5 mm in diameter, EZ-BoardWare PCB Socket is intended for SMT assembly and suited for high-volume applications. Contacts are stackable on 2.54 mm pitch spacing. Design features 2-point contact system which ensures secure retention while facilitating removal and replacement of socketed component. Supplied in industry-standard tape and reel packaging, components can be automatically placed. Read More

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DDR3 SDRAM Socket accepts 0.8 mm pitch, 96-pin BGA ICs.

September 16, 2014

Able to socket 8 x 14 mm, 7.5 x 13 mm, 9 x 13 mm, and 9 x 16 mm ICs with BGA package on any PCB without any soldering, SG-BGA-6410 operates at bandwidths up to 8 GHz with less than 1dB insertion loss. Design dissipates up to several watts without extra heat sinking and can handle up to 100 W with custom heat sink. Footprint adds 2.5 mm on each side, and construction includes shoulder screw and swivel lid. Latter incorporates quick insertion method to accelerate IC changeout. Read More

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Push-Pull Connector features .053 in. height above PCB.

July 22, 2014

With .425 x .480 in. footprint, SIM8050 Nano SIM Connector features 6 contacts and protective full metal shell. Socket accepts 4th form factor Nano SIM card format, which measures .484 x .346 x .026 in. and maintains existing SIM contact arrangements. Suitable for 5,000 card insertion cycles, connector includes card stop function that prevents mis-orientation during card insertion. Plastic pegs and SMT hold-downs offer accurate PCB placement and PCB retention strength. Read More

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BGA Socket supports 1 mm pitch, 1924 pin BGA ICs.

July 8, 2014

Accommodating 45 x 45 mm and 47.5 x 47.5 mm package sizes, Model SG-BGA-6409 operates at bandwidths up to 8 GHz with less than 1 dB insertion loss. Socket can dissipate up to several watts without extra heat sinking and can handle up to 100 W with custom heat sink. Constructed with shoulder screw and swivel lid, socket is mounted on target PCB with no soldering. Device offers contact resistance of 20 mΩ per pin, current capacity of 2 A per pin, and temperature range of -35 to +100°C. Read More

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

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. Read More

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Miniature SMT Connectors deliver wire-to-board flexibility.

May 15, 2014

Designed for pluggable single conductor wiring of I/O signals, har-flexicon® series offers 2 pitch categories. Traditional 3.5–5.08 mm sizes have standard contact spacing, screw or push-in (spring cage) wire termination, and SMC termination to board. For finer pitch, 1.27 mm size with IDC offers tool-free termination for single wires, while 2.54 mm size includes connector and terminal blocks with 2–12 contacts, push-in termination, and positive latching between male and female components. Read More

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PCB Connector System saves board space.

April 29, 2014

Offered in 3-, 4-, and 5-pin versions, M12 90-Degree PCB Connector System mates according to IEC 60076-2-101, and is IP67-rated in mated and locked position. Integrated PWB support pegs allow connector to be centered on PWB edge for each nominal thickness of .040, .063, and .079 in. Available with A, B, and D coding, right angle connector is suited for fill level, range, measuring, and pressure sensors; light barriers; position switches; field bus; and industrial equipment. Read More