PCB Connectors & Sockets

Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

Compact FPC Connector targets portable electronic applications.

August 25, 2016

Available in 31, 35, 41, and 51 positions, FH58 series features back flip style actuator that utilizes dual-sided flexible printed circuit (FPC). This, along with retention spring, delivers retention force of 15.0 N (top contact) and 14.5 N (bottom contact). With 0.2 mm pitch, 3.1 mm mounted depth, and 0.9 mm height, connector USB 3.0, Embedded DisplayPort v1.3, and MIPI D-PHY v1.1 standards while promoting PCB space conservation, impedance characteristics, and transmission speed.
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Electronic Components & Devices

Back Flip FPC Connector has space-conserving design.

August 19, 2016

Promoting design flexibility for high-speed applications, FH58 flexible printed circuit (FPC) connectors are available in 25, 31, 41 and 51 positions and support USB 3.0, Embedded DisplayPort v1.3, and MIPI D-PHY v1.1 standards. Back flip style actuator utilizes dual-sided FPC, and design results in PCB space conservation as well as optimized impedance characteristics and transmission speed. Along with metal lock mechanism, features include 0.2 mm pitch, 3.1 mm mounted depth, and 0.9 mm height. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

Machined Brass MCX Interconnects come in multiple configurations.

July 27, 2016

Straight, right-angle, or edge-mount PCB jacks offer surface or through-hole mounting options. Cable plugs 919-382J-51P, 919-383J-51A, 919-384-51P, and 919-385J-51S, designed for RG-178 (RG-196) and RG-174 (RG-188, RG-316) type cables, come in straight and right-angle versions. Performing at up to 6 GHz with VSWR of 1.10 (max) at 2.5 GHz for right-angle configurations, 50 Ω MCX connectors 919-386P-51S, 919-387P-51A, 919-388P-51S, and 919-389P-51A have slide-on coupling mechanism interface. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Type-C Compliant Interface Connector supports 5 Gbps.

June 16, 2016

With depth of only 8.35 mm, CX70 Series USB 3.1 Gen1 Connector creates additional PCB space for optimizing antenna design. Mid-mount unit simplifies retrofit and repair operations by utilizing both SMT and through hole soldering. Hybrid design also facilitates automated optical inspection and eases reworking of solder terminal joints with visible lead design. Featuring symmetrical mating design that allows for reversible plug insertion, 24-position connector is rated at 5 A for 100 W of power. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Miniature Latching Connectors suit LED applications.

May 19, 2016

Available with secure latching mechanism, PTSM Connectors can be locked together in lighting and other space-critical applications. Locking feature, which does not require any special tools, is compatible with existing PTSM headers, enabling connectors to be combined in multiple ways, such as wire-to-board, board-to-board, wire-to-wire, and through-board. Measuring 5 mm high with 2.5 mm pitch, connectors feature push-in connection technology and have 5 A, 150 V UL rating. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Hermaphroditic Connectors feature anti-magnetic design.

May 17, 2016

Available in 12-pin single-row and 54-pin dual-row configurations, MicroStac® SMT Connectors feature 5 mm board-to-board stack height and 1.5 mm effective wipe length. Non-ferrous connectors are designed for medical and instrumentation applications such as MRI machines, where ferrous materials can be hazardous and degrade test results. With ambient temperature of 20°C and current to all contacts, 12-position MicroStac connectors can transfer derated 2.2 A per contact. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Connectors and Terminal Blocks connect high-current I/O on PCB.

April 4, 2016

High Power terminal blocks and connectors enable high current inputs and outputs to be connected on PCB. Available with up to 35 mm² wire entry size and up to 125 A ratings, terminal blocks come in modular interlocking versions or solid blocks of up to 8 poles in range of pitches. Locking screw flanges are available. Two-part connectors, available up to 16 poles with wire entry sizes up to 16mm² and current rating up to 76 A, are also available with screw flanges. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Rugged Floating Board-to-Board Connector has self-aligning design.

January 12, 2016

Providing ±0.6 mm floating in X and Y axis, FX20 Series absorbs mounting misalignment from multiple stacking connectors and PCB shrinkage. Double beam contact structure provides shock and vibration resistance; each beam has unique vibration characteristic and contact force (0.5 and 0.35 N). Construction is resistant to sulfur dioxide, and operational range reaches 105°C. Parallel stacking and right-angle mating versions are available with 20–140 positions and range from 17.4–47.4 mm wide. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Fasteners & Hardware

Surface Mount Fasteners offer variety of attachments for PCBs.

January 11, 2016

Depending on type, PEM® ReelFast® Surface Mount Fasteners can be specified to mount, stack, or space boards; attach components to boards; create right-angle attachment points on boards; or enable repeated access without screws. All types are supplied on tape and reel compatible with existing SMT automated installation equipment. Where necessary, polyimide patch affixed to end of fasteners allows for vacuum pickup. Full range of unified or metric thread sizes and lengths are available. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Low-profile Connectors target mobile device battery packs.

December 9, 2015

Featuring space-saving design with stacking height of 0.7 mm and depth of 2.6 mm, hybrid BM25 Series is rated up to 9 A per pin for power contacts and 1 A per pin for signal contacts. Board-to-FPC connectors offer contact resistance as low as 5 mΩ or below for power contacts and 30 mΩ or below for signal contacts. Combining 6-point clip-like contact structure with 8-point metal lock, connectors' mating force is resistant to intense vibration and drop impact. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

Integrated USB 3.1 Connector supports mobile platforms.

December 7, 2015

Featuring integrated jumper and connector assembly, FPConnected™ USB 3.1 X-Beam™ Bridge includes ultra-low profile USB3.1 Type C receptacle, high-speed Flexible Printed Circuit, and low-profile X-Beam FPC-to-Board interposer. Product is available in variety of length options and can be independently mounted, eliminating time-consuming issues associated with main PCB mounting. In addition, connector delivers optimized signal integrity vs. standard board-to-board or traditional FPC connectors. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

DDR4 DIMM Connector offers press-fit mounting.

November 27, 2015

Measuring 6.50 x 21.3 x 141 mm with 2.4 mm max module seating plane, Model FCN-074B288-G/0P conserves PCB space while optimizing airflow. Unit's 2.35 mm contacts accommodate 1.8 mm thick substrates. Dual-contact structure provides contact reliability with inserted memory module using 2 contacts points per pad. Design resists dust, flux, and vibration to eliminate intermittent signal loss. Operating from -55 to +85°C, connector has current rating of 0.75 A and voltage rating of 29 Vac/Vdc. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

Horizontal Hi-Rel Connectors reduce PCB stacking height to 5.6 mm.

November 17, 2015

Fostering space conservation, Gecko G125 series includes 1.25 mm pitch connectors that are available in 8 standard positions: 6, 10, 12, 16, 20, 26, 34, and 50. Products facilitate mother and daughter board configuration, handle 2 A per contact, and function from -65 to +150°C and under extreme vibration (Z axis 100 g, 6 m/s). While polarization points prevent mismating, mechanical hold-down latching system promotes connection security. Optional latches aid de-latching. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Spring Contact Connectors reduce size and weight of PCB designs.

November 16, 2015

Spring Contact Connectors includes extended C and Positive Stop models in 9 different heights (from 4.5 mm down to 1.1 mm above board level) that reduce size, weight, and profile of PCB designs. Available in different widths to offer choice of spring contact forces, these interconnects maintain positive force against mating surface and are tolerant to mating misalignment. Positive stop prevents damage caused by over compression, and contact anti hook up feature is also standard. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Hybrid Board-to-FPC Connector has space-conserving design.

November 11, 2015

Delivering shock- and vibration-resistant connectivity, BM24 Series is designed for power line connection. Design, which concentrates power lines into 2 power contacts rated up to 5 A/line and features signal contacts rated to 0.25 A/line, ensures temperature rise of <30°C when carrying 5 A and supports USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) transmission. With lead pitch of 0.35 mm, 10-position model measures 2.3 x 5.25 x 0.8 mm and includes 10 signal plus 2 power pins. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Right Angle Socket Array provides 28+ Gbps performance.

November 10, 2015

Featuring choice of 8 or 10 rows and up to 50 contacts per row, SEARAY™ .0315 in. pitch socket array is suited for micro backplane applications. Open pin field design allows for maximum grounding and routing flexibility with up to 500 total Edge Rate® contacts. Contact system maximizes cycle life and minimizes effects of broadside coupling, which decreases crosstalk. Utilizing 34 AWG micro ribbon coax cable, mating cable assembly offers signal to ground ratio of 4:1 and optional screw downs. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Wire-to-Board Connectors come in dual-row version.

November 9, 2015

Available in vertical and right angle versions, 10-pin and 20-pin MaxiBridge™ Connectors provide current carrying capacity up to 12 A per contact on 2.54 mm grid for heavy-duty and space-saving connections. Straight and angled male connectors are fitted with SMT terminations and strain relief features, while female connector accommodates 180° cable exit with corresponding contact chambers for crimp and poke terminations. Molded-in active latch with audible click confirms proper connection. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Silver Connector supports LCD to PCB connections.

October 29, 2015

With current carrying capacity up to 300 mA per square .040 in., Series 5002 Silver Zebra® Connector exhibits contact resistance of less than 500 mΩ. Interconnect device creates redundant electrical contact through design that incorporates 240 alternating layers of silver-filled conductive elastomer and non-conductive silicone material per inch of connector. Precise construction provides centerline pitch between layers of .004 in. and allows for .015 in. pad spacing on PCB. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

USB 3.1 Type C Plugs and Sockets help shrink PCB footprints.

October 14, 2015

With bi-directional power capability and support for USB-1 standards with 10 Gbps top speed and up to 20 V (100 W), 3 A output, USB 3.1 Type C interconnects help accelerate data transfer, increase power transmission, and minimize PCB footprints. For circuit board socket use, USB-C receptacle (Cat No. 953) offers hybrid mount configuration. For standard or custom USB-C cable assemblies, Type C plug kit (Cat No. 954), supplied unassembled with metal housing, ensures strain relief. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Multiport Coaxial Connectors feature 6 GHz, 50 ohm contacts.

October 7, 2015

Suitable for RG178 cables, Datamate Multiport Coaxial Connectors are available with 2, 4, 6, or 8 contacts and are suited for hi-reliability applications. Units are designed with single body molding to resist extremes of shock, vibration, and temperature in challenging environments. Equipped with hexagonal slotted jackscrews for secure fixing to PCB, ganged connectors come in vertical and horizontal orientation styles for PCB thicknesses of 3.5 mm and 5 mm. Read More