AdvancedMC Connectors Support High-Speed Interfaces Up To 12.5Gbps And The AdvancedTCA And MicroTCA Standard

Wake Forest, North Carolina - May 6, 2008- BTC is a stocking distributor for Yamaichi's Advanced Mezzanine Card (CN074 Series) connector. CN074 supports data transfer between AdvacedMC and AvancedTCA Carrier Board (blade) at 12.5Gbps and beyond, optimizing the performance of the AdvancedTCA system. The excellent electrical properties, and overall performance make these connectors ideal for Carrier grade needs for Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability (RAS). The Hot-Swappable feature allows the user to install or uninstall the cards directly from the front of AdvancedTCA and MicroTCA shelf without turning off power.

The CN074 connector is a "Z-pluggable" surface mount compression connector. The modular design allows more flexibility to meet the spec and create custom designs. CN074 is available in Type B, B+, AB and A+B+. The connector is rated for 200 mating cycles and operating temperatures of -40°C to 70°C. CN074 is PICMG AMC.0 Revision 1.0, GR-1217-CORE and RoHS Compliant. The full line of Yamaichi test & burn-in products, board-to-board, board-to-cable and I/O connectors and production sockets is available from BTC Electronic Components.

About BTC Electronic Components

BTC Electronic Components, Inc. is an ISO9001:2000, AS9120, and MIL-STD-790
certified value-added supplier of connectors, connector accessories, and heat shrink
products to the military/aerospace, industrial, medical, telecommunications and process
control markets. BTC is an authorized stocking distributor and Military Class C Assembly facility. BTC can provide custom assembly, modification of standard components, customized packaging solutions, technical support to engineers, application specific design as well as standard value-added services including: just-in-time delivery, bar coding, mil packaging and EDI.

For more information on BTC Electronic Components, please visit the web site at You may also contact the BTC Electronics Marketing Department at 919-556-8900; via mail at 2709 Connector Drive, Wake Forest, NC 27587; or e-mail at

About Yamaichi

Yamaichi Electronics USA, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary division of Yamaichi Electronics Company, LTD. and serves as a corporate sales office representing Yamaichi products in North America. Yamaichi specializes in Test & Burn-In sockets and Production connectors, as well as standard and high density connectors. Yamaichi continues to develop and manufacture products of the highest quality and reliability and is in a position to make major contributions to the development of today's wide-ranging information technology requirements.

For more information, contact:

Melissa Sanders

Marketing Specialist

919-556-8900 x 8010

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