Board-to-Board Connector features scalable one-piece design.

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Suited for mobile device manufacturers, Compressive Board-to-Board Connector joins main PCB to gold-plated secondary PCB by compression of contacts. Unit is scalable in number of positions, height, and pitch to optimize design flexibility. Made of thermal plastic and copper alloy, connector features pre-loaded contacts and dimples on contact area. Co-planarity of 0.08 mm over all solder tails minimizes solder paste thickness.


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Optimized Scalable One-Piece Board-to-Board Connector Improves Design Flexibility

HARRISBURG, Pa. - TE Connectivity introduces a sleek, one-piece compressive board-to-board connector that enables connecting to a gold-plated secondary board by compression of the contacts. This connector, adopted by major mobile device manufacturers, is scalable in a number of positions, height and pitch, to enhance design flexibility. The new compressive board-to-board connector, made of high temperature thermal plastic and copper alloy, includes dimples on the contact area and features preloaded contacts, which are protected from damage that can occur through accidental contact lifting. The 0.08mm co-planarity over all solder tails further reduces solder paste thickness, allowing for greater accuracy and expanded applications. The products are packaged in embossed tape to allow for automatic pick and place operations, helping to reduce manufacturing costs and lead time. With a sleek design, scalability and optimization for automated production, this first-generation one-piece board-to-board connector connects the main PCB board with secondary PCB boards -- making it ideal for mobile devices, cameras, handheld GPS, etc. For more information on this new board-to-board connector from TE, please visit www.te.com/industry/mobiledevices?s_cid=con_con_te_var_oth_FY12CDBtBOPR_PR. About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a global, $14 billion company that designs and manufactures approximately 500,000 products that connect and protect the flow of power and data inside the products that touch every aspect of our lives. Our nearly 100,000 employees partner with customers in virtually every industry-from consumer electronics, energy and healthcare, to automotive, aerospace and communication networks-enabling smarter, faster, better technologies to connect products to possibilities. More information on TE Connectivity can be found at http://www.te.com. TE Connectivity and TE connectivity (logo) are trademarks.

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