Connector System joins dual monitors.

Press Release Summary:

Model DMS-59(TM) connects multiple digital and analog monitors to low-profile PCI and AGP graphic cards. Product incorporates LFH(TM) (Low Force Helix) contacts and voided pin, used as keying mechanism. Meeting VESA(TM) requirements for impedance, cross-talk, and skew, system consists of 59-circuit receptacle and cable plug adapter. Unit may be connected to 2 DVI-D receptacles, 2 VGA receptacles, or one DVI receptacle and one VGA receptacle.

Original Press Release:

Molex's DMS-59(TM) System Connects Dual Monitors Reliably

DesignCon 2003, Santa Clara, CA - January 28, 2003 - Achieve a reliable connection for dual monitor systems with the new DMS-59(TM) Connector System From Molex Incorporated. VESA* chose Molex's DMS-59 system interface as the proposed standard for connecting both digital and analog multiple monitors to low-profile PCI and AGP graphic cards. This connector features Molex's LFH(TM) (Low Force Helix) contacts, which are widely used throughout the industry in a broad range of applications.

Per VESA's standard for Multi-Display Interfaces, this connector design has a voided pin, which is used as the keying mechanism. This connector system consists of a 59-circuit receptacle and cable plug adapter and meets VESA requirements for impedance, cross-talk and skew.

Molex has three adapter assemblies available: DMS-59 to two DVI-D receptacles; DMS-59 to two VGA receptacles; and DMS-59 to one DVI receptacle and one VGA receptacle.

Pricing for the DMS-59 Connector System depends on quantity and part number. For example, when purchased in quantities of 10,000, the receptacle would cost approximately $2.90 each. Typical lead time is four to six weeks. Samples of these products are now available.

Molex Incorporated is a 64-year-old global manufacturer of electronic, electrical and fiber optic interconnection systems. Based in Lisle, Illinois, USA, the company operates 54 manufacturing facilities in 19 countries. The Molex Website address is

*VESA is a trade mark of the Video Electronics Standards Association

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