Hinged Interconnect offers mating orientation flexibility.

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Suited for applications that call for blind mating or have tight PCB real estate, hinged PowerStrip(TM)/25 Socket Terminal system (FMPS/FMPT Series) allows for 90° or horizontal (planar) board-to-board interfaces and 90° mating radius. Design flexibility allows connectors to be mated at angle convenient for production and then rotated to final, permanent required orientation. Available with up to 8 power pins on .200 in. pitch, product can achieve current rating up to 25 A per contact.


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Mating Orientation Flexibility with Samtec's New Hinged PowerStrip(TM)

Samtec has expanded its rugged PowerStrip(TM) High Power Interconnect family with a hinged version of its 25 Amp PowerStrip(TM)/25 system. The FMPS/FMPT Series are ideal for applications that call for blind mating or where PCB real estate is tight. The hinged PowerStrip(TM)/25 Socket Terminal system (FMPS/FMPT Series) is a unique system that allows for 90° or horizontal (planar) board-to-board interfaces and a 90° mating radius. The flexibility of this design allows the connectors to be mated at an angle convenient for production and then rotated to the final, permanent required orientation. It is available with up to 8 power pins on .200" (5,08mm pitch) and can achieve a robust current rating up to 25 Amps per contact at 75°C. Optional locking clips and a screw down configuration for the socket are also available. The hinged PowerStrip(TM)/25 joins High Power 35 Amp PowerStrip/35(TM) connector systems, 25 Amp PowerStrip(TM)/25 connectors and discrete wire cables, and the 10 Amp PowerStrip(TM)/10 modular connector system. Samtec's full line of Rugged/Power solutions also includes Power Mate(TM), Mini Mate® and Q Series® High Speed/Power connectors and cables, and a variety of Rugged/Power Headers and Sockets. Pricing is about $ .25 per 25 amp pin in quantities. For more information on Samtec's new Hinged PowerStrip(TM), contact: Samtec, Inc. o P.O. Box 1147 o New Albany, IN 47151-1147 o Phone: 1-800-SAMTEC-9 or 812-944-6733 o Fax: 812-948-5047 o Internet: www.samtec.com o E-mail: info@samtec.com.

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