Micro Pitch Interconnect offers misalignment tolerance.

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Intended for multiple connector, Board-to-Board applications facing potential misalignment issues, FT5/FS5 Series feature .5 mm pitch in dual row design with 15 or 30 contacts per row. Floating contact system, which provides .5 mm float in X and Y directions, absorbs location errors during mounting connectors on PCB. Featuring through-hole weld tab for stability in rugged or harsh environments, surface mount system is available in 5 or 7 mm mated stack height.



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Floating Contact - FT5/FS5



Samtec has recently introduced a new micro pitch interconnect ideal for multiple connector, Board-to-Board applications facing potential misalignment issues. The FT5/FS5 Series features a floating contact system that provides .5mm float in the X and Y directions absorbing most location errors during mounting the connectors on the PCB.

The FT5/FS5 Series are on .5mm (.0197") pitch in a dual row design with 15 or 30 contacts per row. This highly reliable surface mount system is available in a 5mm or 7mm mated stack height. These connectors feature a through-hole weld tab as standard for further stability in rugged or harsh environments as standard.

Other features of our highly reliable surface mount Floating Connector System (FT5/FS5 Series) include:

  • .5mm (.0197") pitch
  • Samtec's new floating contacts
  • Dual row
  • Up to 60 total contacts
  • 5mm or 7mm stack heights
  • Through-hole weld tab
  • Pick and place pads and tape-n-reel packaging as standard
  • Right angle terminal in design for micro backplane applications
  • Ideal for multiple connector applications

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