PC Card Connectors feature universal slot design.

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Measuring 5 x 75 mm, Cannon Express Card 26-pin Connectors and Cover Sets meet PCMCIA demands for 34 and 54 mm wide modules and enable both ExpressCard 34 and 54 cards to fit in same aperture. Stainless steel cover sets can be snapped together or ultrasonically welded. Design is RoHS-compliant and allows up to 10,000 cover set mating cycles. Applications include notebook computers, smart card readers, security ID and biometric devices, TV tuners, and memory media adapters.

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Small, Robust PC Card Connectors and Cover Sets from ITT Electronic Components

SANTA ANA, Calif. - April 20, 2007 - Cannon Express Card 26 pin edge card connectors and cover sets meet the PCMCIA industry's demands for 34mm and 54mm wide modules. Stainless steel cover sets are quick and easy to assemble, and can either be snapped together or ultrasonically welded.

With a universal slot design with module formats measuring 5mm deep by just 75mm long, the connectors and cover sets enable both compact ExpressCard/34 and /54 cards to fit in the same aperture, saving component count. This robust design is RoHS-compliant and allows up to 10,000 cover set mating cycles.

"Our PCMCIA customers requested we support this new industry standard and we are pleased to accommodate their needs by launching our own line of Cannon Express Card products. This product is now in production with short lead-times even for customized modifications," said George Blazas, Product Marketing Manager.

The connectors have many applications in the IT industry, such as notebook computers, smart card readers, security ID and biometric devices, TV tuners and memory media adapters. Alongside the standard Express Card modules, specialist variations are available, such as extended rear modules, multiple connector offsets, subscriber identity cut-outs and decorative finishes.

About ITT Electronic Components
Electronic Components an international supplier of connectors, including circular, rectangular, fiber optic, RF, power and high voltage, audio and application custom specific connectors, PCMCIA and Compact Flash Card connectors and enclosures, and cable assemblies. www.ittcannon.com

About ITT
ITT Corporation supplies advanced technology products and services in several growth markets. ITT is a global leader in the transport, treatment and control of water, wastewater and other fluids. The company plays a vital role in international security through its defense communications and electronics products; space surveillance and intelligence systems; and advanced engineering and related services. It also serves the growing leisure marine and electronic components markets with a wide range of products. Headquartered in White Plains, NY, the company generated $7.8 billion in 2006 sales.

Leads Contact:
Allene Macklin
ITT Electronic Components
666 East Dyer Road
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Tel: 714-628-2173
Fax: 714-628-2249
Email: allene.macklin@itt.com

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