Press Release Summary:
Featuring press fit and O-ring assemblies, Spring Loaded Connectors achieve IPx7 level waterproof performance, minimizing need for additional waterproofing in device docking stations and terminals. Units offer current rating of 12 V AC/DC, 2 A and operate from -40 to +85Â°C. Applications include data collection terminals, data communication devices, wireless equipment, mobile GPS devices, and any other device docked within charging station.
Original Press Release:
Yokowo Waterproof Pogo Pins Protect Portable Devices
San Diego, CA - Yokowo's new custom waterproof spring loaded connectors (pogo pins) offer advanced protection for portable devices in harsh environments. Pogo pins featuring Yokowo press fit and O-ring assemblies achieve up to IPx7 level waterproof performance, while reducing the need for additional waterproofing and guards in device docking stations and terminals.
The following chart shows Yokowo's capabilities, and the approach to achieve different IP ratings.
Connector Mounting Method (1) IPx4 IPx5 IPx7
Press Fit (2) -Solder less
-Wave Solder X X Depending on
pitch and shape
-Reflow X Depending on
pitch and shape -
O-ring -Solder less
-Wave Solder X X X
-Reflow X X X
1. Manual & Wave solder does not apply excessive heat on housing.
2. Pogo pin only. Terminal needs to be insert-molded.
Basic specifications for waterproof spring loaded connectors include a rated current of AC/DC 12V 2A, operating temperatures of -40ºC - + 85ºC, and a rated durability of 100K cycles. Yokowo is also able to further customize the spring loaded connector solutions to meet specific design requirements, environments and needs.
Applications for waterproof connectors include data collection terminals, data communication devices, wireless equipment, mobile GPS devices, and any other type of device docked within a charging station.
As the world's largest spring connector manufacturer, Yokowo offers a wide range of the industry's finest pogo pins and connectors. The space saving and low profile spring pin designs allow for more freedom, while also minimizing the size and improving overall performance. Both standard and custom parts are available.
For more information, contact Yokowo America Corporation, 9939 Hibert St., #106, San Diego, CA, 92131, Phone: (858)547-3520, Fax: (858)547-3552, www.yokowoconnector.com firstname.lastname@example.org