How to Specify High-Speed Mezzanine Connectors

High-speed signal integrity concerns make choosing a connector for mezzanine board-to-board applications even more complex. Julian Ferry of Samtec offers advice on how to specify high-speed mezzanine connectors.   Choosing a connector for mezzanine board-to-board applications presents specification challenges in several engineering disciplines. High-speed signal integrity concerns make the selection even more complex. What is aRead More

Mill-Max Multi-Purpose Terminal Pin

The Mill-Max multi-purpose terminal pin offers a press-fit tail, slotted head, and an additional press-fit feature on the barrel of the pin for reliable connection options. Mill-Max introduced a new terminal pin suitable for use in a variety of board-to-board and wire-to-board applications. It features a compliant press-fit tail, slotted head, and an additional press-fit feature onRead More

Mill-Max Combination Signal/Power Connectors

The new Mill-Max combination signal/power connectors simplify board layouts and provide flexibility in system design. Mill-Max introduced new connector products designed for combined signal and power transmission. These connectors eliminate the need to choose separate connectors for power and signal, while simplifying board layouts, providing versatility, and delivering reliable and consistent performance. There are two connector set options:Read More

ept’s flexilink Press-Fit Board-to-Board Connectors

ept’s flexilink press-fit board-to-board connectors utilize the Tcom press-fit system. ept introduced flexilinkb-t-b,a new board-to-board connector range based on the Tcom press-fit system. The connectors provide high-quality, non-pluggable connections between PCBs at a pitch of 2.54mm. The advantages are a reliable mechanical as well as electrical board-to-board connection created using just a single part. There is no need forRead More

Mill-Max 2mm Pitch Spring-Loaded Connectors

Mill-Max 2mm pitch spring-loaded connectors offer durability and space savings for board-to-board or device-to-board connections. Mill-Max has expanded its line of spring-loaded products with a 2mm pitch spring-loaded connector. As always, real estate is at a premium in electronic packaging as designers demand tighter-pitch interconnects that deliver high-quality performance. These spring-loaded connectors (SLCs) are an appealingRead More

TE Low-Profile Hermaphroditic Connectors

The new TE hermaphroditic connectors are low-profile board-to-board and wire-to-board connectors that are ideal for lighting applications. TE announced its low-profile, surface-mount technology (SMT), miniature hermaphroditic connectors. The connectors are designed to provide power between adjacent linear LED lighting strip modules and enable faster and more efficient connections by allowing customers to mate and unmate linearRead More

FCI EconoStik 2.54mm Headers

FCI EconoStik headers are un-shrouded and support a wide variety of board-to-board applications. FCI introduced the economical EconoStik 2.54mm range of un-shrouded headers, which is capable of supporting a wide variety of board-to-board applications. EconoStik 2.54mm headers are available in single-row and double-row versions with vertical thru-hole, right-angle thru-hole, and vertical SMT versions, with pin counts upRead More

FCI Minitek Pwr 3.0 and 4.2 Connectors

Minitek Pwr 3.0 and 4.2 connectors mark FCI’s first foray into the mid-power wire-to-wire and wire-to-board markets. FCI announced the launch of the cost-effective Minitek Pwr 3.0 and Minitek Pwr 4.2 connectors. FCI’s Minitek Pwr 3.0 is designed for power applications with current ratings of up to 5A per contact. Engineered for wire-to-wire and wire-to-board applications, its crimp-and-snap-in receptacles are used to terminate AWGRead More

Hirose IT-P Series Power Pin Connectors

Hirose IT-P Series power pin connectors are designed for assembly alongside IT3 and IT5 Series high-speed mezzanine connectors. Hirose has strengthened its board-to-board power connector product offering with the development of the flexible and customizable IT-P Series. Featuring a three-piece structure with mating receptacle, interposer, and mounting receptacle, the IT-P Series provides a wide range of variableRead More

AVX Single-Pogo-Pin Board-to-Board Contacts

AVX single-Pogo-pin board-to-board contacts are ideal for high-lifecycle, harsh-environment applications. AVX Corporation introduced a new series of single-Pogo-pin board-to-board (BTB) contacts designed for use in high-lifecycle commercial, industrial, medical, and military applications that demand robust, high-reliability components. Available in five standard compressed stacking heights spanning 2.0mm to 5.0mm – the maximum working range and compressedRead More

ECT High-Performance SCM Radial Connectors

The new ECT high-performance SCM Radial Connectors are ideal for battery charging, board-to-board connections, interposers, and medical devices. Everett Charles Technologies’ (ECT) Compliant Connector Solutions introduced the SCM family of high-performance Radial Connectors – SC1 – at ATX/MD&M West. The SC1 connectors are offered with single and paired rows, easy-to-configure connector footprints, and the ECTRead More

SUYIN Customized Board-to-Board Connectors

SUYIN Customized Board-to-Board Connectors SUYIN offers a broad range of standard PCB connectors and board-to-board connectors ranging from very simple contact configurations to highly complex configurations covering a wide variety of pitches, fine pitch (0.5 mm) to 2.54 mm and higher pitches. But the demand for customized solutions is growing — especially for applications inRead More

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