TE Connectivity 0.5mm fine pitch connectors

0.5mm fine pitch hermaphroditic connectors

TE Connectivity's new 0.5mm fine pitch board-to-board connectors feature a hermaphroditic, “mate-to-itself” design to help simplify inventory management and lower costs. This efficiency helps reduce inventory and can also save time and cost associated with qualifying new parts for a design. These connectors are reliable for use in demanding applications with features including dual point contacts, guidance posts and a high operating temperature.

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Features/Applications

Features Applications
  • Reduce inventory product mix with a hermaphroditic design that consolidates part numbers and components 
  • Help save time and cost associated with qualifying new parts – instead of a header part and a receptacle part for each connection, there is only one part number 
  • Reliable performance in demanding applications with an operating temperature of -40°C to +125°C, making them suitable for use in applications such as industrial controls, military and motor vehicles
  • Support PCIe Gen 3 compatibility at up to 8 Gbps data rates with a stub-less contact interface 
  • Withstand harsh environments with optional UL94V-0 flammability-rated LCP material 
  • Provide better precision and reliability with a dual point contact design (versus single point) 
  • Help ensure easy mating with four guidance posts 
  • Point-of-Sale (POS) devices 
  • Retail equipment 
  • Networking 
  • Data and mass storage 
  • Instrumentation 
  • Industrial controls
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