Molex FAKRA II SMB Connector System

FAKRA II SMB connector system

Molex’s FAKRA II connectors provide a solution to the automotive industry’s increasing demand for on-board telematics, with connectors that improve functionality at a competitive cost. Designed for utilisation within applications such as SDARS, cellular, GPS navigation, key-less entry, and satellite radio, FAKRA provides coaxial connection on devices with external antennas. 

With almost every smart metre gateway containing a C and D coded FAKRA, the growth of new technologies will increase the need for the enhanced features offered by the FAKRA II connector system. 

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Features/Applications

Features Applications
  • Connector rotates 360° inside the plastic shroud to enable easy routing inside an automobile and relieve stress on the cable
  • Secondary plug locking latch for enhanced reliability meets USCAR and FAKRA specifications
  • Numerous keying options and colour codes provide design flexibility and ease-of-reference to specific applications   
  • Cable-mount jacks and plugs provide versatility for design, including in-line connections
  • Machined contact versions available, using industry-standard indent-crimp terminal tools, providing ease-of-use without additional tooling investment
  • Stamped-centre contact versions available, using special crimp dies and are ideal for bench-top or pneumatic crimping machines
  • Mates with original FAKRA PCB jacks and plugs, enabling backward compatibility to existing components to minimise additional costs 
  • Telematic applications
    • GPS
    • Radio
    • Television
    • Mobile phones
    • WiFi
    • Bluetooth
    • Keyless entry
  • Other markets
    • SDARS
    • Smart grid
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