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Molex will help bring your next generation of cars to life by driving innovative interconnect and technical solutions through collaborative design. With Molex’s capabilities and extensive experience in the automotive market, high-quality solutions for the future of cars has never been so close. From the connected vehicle, safety and driver assist to body electronics and power train solutions, together, we can make your designs a reality.

Stac64™

Molex, Stack64

Available in single- or ganged multiple-bay configurations, the PAP and Mylar-version Stac64 connectors support unsealed transportation applications with shorter lead-times and optimum design flexibility without the need for costly custom tooling.

Part Family:

  • 346910201: Stac64 Right Angle Header Assembly, 20 Circuits, Polarization B, Gray, Tray. MLQ:560
  • 34691-0081: Stac64 Right Angle Header Assembly, 8 Circuits, Polarization B, Gray, Tray. MLQ: 1008
  • 34729-0081: Stac64 Receptacle Assembly, 8 Circuits, Polarization B, Gray, Tray. MLQ: 2500

Features and Benefits

Feature Benefit
  • Stackable connection system of readily available PCB headers
  • The header and receptacle housings are molded in standard USCAR color schemes for additional polarizations
  • Pre-assembled, linear Mylar PC tail alignment strip for right angle headers
  • Reduced time-to-market: engineering and validation times reduced significantly
  • No tooling necessary to produce custom multi-bay headers
  • Matches harness connector color coding scheme for visual aid in assembly

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MX64™ Sealed Connectors

Molex Automotive Solutions, MX64 Sealed Connectors

Designed to USCAR approved footprints and meets USCAR testing requirements. Small and compact, the MX64™ single-row female housings set the standard for 2.54mm pitch sealed connectors. These connectors allow for the greatest level of flexibility by accommodating three different female terminal systems.

Part Family:

  • 33467-0006: 2.54mm Pitch MX64™ Terminal, Gold (Au) Plating, 18-20 AWG, Left Reel Payoff, Also used with MX123™ Female Receptacle Housing. MLQ: 27,000.
  • 31404-3110: 2.54mm MX64™ Sealed Crimp Housing, Single Row, Kaizan Terminal, Black, 3 Circuits, Polarization A, with CPA Lock. MLQ: 800.

Features and Benefits

Feature Benefit
  • Meets all USCAR footprints and testing requirements for 0.64mm square-pin connector systems
  • Available with or without CPA
  • Four polarization options available in four different colors
  • Compliance with OEM directives
  • Adds locking protection when CPA is used
  • Prevents mis-mating
 

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DuraClik™ SMT Wire-to-Board Connectors

Molex Automotive Solutions, DuraClick SMT Wire-to-Board Connectors

Molex’s expanded line of DuraClik connectors with terminal retainer options provides superior electrical contact reliability, mating retention and space savings compared to competitive versions for high-vibration and high-temperature applications. Available now in 2 to15 circuits with both tin and gold plating options.

Part Family:

  • 502352-0400: DuraClik Wire-to-Board Header, Single Row, Right Angle, 4 Circuits, Tin (Sn) Plating, Natural. MLQ: 4200.
  • 502351-0400: DuraClik Wire-to-Board Receptacle Housing, Single Row, 4 Circuits, Natural. MLQ: 24000.
  • 560085-0101: DuraClik Crimp Terminal, Female, 22-26 AWG, Reel. MLQ: 48,000.

Features and Benefits

Feature Benefit
  • Positive inner-lock design
  • "Click" sound when mated
  • Secure PCB retention using a shock-proof SMT design with wide solder tabs (nails)
  • Provides space savings and prevents latch breakage from wire tangling
  • Audible mating confirmation
  • Provides secure PCB retention that can withstand upward pull force of 100N (10kgf) to meet automotive vibration requirements
 

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Mini50™ Unsealed Connector System

Molex Automotive Solutions, Mini50™ Unsealed Connector System

Delivering 50% space savings over traditional USCAR 0.64mm connectors with smaller terminals to fit more signals into vehicle interiors, the Mini50 Unsealed Connector System is approved as the industry’s only USCAR 050 interface.

Part Family:

  • 34791-0020: Mini50 Unsealed Receptacle, Single Row, Non-Bridged, without CPA, 2 Circuits, Polarization Option A, Black. MLQ:27,000
  • 34912-8020: Mini50 Unsealed Receptacle, Single Row, Non-Bridged, without CPA, 2 Circuits, Polarization Option A, Black. MLQ: 750
  • 560023-0421: CTX50 Receptacle Terminal, Unsealed, M-Grip, D-Wind, Left Payoff. MLQ:64,000

Features and Benefits

Feature Benefit
  • Designed and tested to USCAR 050 specifications
  • 50% smaller than USCAR 0.64mm unsealed interfaces
  • Addition of 2 circuit-size SMT headers and receptacles
  • Approved as the industry’s only USCAR 050 approved interface from 4 to 24 circuits. Larger circuit versions also comply with USCAR specifications
  • Minimizes PCB footprint for design flexibility and space saving
  • Delivers the only two-circuit connector with a 0.50mm terminal interface in the industry. Tested to full USCAR specifications. Enhances design flexibility
 

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stAK50h™ Infotainment Connector System

Molex Automotive Solutions, stAK50h™ Infotainment Connector System

Leveraging industry-approved terminal design, the stAK50h Infotainment Connector System incorporates unsealed hybrid connectors to deliver both signal and Ethernet connectivity through one low-footprint connector.

Part Family:

  • 160013-3041: AK50 HYB HDR ASSY 56 CKT KEY4&1/56. MLQ: 351
  • 160014-0001: AK50 HYBRID RCPT 28 CKT DKGRY KEY 1. MLQ: 500
  • 160014-0004: AK50 HYBRID RCPT 28 CKT BLACK KEY 4. MLQ: 500

Features and Benefits

Feature Benefit
  • Standard USCAR color-coded housings
  • Compliant to USCAR-2 and global automotive OEM standards
  • 0.50mm and 1.20mm terminals developed around NanoMQS and AK (Arbeitskreis) Specifications
  • Support visual polarization and expedite assembly of connector systems
  • Enables faster time-to-market
  • Supports a wide range of low-current signal (4.0A) and Ethernet applications
 

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