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AVX Introduces First Single-piece, Low Pin Count, Top-entry, Vertical Card Edge Connector

Tue, 09/10/2013 - 1:53pm
WDD Staff


AVX Corporation (Greenville, SC) has introduced a unique new one-piece, top-entry, vertical card edge connector for use in a broad range of industrial applications. Available with two to six positions, this latest addition to AVX’s continuously expanding 00-9159 card edge connector series is the first single-piece, low pin count, top-entry, vertical card edge connector available for the industrial marketplace. Enabling small perpendicular daughter cards – such as module and programming cards – to be easily plugged into the top side of a main board, the new 00-9159 Series connector features an innovative, dual-slotted PCB board opening capable of accommodating 0.8 or 1.6 mm board thicknesses. This unique configuration, combined with high-reliability, gold-plated beryllium copper spring contacts, provides engineers with a versatile, robust, and cost-effective single-piece solution for low pin count perpendicular PCB mating in harsh industrial applications. Features include:

  • Removable pick and place cap to support robotic placement and SMT termination.
  • Rated for 2 A per gold-plated BeCu contact.
  • 250 VAC and 10 cycles in temperatures spanning -40° to +120°C.

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