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SMT gull wing connectors

13 November 2013 Interconnection

Mill-Max Mfg. Corp announced the availability of a new fine-pitch SMT gull wing connector series. The series comprises the 860-10-0XX-30-002000 (1 mm gull wing SMT header available in 3 to 26 positions) and the 861-13-0XX-30-002000 (1 mm gull wing SMT socket available in 3 to 26 positions).

With a board-to-board stack height measuring less than 7,62 mm, the connectors are ideal for tight, compact spaces in which a surface mount, precision-machined connector is the preferred design choice. In addition, the diameter of the leads – 0,36 mm for the socket; 0,38 mm for the header – leaves a tiny footprint, saving valuable PCB space.

Sockets feature gold-plated shells and contacts, and headers gold-plated pins, ensuring optimum conductivity and superior wear resistance. The gull wing design allows for more effective and efficient inspection of the solder joints.

The connectors are RoHS compliant, equipped with high-temperature insulators and suitable for RoHS soldering processes. The socket end uses a low-insertion force contact inside the receptacles, and a gas-tight connection is made when mated. Coplanarity is 0,13 mm.

All Mill-Max pin headers and receptacle sockets feature high-speed, screw-machined pins and receptacles manufactured to precision tolerances. Inside each 861 series receptacle is a precision stamped beryllium copper Mill-Max #04 3-finger contact clip with a pin acceptance range of 0,2 mm – 0,33 mm diameter and a current rating of 2 A.



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