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IDC connectors for discrete wires

27 August 2014 Interconnection

Samtec recently released a discrete wire IDC (insulation displacement connection) system on 2,00 mm pitch, designed for a highly reliable connection and ease of termination in field applications. Available as an IDC connector only, this system eliminates the need for special tooling or separate parts such as bodies and contacts.

The offering includes a cable socket connector (I2SS series) and a mating board-level header (T2I series). The former is available in 2, 3, 4 or 5 positions and accepts AWG #24 discrete wires, which are held in place by the connector and then terminated with standard flat jaw pliers. The board-level header has a single-row configuration with through-hole termination for increased stability on the board. In addition, a single end latching system is standard for secure locking.

This system is ideal for industrial applications including installation, testing and maintenance in the field. Additional applications include I/O, controls, factory automation, instrumentation and measurement equipment.



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