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Press fit socket arrays

25 November 2015 Interconnection

Samtec’s family of SEARAY open pin field arrays has expanded to include a right angle socket with press fit terminations for increased design flexibility and high retention. This socket is a high-density solution for micro backplane applications with Samtec’s Edge Rate contact system optimised for signal integrity.

Available in 8- and 10-row designs with up to 500 total I/Os on a 1,27 mm pitch grid, the SEAFP-RA series delivers maximum grounding and routing flexibility, low insertion/extraction forces and high cycle life. Optional guide post holes aid in proper alignment when mating with SEARAY terminal arrays, which are also available in right angle and press fit terminations.

The featured Edge Rate contact system increases cycle life and minimises the effects of broadside coupling, which decreases crosstalk for superior signal integrity performance and impedance control. This rugged contact system is also less prone to damage when ‘zippered’ during unmating.

For more information contact Spectrum Concepts, +27 (0)11 425 1400, sales@spectrumconcepts.co.za, www.spectrumconcepts.co.za



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