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One-piece power interface for edge of PCB

14 August 2002 Interconnection

Samtec offers a new connector (PEC Series) that is designed to bring power to the board through an edge card interface with three, seven or 10 contacts. The Power-Edge one-piece interface is rated at up to 5 A and has contacts on 2,54 mm pitch.

Built-in card latches on the PEC Series connector increase the withdrawal force required for removing the power board. Optional alignment pins and locking clips can be provided to ease processing when attaching the interface to the board. Samtec one-piece interfaces help reduce cost by requiring the purchase and processing of only one component rather than two. Additionally, they provide superior quality through the elimination of bent pins typical of multi-component systems.

For more information: Bradley Richards, Spectrum Concepts, 011 395 3184.



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