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Edge Card Connector Systems

High-speed edge card interconnects on choice of 0.50 mm, 0.60 mm, 0.635 mm, 0.80 mm, 1.00 mm, 1.27 mm or 2.00 mm pitch and a variety of orientations.

High-Speed Card Systems

High-Speed Card Systems

High-speed edge card sockets in vertical, right-angle, and edge mount designs with choice of 0.50 mm, 0.635 mm, 0.80 mm, 1.00 mm, 1.27 mm and 2.00 mm pitch.


High-Speed 0.60 mm Pitch Edge CardHigh-Speed 0.60 mm Pitch Edge Card

High-speed edge card sockets with differential pair Edge Rate® contacts for 56 Gbps PAM4 performance.

Features
  • 56 Gbps PAM4 performance
  • 0.60 mm pitch differential pair system
  • PCIe® Gen 5 compatible
  • Compliant to SFF-TA-1002: x4 (1C), x8 (2C), x16 (4C & 4C+)
  • Meets Gen Z™ specifications
  • Edge Rate® contacts optimized for signal integrity performance and cycle life
  • 0.60 mm pitch mating high-speed cable assembly in development
Series
V
  • HSEC6-DV
High-Speed 0.60 mm Pitch Edge Card

High-Speed (0.80 mm) Pitch Edge CardHigh-Speed (0.80 mm) Pitch Edge Card

High-speed edge card sockets with rugged Edge Rate® contacts.

Features
  • Performance: Up to 18.5 GHz / 37 Gbps
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts
  • Card slot: 1.60 mm (.062")
  • Single-ended and differential pairs
  • Vertical, right-angle, edge mount
  • Optional board locks and cable latching features
  • Optional weld tab for mechanical strength
  • RU8 system for elevated board stacking
Series
V
  • HSEC8-DV
  • HSEC8-RA
  • HSEC8-EM
  • HSEC8-PV
  • HSEC8-DP
  • HTEC8
  • RU8
  • HSC8
High-Speed (0.80 mm) Pitch Edge Card

1.00 mm Pitch High-Speed Edge Card1.00 mm Pitch High-Speed Edge Card

1.00 mm pitch high-speed edge card sockets with rugged Edge Rate® contacts and misalignment mitigation.

Features
  • Performance up to 14 GHz / 28 Gbps
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts decrease crosstalk and increase cycle life
  • 20 – 140 total pins
  • Accepts .062" (1.60 mm) thick cards
  • Optional weld tab and alignment pin
Series
V
  • HSEC1-DV
1.00 mm Pitch High-Speed Edge Card

Micro Edge Card SystemsMicro Edge Card Systems

Micro pitch edge card sockets in a variety of centerlines and orientations.

Features
  • Performance: Up to 14.5 GHz / 29 Gbps
  • Solutions for .062" (1.60 mm), and .093" (2.36 mm) thick cards
  • Choice of pitch: 0.50 mm, 0.635 mm, 0.80 mm, 1.00 mm, 1.27 mm, 2.00 mm
  • Vertical, right-angle, edge mount
  • Available in surface mount and through-hole
Series
V
  • MEC8-DV
  • MEC8-VP
  • MEC8-RA
  • MEC8-EM
  • MEC6-DV
  • MEC6-RA
  • MEC1
  • MEC1-RA
  • MEC1-EM
  • MECF-DV
  • MEC2-DV
  • MEC5-DV
  • MEC5-RA
Micro Edge Card Systems

PCI Express® Edge CardPCI Express® Edge Card

High-speed edge card sockets designed for mating with PCI Express® jumpers and extenders.

Features
  • PCI Express® compatible system
  • Supports 1, 4, 8 and 16 PCI Express® links
  • Vertical or right-angle PCB mount and card edge mount
  • 1.00 mm (.0394") pitch
  • Alignment pins
  • 7 GHz / pin (14 Gbps / pin)
  • Accepts 1.60 mm (.062") card
  • Polarized
Series
V
  • PCIE
  • PCIE-LP
  • PCIE-G4
  • PCIE-G5
  • PCIEC
  • PCRF
PCI Express® Edge Card

Micro TCA ConnectorsMicro TCA Connectors

Micro TCA edge card connector supports hot plugging and high-speed serial connections.

Features
  • Performance: Up to 12.0 GHz/24 Gbps
  • Compliant to µTCA™ standard architecture
  • Form/fit/function compatibility with Molex
  • Press-fit tails
  • Supports hot plugging and high-speed serial connections
  • Contacts: Up to 170 I/Os
  • Card slot: 1.60 mm (.063”)
Series
V
  • MTCA
Micro TCA Connectors

Mini Edge Card Guide SystemMini Edge Card System

Mini edge card sockets with optional card guides.

Features
  • Available with or without card guides
  • Various plating options
  • Contacts: Up to 50 I/Os
  • Card slot: .8mm (.0315”), 1.60 mm (.062”)
Series
V
  • MB1
Mini Edge Card Guide System

Serial ATA Link Card SocketSerial ATA Link Card Socket

High-speed micro plane socket accommodates variable mating card thickness.

Features
  • Tremendous board stacking, routing flexibility
  • Mount in pairs onsame side or opposite side for easy routing
  • SATALink™ compatible
  • Variable mating card thickness
  • Low profile
  • Large deflection BeCu contact
Series
V
  • SAL1
Serial ATA Link Card Socket

SFP, SFP+ SystemsSFP, SFP+ Systems

Transceiver interface sockets and cages, single or ganged.

Features
  • Mates with SFP, SFP+, XFP, or ZENPAK transceivers
  • Connectors and cage available
  • 20, 30, or 70 I/Os
  • 2x10 position for SFP, SFP+ transceivers
  • 2X10, 2X15, 2X35 for XENPAK and XFP transceivers
  • Press-fit or through-hole solder leads on cages
  • Available individually or as a kit (SFPK Series)
Series
V
  • MECT
  • SFPC
  • SFPK
SFP, SFP+ Systems

MSA Transceivers

MSA Transceivers

Edge card socket and cage interface in 2x10, 2x15 or 2x35 positions for mating with SFP, SFP+, XFP and XENPAK transceivers.


SFP, SFP+ SystemsSFP, SFP+ Systems

Transceiver interface sockets and cages, single or ganged.

Features
  • Mates with SFP, SFP+, XFP, or ZENPAK transceivers
  • Connectors and cage available
  • 20, 30, or 70 I/Os
  • 2x10 position for SFP, SFP+ transceivers
  • 2X10, 2X15, 2X35 for XENPAK and XFP transceivers
  • Press-fit or through-hole solder leads on cages
  • Available individually or as a kit (SFPK Series)
Series
V
  • MECT
  • SFPC
  • SFPK
SFP, SFP+ Systems

PCI Express®

PCI Express®

High-speed edge card sockets support one, four, eight and sixteen PCI Express® links and mate with PCI Express® cable assemblies.


PCI Express® Edge CardPCI Express®

High-speed edge card sockets designed for mating with PCI Express® jumpers and extenders.

Features
  • PCI Express® compatible system
  • Supports 1, 4, 8 and 16 PCI Express® links
  • Vertical or right-angle PCB mount and card edge mount
  • 1.00 mm (.0394") pitch
  • Alignment pins
  • 7 GHz / pin (14 Gbps / pin)
  • Accepts 1.60 mm (.062") card
  • Polarized
Series
V
  • PCIE
  • PCIE-LP
  • PCIE-G4
  • PCIE-G5
  • PCIEC
  • PCRF
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PCI Express® Edge Card

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