Contact Systems

Contact System Flexibility

Find the perfect contact system for your application.

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Tiger Eye™

High Reliability Contact System

  • High mating cycles
  • Multi-finger contact
  • Board-to-board
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Tiger Eye™ IDC

High Reliability Contact System

  • High mating cycles
  • Multi-finger contact
  • IDC cable assemblies
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Tiger Eye™ Discrete

High Reliability Contact System

  • High mating cycles
  • Multi-finger contact
  • Discrete wire assemblies and components
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Tiger Buy™

High Retention Contact System

  • Cost effective
  • Tuning fork contact
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Tiger Claw™

Pass-through Contact System

  • Ultra low profile
  • Dual wipe contact
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Tiger Beam™

Best Cost Contact System

  • Reliable performance
  • Post and beam contact
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Blade and Beam

Micro Pitch Contact System

  • Mating/alignment "friendly"
  • Cost effective
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Edge Rate®

Signal Integrity Optimized Contact System

  • Reduced broadside coupling
  • Rugged design
  • High cycles
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Razor Beam™

Rugged Contact System

  • Ultra-fine pitch
  • High-speed
  • Low profile
  • Elevated designs
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Machined

Multi-fingered Contact System

  • BeCu contact
  • Precision machined shell
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