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Mini Edge Card Socket Delivers High Speed Performance

Tue, 07/24/2012 - 9:31am


Samtec has expanded its line of High Speed Edge Card Solutions with 2,00mm (.0787”) pitch Mini Edge Card Socket ideal for high speed computing and storage applications as well as other complex systems with greater levels of interconnectivity. This Edge Card Socket is a flexible high speed solution for use with various mating card thicknesses and comes with a choice of rugged features.

The 2,00mm (0787”) mm pitch Mini Edge Card Socket (MEC2 Series) is a dual row system that is polarized formatting and board orientation.  The system is available with 5 to 50 stamped centers per row from up to 98 total I/Os. The socket accommodates both .062" (1,60mm) and .093" (2,36mm) card thicknesses and offers a current carrying capacity range up to 3.5A per contact at 30º C temperature rise (dependent upon total number of contacts powered). Rugged features include optional weld tabs and standard alignment pins for increased stability.

Samtec’s complete line of High Speed Edge Card Sockets is available in a variety of pitches and orientations to support high density, standard and specific application needs. Application specific solutions include designs for standard high speed, micro pitch, Serial ATA and PCI Express® systems, as well as those optimized for signal integrity performance.

Samtec, Inc.


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