High-reliability connectors based on a 1.25mm pitch

November 19, 2012 // By Julien Happich
Harwin's Gecko family of high-reliability connectors is based on a 1.25mm pitch and are designed to offer high performance in a miniature package.

The 1.25mm pin spacing results in a 35% space saving over other high-performance connectors such as Micro-D. The connectors are rated to handle 2A per contact. Tested and proven to allow high performance in extreme conditions, the G125 family can operate within a wide temperature range (-65 to +150ºC) and under extreme vibration (Z axis 100g 6m/s). This high performance is made possible by Harwin’s four-finger patented Copper Alloy contact.

Offering up to 50 contacts per connector and available in dual row cable-to-board and board-to-board configurations, Gecko family connectors include a wealth of features including polarization points that prevent mis-mating, easy identification of the No 1 position for fast visual inspection and optional latches that allow simple and fast de-latching that requires no special tooling. Cable connectors feature a rear potting wall adding an extra level of strain relief.

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