The direct connectors are processed using surface mount technology (SMT). The soldering is done directly on the printed circuit board.
Numbers of poles 20 to 140 are supplied in market-compliant tape and reel packaging; this enables fully automatic processing via pick-and-place.
Numbers of poles 160 to 200 are packed in the tray as standard; tape and reel packaging is also available on request. However, this also uses a wider strap, which is less common.
High data communication rates can be realized using direct connector systems. In comparison to two-part connector systems, the negative effects of the second connector on the signal no longer apply. This is primarily due to the reduced number of contact points, less cross section changes in the conductor and associated fewer direction changes by the signal.
Consequently a high performance can also be attained with a small footprint. The contact resistance is also reduced in comparison to two-part connector systems, this resulting in increased current carrying capacity.
The EC.8 connector system supports daughter card systems with a thickness of 1.60 mm. If the number of contacts is more than 80, a web is also integrated to prevent incorrect connection. This can optionally be omitted in the 60-pole version.
The EC.8 connector system corresponds to the current market standard and is compatible with the processed boards.
Thanks to their versatility, EC.8 direct connectors are used for diverse applications in numerous sectors. In the field of automation technology and IoT devices, they typically benefit from their small grid and high data transmission rates.
An angular offset of up to 5° can be tolerated in a longitudinal and transverse direction.
An offset of 7 mm vertically and 6 mm parallel to the longitudinal axis of the connector can be tolerated.
The data transmission rate is 24 GBit/s if an insertion loss limit of -3dB is considered. This is attained at a frequency of 12 GHz. The data transmission rate results from this.
A 140-pole connector transmits up to 3.2A at 20°C ambient temperature. For more detailed information, please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org
Yes, EC.8 connectors from ept are UL recognized components in the USA and Canada.
RoHS (Restriction of the use of certain Hazardous Substances) is a directive for restricting the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic devices.
We confirm that EC.8 connectors made by ept are compliant with RoHS 2011/65/EU in accordance with the RoHS confirmation. You can find further information at RoHS & REACH
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