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Memory card connector claims lowest profile

Posted: 24 Aug 2005 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:smk? memory card connector? memory stick duo card?

Connector measures 2.15mm high

SMK said it has designed the industry's lowest profile SMT-ready memory card connector. Measuring 2.15mm high, the new device accepts Memory Stick Duo cards for compact consumer electronics products such as mobile phones and digital still cameras.

The new Memory Stick Duo card connector comes equipped with several safety features. These include a card inserted in reverse prevention function and a half-lock mechanism with a slider that prevents card fly-out. The card insertion/removal system is a push (lock insert)/push (eject) type.

The lead-free memory card connector offers a contact resistance of 40 milliohms (max) and an insulation resistance of 1,000 megohm (min). The voltage rating is 125V, 0.6A, AC. It is rated for 12,000 cycles.

The Memory Stick Duo memory card connector is priced at 49 cents at a minimum quantity of 500. Delivery is six to eight weeks.

- Gina Roos

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