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AVX touts lowest profile poke-home connector

Posted: 20 Feb 2015 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:AVX? connector? medical? smart grid? building control?

AVX Corp. has rolled out what it describes as the lowest profile poke-home connector available on the market. The horizontal 9296 series connector features a 2mm dual beam, high spring-force, phosphor bronze poke-home contacts in a sleek 3mm pitch by 2.5mm high SMT package.

The connectors is certified to UL 1977 and CAN/CSA C22.2 specifications, and accepts any combination of 20-26AWG solid or stranded wires, providing quick, reliable and cost effective wire-to-board termination in a number of harsh industrial, commercial and medical applications, added the company.

9296 series

Rated for 300V, up to 8A, and operating temperatures spanning -40C to 130C, the low-profile 9296 series meets harsh industrial performance standards and claims to offer maximum mechanical stability and wire retention despite enabling simple strip-and-insert electrical connections and twist-and-pull wire extraction. Specific applications for which the series is intended for include: machine controls such as motors, drives, solenoids, sensors, fans and pumps; commercial building controls and security and fire sensors; medical equipment and sensors; smart grid meters, breakers and panels; and SSL/LED bulbs, fixtures, signage and streetlights.

The RoHS-compliant 9296 series horizontal SMT poke home connector features a mechanical durability of three cycles and is supplied on tape and reel for single contact automated placement and SMT reflow. Lead time for the series is stock to nine weeks.

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