New Product: 0.4mm Fine Pitch Board-to-Board Connector

0.4mm Fine Pitch Board-to-Board Connector

Next Generation 0.4mm Fine Pitch BtB Connector

This novel 0.4mm fine pitch board-to-board (BtB) connector features a stack height of 0.6mm and is designed to meet the increasing demand for thinner and smaller consumer electronics devices.

January 09, 2013

SHANGHAI, China -- TE Connectivity (TE) today launched a novel 0.4mm fine pitch board-to-board (BtB) connector featuring a stack height of 0.6mm to meet increased demand for thinner and smaller consumer electronics devices. The connector marks a key milestone in TE's strategic roadmap for developing optimized interconnect solutions to support slimmer and sleeker smart phones, mobile devices, tablets and portable game and music players.

“We’re thrilled to offer this solution to our customers," said Katsuya Unesa, product manager of internal interconnect solutions, TE Consumer Devices. "Overall, TE aims to facilitate an easier and more cost-effective assembly process for our customers. This latest product addition will allow for a lower profile product design as well as better connector mating performance."

Key features and benefits of the 0.4mm fine pitch BtB connector include:

  • Low-profile architecture and space-saving dimensions, one of the smallest on the market, help enlarge customer design capabilities
  • Contact lock structure and dual contact points provide improved mating reliability
  • Ni-barrier on the receptacle contacts prevents solder wicking and thus improving the assembly process
  • An enlarged pick and place area helps save cost on the production lines by reducing the need for tooling changeovers

 

TE has strengthened manufacturing processes for the 0.4mm fine pitch BtB connector to ensure quality control and fast, high-volume production capacity expansion.

Applications

for the 0.4mm fine pitch BtB connector
  • Smartphone
  • Tablet PC
  • Portable game
  • Portable music player
  • Digital still camera
  • Camcorder
  • e-book reader
  • Ultraportable device

About TE

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our commitment to innovation enables advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. TE’s unmatched breadth of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest of environments, helps build a safer, greener, smarter and more connected world. With 75,000 people – including more than 7,000 engineers – working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, we help ensure that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS – www.TE.com

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