TE New Product Announcement: Internal Mini-SAS HD Connectors and Cables

Internal Mini-SAS HD

Designed for speed and space savings

Internal Mini-SAS HD connectors and cable assemblies provide 30% space savings over conventional internal Mini-SAS interconnects.

July 20, 2015

Harrsiburg, Pennsylvania - TE Connectivity (TE) today introduced its new internal Mini-SAS high-density (HD) connector and cable assemblies—a high-speed interface capable of transferring data at 192 Gbps (12 Gbps x 16 lanes). The product is designed to be 30 percent smaller than conventional SAS interconnects, increasing linear board density and saving coveted PCB space. The interconnect has been adopted by SAS 2.1 and SAS 3.0 specifications and supports a broad range of speeds up to 12 Gbps.


TE’s internal Mini-SAS HD connector and cable assemblies are compatible with a variety of architectures in multiple applications including enterprise storage, high-performance computing and networking. “As the market for higher density and higher speed interconnects grows, TE remains committed to delivering the most innovative and efficient solutions across various applications,” said Bowen Yu, product manager, TE Data and Devices. “Our internal Mini-SAS HD interconnect is one example of TE’s engineering innovation, with industry leading performance and flexibility bundled in a miniature interface.”

Features & Benefits
  • 0.75mm contact pitch
  •  Faster installation with press-fit termination, pre-assembled one-piece connector and keying for proper plug orientation
  • Screw-mounted design for additional retention
  • Composite flat 30AWG twin axial cable with side bands
  • Short 18mm straight and right angle cable connectors
  • 100 ohm and 85 ohm impedance cables

About TE

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what’s possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in close to 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS.

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