Features and Requirements

Q: What gauge wires (AWG) are available?
A: TE’s HPI product accepts 22-32 AWG discrete wire. Remember that the higher the AWG measurement number, the smaller the discrete wire. For example, 32 AWG is smaller than 22 AWG will likely have less current carrying capacity.


Q: Can HPI connectors transfer both signal or lower power throughout a device?
A: HPI products are simple interconnect solutions that can be used to transfer signal or lower power in multiple applications across many industries.


Q: What kind of devices are HPI connectors usually used to connect?
A: HPI product may be a good solution to control these types of ancillary items: motor, switch, display, light or any other similar device.


Q: Does TE offer a locking feature to strengthen the mating connection between the plug assembly and receptacle?
A: If your application requires a secure mating retention feature, TE’s 1.0mm and 2.0mm HPI product lines offer an external locking feature to improve the reliability of the interconnect system.


Q: What tooling is available to apply TE’s wire-to-board products?
A: TE’s tooling divisions offer a wide range of hand tools, semi-automatic, and automatic tools. Please visit Application Tooling to determine the product that meets your needs.