MATE-AX miniaturized coax connector system

Miniature Automotive Coaxial Connectors

TE Connectivity’s (TE) MATE-AX miniaturized FAKRA coaxial connector system provides advanced automotive data transmission performance, supporting up to 15GHz. The MATE-AX system features an extensive portfolio offering a wide range of connector types and sizes to support all types of RF-based applications. Offering a higher packaging density, MATE-AX terminals can support up to 75% reduction in PCB footprint and by using existing wire types, it enables flexible integration into existing coaxial architecture.

75%

Maximum space reduction compared to standard Fakra connectors

34%

Maximum weight savings capability over Fakra connectors

15GHz

Enabling up to 15 GHz performance for automotive applications

Features

  •  Supports existing cable types: automotive-grade coax cables similar to RTK-031 / RG-174
  •  Sealed and unsealed options
  •  Supports 9GHz and up to 15GHz bandwidth with optimized designs
  •  Increased RF Performance (beyond FAKRA compliant connections)
  •  Fully protected terminals
  •  Reduced mating force / high-pin count compatible
  •  High retention force (min 75N)
  •  High keying effectiveness (min 130N)
  •  Proven seal design LV214 / USCAR compliant
  •  Standard terminal and connector design - scoop design, connector alignment over housing
  •  Straight and angled versions: header/ housing /terminal
  •  Terminals designed for existing architecture
  •  Higher bandwidth for greater data volumes
  •  Diverse header portfolio covering all automotive applications

 

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  1. MATE-AX - Miniaturized Automotive Coaxial Connectors (English)

TE’s MATE-AX miniaturized coaxial connector system provides advanced automotive data transmission performance, supporting up to 15GHz.

Applications

  • 4K Cameras
  • Sensors
  • High-Resolution Displays
  • Broadcast Antennas
  • WLAN Antennas
  • Mobile Internet Antennas (4G/5G)
  • V2X Antennas

Supported Protocols

  • GMSL2/3
  • FPD-Link III/IV
  • APIX3
  • MIPI
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  1. Configure Your Connectors Online (English)

Watch how TE's new interactive product configurator enables you to adapt and design products to your specifications as well as order samples directly.

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