Miniature Automotive Coaxial Connectors

TE Connectivity’s (TE) MATE-AX miniaturized automotive coaxial connector system provides advanced automotive data transmission performance, supporting up to 9GHz. 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

9 GHz

Enabling up to 9 GHz performance for automotive applications

Features

  •  Interface released by USCAR
  • Tested to USCAR 49
  • Anti-stubbing features circumvent bent oins and improper connection
  • Fully protected terminals with contact points facing inward
  • Shortest terminal on the market allows for additional space in the installation area compare to competition

 

  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

Cameras: 

  • Surround View
  • Lane Assist
  • Blind Spot Detection
  • Traffic Sign Recognition
  • Rear View
  • Driver Monitoring
  • Gesture Control
  • Night Vision
  • Mirror Replacement

 

Antennas:

  • 4G
  • LTE
  • Smart 5G
  • Keyless entry
  • Remote Parking
  • Bluetooth
  • WLAN (Hotspot)
  • V2X
  • DSRC
  • C-V2X

Supported Protocols

  • GMSL2/3
  • FPD-Link III/IV
  • APIX3
  • MIPI
  • ASA (Automotive SerDes Alliance)
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