Free Height Stacking Connectors

Flexible stacking solutions for mezzanine connections

TE's stacking connector portfolio includes free height, fine stack and fine mate connectors. These products provide various flexible stacking solutions for mezzanine (vertical, parallel stacking board-to-board) connections. This portfolio includes many centerline, stack height and application options.

16G 0.5mm Free Height COM Connectors

Designed to connect PCBs in a parallel stacking, mezzanine configuration with up to double the speed (16 GT/s) of most previous generation 0.5mm FH connectors. Our connectors feature a new contact design that provides best-in-class signal integrity performance and enables a 30% reduction in mating and unmating force to facilitate easier operation. With the same PCB footprint as all COM Express standard connectors, there is typically no need to change PCB layouts when making upgrades to your application. These connectors are compatible to PCIe Gen 4 applications, support 5mm and 8mm stacking heights, and include 220 and 440 position options.

 

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16G 0.5mm Free Height COM Connectors
16G 0.5mm Free Height COM Connectors

32G 0.8mm Free Height Connectors

Our next generation 0.8mm free height connectors achieve unrivaled speeds of 32 Gbps+. These high-speed, mid-density mezzanine solutions deliver an excellent price-to-performance ratio and are 56 Gbps PAM-4 and PCIe Gen 5 capable for future system upgrades. They can offer significant system cost savings in adopting 32 Gbps technologies for high-volume server and storage applications and can also be used in industrial, instrumentation and medical equipment.

Product Categories

Fine stack

  • Centerline: 0.5mm, 0.8mm;
  • Stacking height: 1.5mm 

Fine mate

  • Centerline: 0.8mm
  • Stacking height: 4mm to 6mm 

Free height

  • Centerline: 0.5mm, 0.6mm, 0.8mm
  • Stacking height: 1.5mm