|[January 08, 2014]
Molex Impact™ 100-Ohm Backplane Connector Scalable Up To 25 Gbps Data Rates
LISLE, Ill. --(Business Wire)--
Incorporated recently released the Impact™
100-Ohm backplane connector, which combines speed and density in a
modular package designed for high speed applications. The scalable
Impact connector technology provides data rates up to 25 Gbps with
excellent signal density up to 80 differential pairs per linear inch
when using a 6-pair configuration.
"Our network customers continue to require ever-higher data rates
without sacrificing signal integrity," states Steven Eichhorn, group
product manager, high speed backplane and board-to-board products,
Molex (News - Alert). "The Impact backplane system addresses the needs of these high
speed systems with the fastest, most flexible and electrically clean
connector solution on the market."
Designed to meet the requirements of next-generation applications, the
Impact backplane connector is suitable for high speed networking
equipment and storage servers in the data and telecommunications,
medical, military and aerospace industries. The Impact backplane
connector conforms to IEEE 10GBASE-KR and OIF (News - Alert) Stat Ee Compliant
end-to-end channel performance.
Featuring an easy-to-manage 1.90 by 1.35mm grid, which reduces PCB
routing complexity and cost, the broad-edge coupled, differential-pair
Impact backplane system supports high bandwidth needs while minimizing
board and system real estate usage. Compliant pin attach options (0.39
and 0.46mm) provide the flexibility to optimize designs for superior
mechanical and electrical performance in traditional backplane or
midplane architectures. The Impact daughtercard mating interface
utilizes an in-line staggered, bifurcated contact system that reduces
the mating force per pin and provides ground-signal sequencing without
the need for multiple backplane signal-pin heights.
Available in conventional, coplanar, mezzanine, orthogonal and
orthogonal direct configurations, the Impact Backplane family provides
best-in-class versatility. The Impact signal module options vary by
configuration and are offered in 2 through 6 pairs. The Impact power
modules are offered in 3 through 6 pair sizes in conventional, coplanar
and mezzanine configurations with current ratings from 60.0 to 120.0A
"The Impact system supports future system performance upgrades. Its
broad-edge-coupled transmission technology enables high signal bandwidth
while minimizing channel-performance variation across every differential
pair within the system," adds Eichhorn.
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About Molex Incorporated
Molex Incorporated is one of the world's leading global manufacturers of
electronic, electrical and fiber optic interconnection systems. Molex is
an independently managed and operated company of Koch Industries Inc., a
private company headquarter in Wichita, Kan. Based in Lisle, Illinois,
Molex operates 45 manufacturing locations in 17 countries and employs
more than 36,000 people globally. Molex offers approximately 100,000
products and serves markets that include mobile devices, infotech,
consumer electronics, automotive, telecommunications, industrial,
medical, military and aerospace. The Molex website is www.molex.com.
Molex is a registered trademark of Molex Incorporated
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