Kyocera Connector Products Corp. (KCP) announced that it has developed the 5857 Series 0.35mm pitch Board to Board Connector to be used in smartphones, wearable devices and other electronic equipment. The KCP will begin sales from September 29.
In the market for electronic equipment such as smartphones, wearable devices, tablet PCs, digital still cameras (DSC), and digital audio players, an increasing number of components are being applied to attain multi-functionality, with a growing requirement for smaller and thinner parts and higher density mounting to utilize limited board space more effectively. While components have become smaller and thinner for space-saving mounting, the decrease in strength of these components has become an issue.
The 5857 Series newly developed by KCP are space-saving Board to Board Connectors featuring a fine pitch of 0.35mm, stacking height of 0.7mm (between boards) and a width of 1.9mm. With the fine-pitch and low-profile features, the connector achieves high robustness by covering both ends with metals, which prevents the connector from damage caused by misalignments. The new product has a unique contact structure like the KCP’s existing products, attaining high contact reliability against vibrations or drops.
With the launch of this product, KCP will contribute to the realization of smaller and thinner electronic equipment with higher density mounting which will be continually required in the future.
1. High robustness and structure for smooth mating with top face covered by metals
Metals covering the top surface prevent a decrease in strength which occurs from a finer pitch and lower profile, as well as damage caused by misalignments. The flat structure of the top surface covered with the metals guides the connectors smoothly for easy mating.
2. Space saving with pitch of 0.35mm and stacking height of 0.7mm (between boards)
Space-saving connector with a pitch of 0.35mm, stacking height of 0.7mm (between boards) and width of 1.9mm, suitable for high-density packaging.
3. Maximum current of 3A is applicable to the metal covers
By utilizing the metal covers on both ends as power sources, further space saving is possible by reducing the pin count. In addition, the metal covers serve as metal fittings to reinforce the peeling strength from the board.
4. High contact reliability against vibrations, impact and foreign matter
The KCP’s original “pinching structure” (dual contact points) is adopted for the contact part, which is strong against vibrations, drop impacts, etc. The plug contact features a structure which removes foreign matter (wiping effect) with concentrated load, which obtains high contact reliability.
5. Packaged in tape and reel (15,000 pieces/reel) 6. RoHS compliant and Halogen-free
6. RoHS compliant and Halogen-free
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