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MULTI-BEAM XL™/XLE - Power Distribution Connector System | TE Connectivity

Multi-Beam XL™ has become a de-facto standard for modular hot-swappable power distribution connection systems. The heart of the Multi-Beam XL™ connector is the unique power contact which offers higher current ratings, 55 Amps on a single contact (at 30 degree C temp-rise), lower contact resistance (only 0.7 milli-ohms at end-of- life conditions) and lower mating forces than alternative designs. The Multi-Beam XLE is also blind mateable power distribution system with up to 170 Amper per linear inch.Tyco Electronics MULTI-BEAM XL™ - Power Distribution Connector System

Multi-Beam XL™ has become a de-facto standard for modular hot-swappable power distribution connection systems. The heart of the Multi-Beam XL™ connector is the unique power contact which offers higher current ratings, 55 Amps on a single contact (at 30 degree C temp-rise), lower contact resistance (only 0.7 milli-ohms at end-of- life conditions) and lower mating forces than alternative designs.

The product is available in both board-to-board and cable-to-board designs. Board-to-board versions are available in solder or press-fit pcb terminations and cable-to-board versions terminate up to 8 AWG, 600V wire. Both versions are complimented by the highly modular production platform. Many custom variations in number of power and/or signal contacts can now be produced with little or no tooling investment required from the customer. Multi-Beam XL™ provides eXpandable Length and eXtra Long wipe with a minimum of 0.100 inches wipe on the shortest signal contacts and 0.200 inches of wipe on the long (make-first-break-last) power contacts.

Features & Benefits:

  • Multi-Cantilever Beam design
  • High conductivity base metals
  • AC and DC power in the same connector
  • "Flat-Rock" press-fit design
  • Single piece contact
  • Custom configurable modular design
  • Pre-defined power & signal sequencing
  • Joint Specifications with alternate source
  • UL Recognized, CSA Certified
  • Reduces plating wear, improves electrical performance
  • Reduces contact resistance
  • Fewer connectors required
  • Eliminates need for custom seating tools
  • Reduces cost, reduces voltage drop
  • Design the connector size you need
  • Allows soft start with signal level sensing
  • Assures performance is maintained between brands
  • Speeds up certification of end equipment

Applications:

  • Blind-mating in modular, rack mounted, and 1U systems
  • Power Distribution for compact computer servers up through High-End servers, Fault-tolerant computers and Telecommunication Switches
  • Compact design also meets the I/O needs of modern Modular and Hot-swappable redundant (N+1) Power Supplies and Uninterruptible Power Supplies