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MEG-Array Connector System | FCI

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FCI MEG-Array Connector System

The FCI MEG-Array® Board-to-Board Connector System has demonstrated more than 20 years life at the PCB to connector BGA interface in tests conducted in accordance with IPC-SM-785 specification. The high speed, high-density connector system is applicable for use in telecom and datacom applications including, but not limited to, Optics, Memory, Mobile Computing and Desktop Computer Processors.

The standard MEG-Array® Connector offering is available in 100 to 400 positions in stack heights of 4mm to 14mm. The MEG-Array® Connector System has continually proven its reliability through industry testing. The product's electrical performance has been confirmed in optical transponder applications above 2.5Ghz. In addition, the connector has met Telcordia Specification GR-1217-CORE.

Product Variations/Specifications:

  • Options for 4mm to 14mm board-to-board spacing in 2mm increments
  • Connector sizes range between 100 and 528 positions
  • Meets Telcordia GR-1217-CORE
  • Demonstrated solder joint reliability in excess of 22 years per IPC-SM-785
  • FCI Connector Performance Specification GS-12-100
  • FCI Connector Application Specification GS-20-033

Features & Benefits:

  • Utilized in high-speed mezzanine applications at data rates up to 10 Gb/s
  • Designed for single ended as well as differential signals
  • Wide range of options for board-to-board spacing and number of contacts provide designers with flexibility in equipment design
  • Proven Ball Grid Array (BGA) termination for process friendly attachment
  • Tape-on-reel packaging with vacuum pickup covers to support automated parts handling and placement
  • Lead free products available

Applications:

  • Mezzanine Cards in Transmission, Access, Switching, Networking and Storage equipment
  • OC-192 and OC-768 optical transponder interconnects in OEM Multi-Source Agreements (MSAs)
  • Processor Cards
  • Medical Diagnostic Equipment (e.g., CT scanners)

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