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Smiths Connectors broad range of Military and Aerospace connectors include modular/ rectangular, circular, d-subminiature and ARINC style connectors with various contact technologies of filter, fiber optic, high power, spring probe, quadrax, twinax, RF coax and triax.
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ARINC 628

  • 2 power (8 amps) and 2 signal (2 amps) contacts
  • Up to 100,000 mating and un-mating cycles for receptacle
  • Quick disconnect push button release
  • Regulate power in loop circuit with first mate-last break contacts
  • Eliminates needs for multiple batteries
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Backplane Twinax Connectors

  • Data Rates Exceeding 2 Gbit/Sec
  • Bandwidth: Up to 3 Gigahertz
  • P1 and P3 Mounting dimensions
  • Board to board high speed data transfer
  • Matched Impedance Differential Pair Twinax & Quadrax
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Butt Joint Contacts

  • Robust pin and socket design
  • Singlemode and Multimode applications 62.5/125 and 50/125 µm
  • Connector formats for MIL-DTL-38999, ARINC 600
  • Excellent optical performance
  • Fewer parts, easy termination process
  • Meets or exceeds all applicable requirements of MIL-T-29504
  • Insertion loss: -0.25dB (typical) mated pair
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C55

  • Hypertac Hyperboloid contact technology
  • Features to meet military requirements in terms of:
    • Size
    • Modularity
    • Resistance to corrosion
    • Resistance to shock and vibration
  • Extra hardware coding options to ensure efficient mating during field operations
  • Low insertion and extraction force
  • Low cost of ownership
  • IP 68
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Custom C Series Connectors

  • Standard probes offered in custom configurations
  • 0.100" pitch
  • Ground, power and signal probe options
  • Surface mount, thru-hole and solder cup terminations
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Custom Spring Probe Connectors

  • High insertion life
  • Suited for blind mate connections
  • Low profile, high compliance ratio
  • Ideal for high shock and vibration environments
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Dovetail Connectors

  • Custom configurations
  • Mixed functionality within single connector
  • Immediate delivery
  • Reliable in shock and vibration environments
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Expanded Beam Contacts

  • Multimode applications 50/125 and 62.5/125
  • Insertion loss: 1.0 dB (Typical)
  • Increased protection for fiber face
  • Reduced influence from dirt debris and vibration
  • Simple cleaning
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Fibre Channel D-Sub

  • Standard keyed and non-keyed insert arrangements: 2, 4, 6, 8 way; hybrid options available
  • Offered with 150 Ω impedance
  • Data rates up to 6.25 Gbps
  • Six-position keyed and non-keyed jack post versions
  • Common back shells with a wide assortment of accessories, guide hardware and sealing grommets
  • Integrated EMI spring fingers offer superior EMI performance with low contact resistance
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Filtered Adapters

  • Adapters can be built for any connector series including:
    • MIL-DTL-38999
    • MIL–C–26482
    • MIL–DTL–83723
    • MILDTL–24308
    • MIL–DTL–83513
    • ARINC 404
    • ARINC 600
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Filtered Circular

  • MIL-DTL-38999, MIL-DTL-83723 and MIL-DTL-26482 style connectors
  • Intermateable and Interchangeable with standard non-filter connectors
  • Meet or exceed all applicable requirements of military specifications.
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Filtered D-Sub

  • MIL-DTL-24308, MIL-DTL-83513 Micro-D and Combo D-Sub style connectors
  • Intermateable and Interchangeable with standard non-filter connectors
  • Meet or exceed all applicable requirements of military specifications
  • PC tail, solder cup, and solderless press-fit terminations
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Filtered Rack & Panel

  • ARINC 404, ARINC 600 and MIL-DTL-83527 shell styles
  • Intermateable and Interchangeable with standard non-filter connectors
  • Meet or exceed all applicable requirements of military specifications
  • Offered in a number of different contact arrangements and shell sizes
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High Speed Rack and Panel

  • Data rates exceeding 2 Gbit/Sec
  • Bandwidth: Up to 3 Gigahertz
  • Low-latency, high-throughput signal processing applications
  • Low skew & jitter
  • Matched impedance differential Pair Twinax & Quadrax
  • Standard & Custom Insert Arrangements
    Anti-Rotational Cavities
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KMC Series

  • High density interconnection: up to 162 ways, Ø 0.50 mm
  • Termination style: Wire wrap, solder bucket and through board solder
  • ESA qualified: ESCC 3401/039
  • Polarized guiding devices (16 keys available)
  • Pitch: alternated of 1,27 mm between contacts and 1,905 between rows
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Low Loss Coaxial Connectors

  • Full Crimp Design of Center and Outer Shield
  • Extended Crimp Barrel for added strain relief for tight bend radiau applications
  • Extremely low VSWR 1.15:1 up to 18 GHz
  • Moisture resistant sealing. IP 67 compliant in mated pair condition
  • Available in a wide variety of Mil-Std-348 RF connector interfaces
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Low Loss Floating Fiber

  • Floating design (< -0.5dB), low loss fiber
  • Vibration resistant
  • Precision floating ceramic ferrules
  • Stainless steel terminus body
  • Designed for use in size 16 cavities of the D38999 Series III connector
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Micro Quadrax/Twinax

  • Micro twinax available in threaded, quick disconnect, SMA and Micro-D size packages
  • 25% smaller in diameter than SMA coaxial connectors
  • Controlled impedance with tightly spaced PCB footprint spacing
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Micro-D Twinax (MDTX)

  • Twinax blindmate assemblies fitted into a low-profile metalized Micro-D style shell
  • High speed signaling capable of 100 Ohm differential pair matched impedance
  • Maximum space utilization, ultra miniature size and high vibration capability
  • Extremely light weight and modular with true signal integrity
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MIL-DTL-38999 Quadrax/Twinax

  • Data rates exceeding 2 Gbit/Sec
  • Bandwidth: Up to 3 GigaHertz
  • Can be driven via matched impedance differential pair interconnections for board to board high speed data transfer
  • Ideal for reliable, high-speed transfer of digital audio/video signals
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MIL-DTL-38999 Shell Styles 20 & 26 Quadrax Connectors

  • Data rates exceeding 2 Gbit/Sec
  • Bandwidth: Up to 3 GHz
  • Can be driven via matched impedance differential pair interconnections for board to board high speed data transfer
  • Ideal for reliable, high-speed transfer of digital audio/aideo signals
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Non-Filtered D-Sub

  • Meet requirements for outgassing, toxicity, flammability and environmental concerns
  • Suitable for use in space and military/aerospace applications
  • Qualified by NASA and meet performance and dimensional requirements of MIL-C-24308
  • Offered in non-magnetic, outgassed and nickel plated connector assemblies
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PCB Cable Mount Twinax Connectors

  • Data rates exceeding 2 Gbit/Sec
  • Bandwidth: Up to 3 GigaHertz
  • Can be driven via matched impedance differential pair interconnections for board to board high speed data transfer
  • Ideal for reliable, high-speed transfer of digital audio/video signals
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Plastic Optical Size 16 Fiber Contacts

  • EMI security, no crosstalk
  • Low weight
  • Easy termination process
  • Field replaceable
  • Typical dB loss per mated pair: 1 dB
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PZC Series

  • Rugged and EMI shielded connector for severe applications
  • Polarized guides for positive mating in blind connections
  • Shock and vibration proof: 320g without any electrical disturbance
  • Quick and easy connection/disconnection
  • RoHS compliant
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Quadrax/Twinax Passive Equalizer

  • Up to 50% increase in high-speed signaling cable length
  • Up to two times increase in data rate for given interconnect length
  • Improve the margin at the receiver end for a given signal performance
  • Re-use existing wire and cable to drive higher data rate signals
  • Entirely passive (no extra power required)
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Quadsplitter & In-Line Quadsplitter

  • Complete series of connectors are available utilizing the Quadsplitter technology with MIL-DTL-38999 Series
  • Combine the signal integrity of Twinax cables and the connection density of Quadrax contacts, by incorporating two 26 AWG Twinax cables into a standard Size 8 Quadrax contact
  • Cable assembly is the same size and weight as a 24 AWG Quadrax cable assembly and offers the same flexibility and ease of use
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Rugged D-Sub Quadrax/Twinax

  • Designed to ground the outer shield of a twinax or quadrax contact directly to the shell of the connector
  • A multi-finger ground spring, fixedaround the shell provides a multi-point contact engagement for superior EMI shielding
  • Low RF noise and high durability of up to 1,000 mating cycles
  • Offered with 100 ohm quadrax and/or differential pair twinax contacts
  • Size 10 contacts are 30% smaller package size for tight space constraints
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Snaptac

  • Lightweight, robust, quick release, miniature connector
  • IP67 sealing, EMI shielding 
  • Available in both circular (7, 13, 19 way) and rectangular (12, 21, 30 ways)
  • Equipped with Hyperspring contacts
  • Designed to protect the electrical interface against extreme environmental conditions
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Standard Coax Contacts

  • Small size for high density packaging
  • Ideal for RF and microwave applications for instruments, radar, communications, and RF shielding
  • Interface Dimensions for MIL-DTL-38999, ARINC 404 and ARINC 600 Per SAE-AS39029
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Triax Contacts

  • Fit standard MIL-DTL-38999, d-sub and ARINC connector cavities
  • Meet or exceed the applicable requirements of the military specification of MIL-C-39029/90 & /91
  • Suitable for high speed video applications, 50, 75 & 95 ohm impedances
  • Upgrade coax harnesses to triax capability
  • Small size for high density packaging