New Albany, Ind. Samtec's Tiger Eye contacts are heat-treated to optimize spring properties for maximum cycles in high-reliability applications. These multi-finger, precision stamped and formed, beryllium copper contacts are available in .050-in. (1.27 mm) and .0787-in. (2 mm) pitches for a variety of connectors and IDC cable systems.
These Tiger Eye contacts have been tested at up to 10,000 cycles with an optional palladium nickel plating. They are also available with lower cost phosphor bronze Tiger Eye LITE versions with many of the same features.
Connector families include polarized and shrouded (SFM/TFM series), friction lock (SFML/TFML series), right-angle (SFMH/FSH series), and four-row systems (ROLC/FOLC series). They can be specified with surface-mount or though-hole terminations with a variety of lead counts and as many as 200 I/Os.
Cable systems (FFSD/TCSD series) are available with mated shrouded ejector headers on .050-in. (1.27 mm) and .0787-in. (2.0 mm) pitches with locking caps for added durability.
Prices start at $0.14 per mated line and vary by size, configuration and quantities.
Samtec Inc., 1-800-SAMTEC-9 or 812-944-6733, www.samtec.com