With the FMS008-4000-xx connector Yamaichi offers a variable reading system for SIM and Smart cards. The product is based on an 8-pin SIM block card reader with an assembly height of only 0.95 mm. This low profile allows for an embedded assembly processing, i.e. the card reader is embedded into the circuit board. This feature significantly facilitates the insertion of the cards and additionally reduces the load on the SIM or Smart cards in use.
The card reader can be used together with a separate switch for card recognition. The need for a switch depends on the end-user’s requirement of having a card recognition switch or not. According to the card application the switch can be mounted on the PCB in different positions independently from the card reader.
Card reader and switch can be soldered either on the top or reversed side of the circuit board. Contact durability is 10,000 mating cycles. The system is delivered with tape and reel packaging.
Yamaichi Electronics do not only offer this low size component but a wide range of card connectors for all available Flash and SIM card types with different form factors like microSD, miniSD, SD, RS-MMC, MMCmicro, MMC, CompactFlash, xD etc., as well as multicard versions.
More technical details, electrical specifications and further products for mobile and other applications can be found under www.yamaichi.eu or directly in the datasheet http://www.yamaichi.eu/pdf/c_fms008-4000.pdf or in the catalogue “Connectors & Sockets 2009” which can be ordered on the above mentioned website.
Yamaichi is a market leader for test & burn-in sockets, connectors and connection systems areas in which reliability and function safety are essential for the success of the whole project. Yamaichi has established itself very quickly on the world market as a manufacturer of high-quality and reliable components for ambitious applications in the following sectors: telecommunications infrastructure, industrial automation, mobile computer technology, mobile telephones, GPS systems, printers, digital cameras, camcorders, as well as electronic devices in the retail trade, industry and electronics.
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