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Comprehensive array of high speed interconnects including quadrax and twinax connectors. We manufacturing to the following protocols: Fibre Channel, Ethernet Firewire, USB, DVI and InfiniBand.

Quadrax and twinax contacts are designed for transmission of Ethernet, high speed signal in harsh environments where integrity and reliability are essential. Consisting of an outer shield and either two (twinax) or four (quadrax) inner contacts, the high speed copper contacts can be setup in a number of formats including MIL-DTL-38999, ARINC 600, MIL-DTL-83527 and D-Subminiature.

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Technology

Technology

Quadrax and twinax contacts are designed for transmission of Ethernet high speed signal in harsh environments where integrity and reliability are essential.

Capabilities

Capabilities

In-house capabilities encompass design, development, manufacturing and testing. Providing operational excellence tailored to volume manufacturing requirements, global sourcing, world class engineering talent and rapid prototyping.

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ARINC 801

ARINC 801

The ARINC 801 fiber optic terminus is the next generation of high density, butt joint interconnect technology. With its standard 1.25 mm ferrule and sleeve, the ARINC 801 terminus is designed for both multimode and single-mode applications.

DIN Contacts

DIN Contacts

Smiths Interconnect offers rugged DIN style contacts and connectors that are capable of supporting wide bandwidth applications. All fiber optic contacts are offered fully terminated and tested to ensure integrity for rugged environments.

Fibre Channel D-Sub

Fibre Channel D-Sub

Smiths Interconnect's Fibre Channel D-Sub connectors offer high Data rate 6.25 Gbps, high shock and data resistance and high density quadrax

High Frequency Coax Contacts (MHC)

High Frequency Coax Contacts (MHC)

Smiths Interconnect's spring loaded high frequency coax contacs offer optimum contact mating force and low VSWR.

High Speed ARINC 600

High Speed ARINC 600

Smiths Interconnect's Arinc 600 series offer high speed copper integrated into industry standard ARINC 600 platform, high density and high data throughput

High Speed MIL-DTL-83527

High Speed MIL-DTL-83527

Smiths Interconnect's MIL-DTL-83527 Rack and Panel style connectors offer high density, high data throughput and robustness.

KVPX Series

KVPX Series

Smiths Interconnect's KVPX series is the most rugged VITA compliant backplane connector on the market.

Low Loss Coaxial Connectors

Low Loss Coaxial Connectors

Smiths Interconnect's low loss coaxial connectors offer full crimp design of center and outer shield, extended crimp barrel for added strain relief in tight bend radial application, extremely low VSWR 1.15:1 up to 18 GHz, moisture resistant sealing, and IP67 compliance in mated pair condition.

Low Loss Floating Fiber

Low Loss Floating Fiber

Smiths Interconnect's floating pin termini provide exceptional low loss characteristics with high reliability and repeatability. They are designed to fit available formats of standard off the shelf electrical MIL-DTL-38999 cylindrical connectors (i.e D38999/20 & /26). 

  • Floating design (< -0.5dB)
  • Low loss fiber
  • Vibration resistant
  • 38999 Size 16 contact platform compliant

MDCX Series

MDCX Series

Smiths Interconnect's multipin coax connectors MDCX offer low VSWR of 1.25:1 (typ) up to 10 GHz (max mated pair), maximum overall diameter of 0.125" fitted into low-profile micro-D housing, constant 50 Ohm airline impedance.

Micro Quadrax/Twinax

Micro Quadrax/Twinax

Smiths Interconnect's micro quadrax/twinax connectors are 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.

Micro-D Twinax (MDTX)

Micro-D Twinax (MDTX)

Smiths Interconnect's Micro-D Twinax Connectors (MDTX) offer Twinax blindmate assemblies fitted into a low-profile metalized Micro-D style shell, high speed signalling 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.

MIL-DTL-38999 Quadrax/Twinax

MIL-DTL-38999 Quadrax/Twinax

Smiths Interconnect's MIL-DTL-38999 Quadrax/Twinax connectors feature data rates exceeding 2 Gbps and a bandwidth: up to 3 Ghz. The connectors can be driven via matched impedance differential pair interconnections for board to board high speed data transfer. They are ideal for reliable, high-speed transfer of digital audio / video signals.

MIL-DTL-38999 Shell Styles 20 & 26 Quadrax Connectors

MIL-DTL-38999 Shell Styles 20 & 26 Quadrax Connectors

Smiths Interconnect's MIL-DTL-38999 connectors offer data rates exceeding 2 Gbps and bandwidth up to 3 Ghz. The connectors can be driven via matched impedance differential pair interconnections for board to board high speed data transfer and are ideal for reliable, high-speed transfer of digital audio / video signals.

NDL-Q/NDL-T Series

NDL-Q/NDL-T Series

Smiths Interconnect's ultraminiature triax connectors in threaded and quick disconnect formats are offered in straight, right angle, cable and PCB mount configurations, designed for numerous low loss twinaxial cables and concentric triax cables.

Nebula Series

Nebula Series

Smiths Interconnect's Nebula Series offers SATA III compatibility in a high reliability, rugged package.

PCB Cable Mount Twinax Connectors

PCB Cable Mount Twinax Connectors

Smiths Interconnect's complete line of  differential Twinax and Quadrax connectors offer data rates exceeding 2 Gbit/sec and a bandwidth up to 3 GigaHertz and can be driven via matched impedance differential pair interconnections for board to board high speed data transfer. They are ideal for reliable, high-speed transfer of digital audio/video signals.

Quadrax/Twinax Passive Equalizer

Quadrax/Twinax Passive Equalizer

Smiths Interconnect's Passive Equalizer contacts operate up to 12.5 GBPS and fits inside a standard Size 8 twinax/quadrax contact cavity for all connector formats. The passive equalizer requires no external power and acts like a high pass filter operating over an extreme temperature range. This compensates for the frequency dependent cable loss and helps to re-open the eye pattern on long cable runs allowing to pass higher data rates, for a given cable length, or extend the length of your cable at existing data rates. Equalization is an important tool in any digital engineers toolkit.

Quadsplitter & In-Line Quadsplitter

Quadsplitter & In-Line Quadsplitter

Smiths Interconnect offers a complete series of connectors available to utilize the Quadsplitter technology with MIL-DTL-38999 Series, combining the signal integrity of Twinax cables and the connection density of Quadrax. Cable assembly is the same size and weight as 24 AWG Quadrax cable assembly and offers identical flexibility and ease of use.

SCX Coax

SCX Coax

Smiths Interconnect's SCX series features a 0.145" maximum overall diameter with a 0.375" overall length for the mated connector pair, 50 ohm characteristic impedance maintained throughout the mated connector pair, VSWR 1.25:1 from DC to 20 GHz, High frequency RF applications from DC to 20 GHz

Expanded Beam Size 5 and 12 Contacts

Expanded Beam Size 5 and 12 Contacts

Smiths Interconnect's Expanded Beam Fiber Optic Contact technology fits in 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

Size 16 Butt-Joint Contacts

Size 16 Butt-Joint Contacts

Smiths Interconnect's Size 16 Butt-Joint contcts offer excellent optical performance with a robust pin and socket design. Singlemode and multimode applications 62.5/125 and 50/125µm.

Standard Coax Contacts

Standard Coax Contacts

Smiths Interconnect's coax contacts provide small size for high density packaging. They are ideal for RF and microwave applications for instruments, radar, communciations and RF shielding.

Triax Contacts

Triax Contacts

Smiths Interconnect's Triax contacts fit standard MIL-DTL-38999, D-sub and ARINC connector cavities, while meeting or exceeding applicable requirements of the military specifications of MIL-C-39029/90 & /91. They are suitable for high speed video applications - 50, 75 & 90 Ohm impedances and offer small size for high density packaging.

MDHC Series

MDHC Series

Smiths Interconnect's spring loaded High Frequency Micro-D Coax Connectors MDHC offer low VSWR of 1.5:1 (typical) up to 40GHz (max mated pair), maximum overall diameter of 0.125" fitted into low-profile micro-D housing, constant 50 Ohm airline impedance.

Who We Are

Who We Are

Smiths Interconnect is a leading provider of technically differentiated electronic components, subsystems, microwave and radio frequency products that connect, protect and control critical applications in the commercial aviation, defense, space, medical, rail, semiconductor test, wireless telecommunications, and industrial markets.

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