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Custom Spring Probe Interposers

Spring probe techology in custom connectors

The benefits of Smiths Interconnect's spring probe technology specifically designed for your application.

Features & Benefits

Spring probe techology utilized in custom connector designs. Mixed signals and functionality can be designed into a single connector.

  • High insertion life
  • Suited for blind mate connections
  • Low profile, high compliance ratio
  • Ideal for high shock and vibration environments
  • Pitch: 2.0 to 4.0 mm, > 4.0 mm
  • Contact Positions: Up to 50, 50 to 100, 101 to 150, 151 to 200, 201 to 300, > 300
  • Contact Termination: Straight Through Board Solder (TBS), Surface Mount Termination (SMT)

Spring Probes facilitate Wireless Endoscopy

An innovative company was designing an ingestible camera, in the shape of a pill, that when swallowed, takes images of the patient’s digestive track as it moves through their body. These images are then wirelessly transmitted out to the doctor for diagnosis. This method is easier for most patients than going through a typical endoscopy procedure. However, though the pill must be small enough to be swallowable, it must include the camera, light, batteries, and transmission circuitry, so there is essentially no room for the connections.

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