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Dovetail Connectors

Highly configurable Spring Probes Connector

Smiths Interconnect's Dovetail Connectors make it easy to explore the benefits of spring probe technology without the investment associated with custom tooling.

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3D Configuration

Applications

Defense

  • Communications
  • Radar
Defense Overview

Industrial

  • Test & Measurement
Industrial Overview

Medical

  • Surgical & Monitoring Systems
Medical Overview

Test & Measurement

  • Board Test
  • Electronics Testing
Test & Measurement Overview

Features & Benefits

Smiths Interconnect's Dovetail connector Series features C Series Probes, renowned for their incomparable shock and vibration performance, housed in a patent pending block design. Available with two compressed heights, 4 mm and 6 mm, the symmetrical blocks interlock to allow for simple configuration into any imaginable X-Y pattern. A multitude of probe options permit the benefits of a custom connector design such as intermixing of power and ground functions within the same array. Dovetail connectors, because of their configurable nature, allow designers to solve problems with an innovative contact technology packaged in a field-configurable, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) solution - instantly, easily, and securely. Available for immediate delivery with no tooling required, the Dovetail Connector eliminates the time and expense associated with typical prototype and low to medium volume manufacturing activities.

  • Custom configurations
  • Mixed functionality within single connector
  • Immediate delivery
  • Reliable in shock and vibration environments
  • IDI Spring Probe technology
  • Pitch: 2.0 to 4.0 mm
  • Contact Positions: Up to 50, 50 to 100, 101 to 150, 151 to 200, 201 to 300, > 300
  • Contact Termination: Solder Cup, Straight Through Board Solder (TBS), Surface Mount Termination (SMT)

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