Smiths Interconnect offers a broad range PCB connectors for harsh environments. A wide choice of configurations and terminations of signal, power, high speed, RF contacts and spring probes solutions.
Hyperboloid is the original superior performing contact technology for use in demanding environments where reliability and safety are critical.
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.
Optimized and qualified for next generation Electronic Control Units the Intercompact Series is an innovative solution for PCB to PCB and floating mouting rack and panel applications currently offered in both signal and Ethernet versions. Designed to meet the requirements of the rail and industrial environments, it is also suitable for other demanding markets such as defense, space and test & measurement.
Rugged 2mm backplane connector system is a compliant PICMG Compact PCI standard solution that provides engineers with an advanced interconnect system to address the requirements of mission-critical applications within commercial aerospace, space and defense market segments.
The first COTS Plus 2mm Hard Metric backplane connector, tested and qualified to ESA ESCC 3401 specifications. The SpaceNXT™ Aurora connectors have gone through extensive qualification testing to ESA ESCC 3401 specifications in order to validate today’s rigorous application requirements per customer and industry.
C9394 series is a high density, line removable module (LRM) connector available in 132 through 594 positions, that can be configured to include signal, power, fiber optic and coax options. The C9394 series is available with 0.6 mm contact positions from 100 to 450 (including custom solutions) with dip solder, wire wrappost and surface mount tail termination types.
High reliability KA series MIL-DTL-55302 compliant connectors offer signal contacts designed for demanding defense, commercial aerospace and space applications. The 2 and 3 row series are equivalent to MIL-DTL-55302 and offer flexibility not available with other interconnects. The 4 and 5 row versions are also available and offer up to 490 contacts.
Featuring Spring Probe technology utilized in custom connector designs. Mixed signals and functionality can be designed into a single connector.
High reliability KN series MIL-DTL-55302 compliant connectors offer signal contacts designed for demanding defense, commercial aerospace and space applications. The 2 and 3 row series are equivalent to MIL-DTL-55302 and offer flexibility not available with other interconnects. This series is also available in the Space Grade qualified version. KNB and KNC are also present with ESA qualification.
Dovetail connector Series features C Series Probes, renowned for their incomparable shock and vibration performance, housed in a patent pending block design. These connectors make it easy to explore the benefits of spring probe technology without the investment associated with custom tooling.
Based on the KN series MIL-DTL-55302 compliant connectors an ESA version of the KNB/KNC connectors has been created, which also offers signal contacts designed for demanding defense, commercial aerospace and space applications. They also are available in the 2 and 3 row series and offer flexibility not available with other interconnects.
High density, lightweight signal connector specifically designed for applications where space and weight is at a premium for board to board interconnections. The HDLP series meets the requirement of space-constrained applications that require low mating force, a high number of mating cycles, low and stable contact resistance, and excellent fretting corrosion resistance.
HPH series is a high density interconnect available up to 303 contacts with multiple hardware choices and backpotting option.With a 0.6mm contact diameter, the HPH Series comes in 3-6 row configurations and is available up to 303 signal contacts on a 1.901mm staggered grid. Contacts are removable for ease of maintenance.
HPW series is a medium density PCB connector with mixed signal and power contacts, up to 15A each. The HPW Series has been designed to resist to the high levels of shock and vibration in the harshest environments of the commercial aerospace and defense markets.
Spring probe techology utilized in custom connector designs. Mixed signals and functionality can be designed into a single connector.
Versatile, high density 4 contact row connector solution for board to board and wire to board with built in coding and keying as well as ESA qualification. With a 0.6mm contact diameter, CMD connectors are available from 42 to 316 contact positions with dip solder and SMT soldering contact termination types.
KMC Series includes high-density board to board and board to wire interconnect solutions available in multiple configurations from 26 to 162 positions with a 0.5mm contact diameter and is widely used in harsh environments. Space grade/ESA/ESCC qualified are also available.
KVPX Series is an embedded interconnect system that provides unrivaled performance in harsh environments while adapting to the VITA standard design requirements. KVPX Series is a shielded, high-density, high-speed, modular interconnect system optimized for differential pair architectures on a 1.8mm x 1.35mm grid.
With a 0.76mm contact diameter, the series is available up to 27 signal gold or tin plated contacts with straight PCB and cable mounting terminations. Using the Hypertac® hyperboloid contact technology,
Featuring the Hypertac® hyperboloid contact technology, MDD Series are high density board to board interconnects. MDD is available in 100 and 200 positions.
HyperStac RX Series is a Z axis interconnection solution designed for all types of micro-electronics applications requiring reliable and compact packaging solutions. The Hyperstac RX Series meets the needs of the Defence, Avionics and Space electronics applications.
Nebula Series is a high reliability SATA 6.0 Gbps connector line designed for harsh environment and rugged storage applications within the commercial aerospace, defence and industrial market segments. The Nebula Series utilizes the industry standard PCB soldering footprint ensuring no need to change or modify SATA drive layouts.
Featuring the Hypertac® hyperboloid contact technology, MHD Series are high density board to board interconnects available in up to 400 positions, with insulators to accommodate coax and power contacts. Space grade/ESA/ESCC qualified are also available.
Featuring the Hypertac® hyperboloid contact technology, MDD Series are high density board to board interconnects. MDP is available in 200 positions.
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.