TE’s VPX stacking connector matches the footprint of the MULTIGIG RT 2 and MULTIGIG RT 2-R connector and boasts a 4 mm and 4.4 mm stack height, which fits VITA 46 half modules. It is versatile enough to be used as a half module or stackable side by side to fill a full connector position. With compliant pin termination on both sides, the connector is well suited for rigid flex or board-to-board stacking where a separable interface is not required. The VPX stacking connector makes installation simple with its press-fit application.
"This VPX stacking connector uses the industry accepted MULTIGIG RT 2-R press-fit contact system,” said Jason Dorwart, product manager for TE’s aerospace, defence and marine division. “This connector is engineered to be versatile to fill full and partial slot profiles and rugged to meet the industry demands.
TE's VPX stacking connector will support the following applications and markets: