Spectrum Advanced Specialty Products debuts durable USB Connector for challenging applications

FAIRVIEW, Pa., 8 Aug. 2011. Spectrum Advanced Specialty Products has released a ruggedly constructed USB connector that meets MIL immersion and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) seal requirements. Spectrum's new Type A, right-angle mounted connector features current ratings of 1.5 Amps, a contact resistance up to 30 mΩ and an operating temperature range between -40 ºC and +105 ºC. The new release, able to connect to USB 2.0 or 1.1 ports, boasts a heavy-duty design for demanding, high stress applications, according to a representative. The connector meets seal requirements of IEC-60529, Code IP67 on PCB side, and immersion requirements per MIL-STD-810F, Method 512.4 to 20 meters (unmated).

Aug 8th, 2011

Posted by Courtney E. Howard

FAIRVIEW, Pa., 8 Aug. 2011.
Spectrum Advanced Specialty Products has released a ruggedly constructed USB connector that meets MIL immersion and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) seal requirements. Spectrum's new Type A, right-angle mounted connector features current ratings of 1.5 Amps, a contact resistance up to 30 mΩ and an operating temperature range between -40 ºC and +105 ºC.

The new release, able to connect to USB 2.0 or 1.1 ports, boasts a heavy-duty design for demanding, high stress applications, according to a representative. The connector meets seal requirements of IEC-60529, Code IP67 on PCB side, and immersion requirements per MIL-STD-810F, Method 512.4 to 20 meters (unmated).

Spectrum's rugged USB connector is also RoHS-compliant, and well suited for demanding applications in the military.

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