Miniature docking connectors

November 2005
Portable Design;Nov2005, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p45
The article describes Molex's CradleCon connector system for compact applications using a cradle docking function, such as digital cameras, audio players, mobile phones, and other portable consumer products. The dual-row. 0,5-mm (0.02-inch) pitch system reduces space requirements by about 50%. The system is available in a variety of SMT board-to-board options and custom-cable versions. Board-to-board types feature right-angle PCB plugs most often used on the equipment side and straight and right-angle PCB receptacles used on docking units.


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