JST Corporation, Waukegan,
Illinois, announces the release of the MMC connectors for use in Consumer
Industry and Data Collection applications. The new MMC connectors meet
the specifications of both the MMC and SDMC Associations. The current
9-pin version being offered represents the first MMC/SD card connector.
A revised 9-pin SD card design incorporating the write protect switch,
card lock notch, card detect and possible ESD grounding mechanism is
due in the fourth quarter 2000.
This SMT connector is molded
of LCP and utilizes selectively gold plated phosphor bronze contacts
rated for 10,000 mating operations. The MMC connectors are offered in
trays or embossed tape for automatic insertion equipment.
Pricing for the 7-pin and
the 9-pin connectors in typical 25K quantities will be $.60 each and
$.66 each respectively.
7-pin part number (trays) # MMCH-7S-414R
7-pin part number (embossed tape) # MMCH-7S-414R-TF
9-pin part number (trays) # MMCH-9S-414R
9-pin part number (embossed tape) # MMCH-9S-414R-TF