3M's newest connector families for embedded computer design now in stock at Newark/element14
Newark/element14 now carries a full portfolio of 3M embedded connector options on different platforms to meet multiple embedded computing standards
CHICAGO, OCTOBER 27, 2011 - Newark/element14, a leading multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor in the Americas, and a business of Premier Farnell, announced today it has added new 3M high speed connector families to meet PICMG and PC104 consortium standards for embedded computing designs and to enhance its already wide 3M offering.
The specific product lines being introduced are:
- MicroTCA AMC connector, per mTCA specification
- MicroTCA Power connectors, per mTCA specification
- ATCA Power connectors, per PICMG 3.0 specification
- CompactPCI Power connectors, per PICMG 2.11 specification
- PC104 connectors, per the PC/104 specification
These solutions are designed to complement the high-performance Ultra Hard Metric (UHM) Connector by 3M that is designated by PICMG in the 2.30 standard to support high-speed serial protocols (SAS/SATA, PCIExpress, Gigabit Ethernet and USB 2.0) over legacy 3U and 6U CompactPCI systems and High-Speed Hard Metric (HSHM) connectors, along with the recently announced 3M™ UHM Cable Assembly, with up to 12 Gbps.
3M’s full connector line is available for same-day shipping at newark.com/3m-connectors-assemblies
Editor’s note: A hi-res image of the new 3M MicroTCA connector is available here
Newark and its innovative online element14 engineering community, are both businesses of the global Premier Farnell Group (LSE:pfl), a leading multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals around the world. Stocking components and test equipment from 500+ top manufacturers, Newark is known in the US, Canada and Mexico for providing the broadest electronics selection for same-day shipping. Customers do business with Newark through multiple sales channels: contact centers, a local branch network, field sales force and websites at www.newark.com and www.element14.com
Janice Fleisher, PR Manager, Americas