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Tyco Electronics CFP-Compliant Ethernet Connectors in Stock at Newark element14

CHICAGO, MARCH 30, 2010

Tyco Electronics supports new connector technology at www.element-14.com

Newark element14 a leading multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor in the Americas and part of the global Premier Farnell Group, today announced that it now carries Tyco Electronics’ CFP-compliant 40G and 100G Ethernet connectors, which meet the demanding requirements of the CFP Multi-Source Agreement (MSA) optical transceivers and OEM host line cards.

Engineers with questions about this technology can find answers at element14, Premier Farnell’s popular global engineering portal and community.

The CFP compliant connector, available for same day shipping at www.element14.com, is an ultra-high speed pluggable I/O interface supporting 40 Gb/s and 100 Gb/s Ethernet applications. The 148 position plug connector straddle mounts to the optical transceiver module PCB, and the receptacle connector is SMT-processed to the host board for conventional processing. These connectors are designed to enable belly-to-belly for higher line card density.

“Each week we add hundreds of new products and technologies to our website to continually offer design engineers the industry’s most innovative products, as well as proven solutions,” comments Jeff Uden, Vice President, Product Management, Newark element14. “Tyco Electronics’ new Ethernet connectors are a superb solution that accepts CFP MSA compliant optical transceivers.”

Editor's Note: a high res image of CFP-Compliant Ethernet connectors is available athttp://www.vocus.com/images/pr/newark_51R0866-31.jpg

About Newark element14

Newark element14, part of the global Premier Farnell Group, and a leading multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals across the Americas, is known for offering the broadest selection of components and test equipment from 440+ top manufacturers for design engineer and maintenance technicians. With multiple sales channels, customers do business with Newark element14 through contact centers, a local branch network, field sales force and a world-class website at www.newark.com that offers exclusive tools to manage, track and review purchases, quotes and invoices online. Committed to innovation and reducing its environmental impact, Newark element14 has been making a difference in the electronics industry for 75 years.

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Janice Fleisher
Newark element14
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