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Samtec Intros AFI Floating Interface System
Floating interface system.
New Albany, IN — Samtec's newly released AFI floating interface system offers the most misalignment compensation in the RF industry. This system is suitable for military, aerospace, cable modem termination systems, internet and telecommunication applications, as well as being a solution to overcome packaging design issues.

The AFI Floating Interface is a three-piece system that allows for maximum misalignment compensation of up to 0.80mm (0.030-in.) radial and 1.00mm (0.040-in.) axial float. The floating bullet adaptor creates a flexible link between two AFI jacks in PCB stacking or motherboard expansion applications. This system is designed for DC to 6GHz performance with 50Ω impedance.

The PCB mounted jack has mixed technology termination for increased stability on the board, as well as cost-effective gold flash plating. The bullet adaptor plug is available in a standard 9.14mm (0.360-in.) length. Due to the 1.00mm (0.040-in.) axial float, standard stack height for the system ranges from 27.8 mm (1.094-in.) fully mated to 28.8mm (1.134-in.) when floating. Additional plating options are available. This AFI Series is a second source to Amphenol®'s RF AFI interconnects.

Contact: Samtec, Inc., P.O. Box 1147, New Albany, IN 47151-1147 800-726-8329 or 812-944-6733 fax: 812-948-5047 E-mail: Web:

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