GIG Array Connector

Amphenol FCI and Digi-Key introduce a new BGA mezzanine connector

Image of FCI's GIG-Array® ConnectorThe GIG-Array connector is designed to meet the needs of up to 10 Gb/s applications requiring up to 296 signal pins per connector. Amphenol FCI’s long tradition as a BGA connector innovator assures expertise and reliability in the GIG-Array BGA design. The combination of multiple stack heights (15 mm to 40 mm) and multiple sizes (200 signals to 296 signals) utilizing a 100Ω differential matched impedance design allows for optimal design flexibility while yielding less than 1% cross-talk performance.

Amphenol FCI's patented BGA design is supported by fully automated quality control systems featuring 100% inspections of assembly coplanarity, solder sphere size and location, as well as critical-to-function terminal component attributes. Multiple in-line vision systems, quality control product audits, and statistical process controls are all a part of our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.

Features
  • RoHS compliant (lead-free) options are available
  • Ball Grid Array (BGA) termination for process friendly attachment
  • 1 mm x 0.65 mm BGA interface pitch optimizes routing and electrical performance
  • Stack heights available from 15 mm to 40 mm provide mezzanine design flexibility
  • Polarized design assures proper mating of the connector
  • Dual beam signal contacts provide two points of contact increasing product reliability
  • Connector sizes of 200 and 296 signals providing 62 signal contacts per linear cm (158 signal contacts per linear inch) allow for optimization of board space and signal requirements
  • 100Ω differential pair matched impedance assures consistent high speed performance
  • Up to 10 Gb/s differential pair performance
  • Very low cross-talk (VLC) design of less than 1% allows for required signal integrity performance
Applications
  • Communications
    • Transmission
    • Access
    • Switching
    • Optics
    • Networking
  • Data
    • Servers
    • Storage
  • Industrial and Instrumentation
    • Industrial controls and equipment

Specifications

  • Housing: Liquid crystal polymer
  • Contact: High strength copper alloy
  • Plating: Au over Ni
  • Durability: 25 cycles
  • Contact wipe: 2.00 mm nominal
  • Current rating: 1 A/contact <30°C
  • Low level contact resistance:
    • <20 mΩ for 15 mm mated height
    • <31 mΩ for 28 mm mated height
  • Dielectric withstanding voltage: 500 VAC
  • Withstanding voltage: 167 VAC max.
  • Propagation delay:
    • 55 pS for 15 mm mated height
    • 115 pS for 28 mm mated height
  • Differential impedance: 100 ± 10%Ω
  • Near-end cross-talk at 100 pS: <3%

Gig Array Connector

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionAvailable Quantity
55740-001LF datasheet linkARRAY FEMALE 200POS 1.3MM GOLD55740-001LFARRAY FEMALE 200POS 1.3MM GOLD240 - Immediate
55740-001LF product page link
10060910-001LF datasheet linkARRAY MALE 200POS 1.3MM GOLD10060910-001LFARRAY MALE 200POS 1.3MM GOLD58 - Immediate
10060910-001LF product page link
55720-001LF datasheet linkARRAY MALE 296POS 1.3MM GOLD55720-001LFARRAY MALE 296POS 1.3MM GOLD26 - Immediate
55720-001LF product page link
55700-001LF datasheet linkARRAY MALE 296POS 1.3MM GOLD55700-001LFARRAY MALE 296POS 1.3MM GOLD76 - Immediate
55700-001LF product page link
55737-001LF datasheet linkARRAY MALE 200POS 1.3MM GOLD55737-001LFARRAY MALE 200POS 1.3MM GOLD055737-001LF product page link
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Published: 2009-07-09