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Creating advanced technology for power supply infrastructure is a complex task, involving a web of interactive signals, precise communication, mechanical functioning, and electric power transmission. Hirose Electric, a leader in new technology, provides solutions for your cutting-edge designs.

Hirose offers connectors for Smart Meter, Wind Turbine, UPS, and Switch Gear/Protection Relay/Circuit Breaker applications.

Smart Meter connectors from Hirose include RJ45, coaxial, board-to-board, wire-to-board, in-line, input-output, and FPC/FFC products. For Wind Turbine applications, we offer interface and internal connectors for power supplies. UPS applications include power line and signal line connectors, and for Switch Gear/Protection Relay/Circuit Breaker applications, Hirose provides high-speed interface, board-to-board, wire-to-board, and FPC/FFC connectors.

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DH Series, High-Speed I/O

DH Series
  • 1mm pitch for high-speed transmission
  • D-shaped opening for robust design
  • Secure lock with screw lock/one-touch lock
  • Applicable for high-speed data transmission
  • High-speed cable is applicable (AWG #28, Insulator outer dia.: φ0.9 ±0.04mm max.)
  • Available in 17, 27, 37 and 51 contact positions
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ZX Series, USB 2.0 I/O

ZX Series
  • Micro-USB 2.0-compliant interface connector
  • Highly reliable and established finished products as the original connector design proposed in Micro-USB 2.0 committee
  • Small form-factor suitable for mobile equipment
  • Superior mechanical and electrical performance to Mini-USB connector in much smaller size restriction
  • Withdrawal force remains high over 10,000 cycles of mating/unmating operations
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ZX360 Series, USB 3.0 I/O

ZX360 Series
  • MicroUSB 3.0-compliant interface connector
  • Mating compatibility with MicroUSB 2.0
  • High-speed transmission capability up to 5 Gbps
  • Halogen-free and RoHS compliant
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DF13 Series, Miniature Wire-to-Board

DF13 Series
  • Pitch: 1.25mm
  • Pin count single row: 2 to 12, 13, 14, 15
  • Pin count double row: 10, 20, 30, 40
  • Current rating: 1 A
  • Applicable cable size AWG #26-32
  • Low profile with a mounting height of 5.8mm max
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DF14 Series, Low Profile Wire-to-Board

DF14 Series
  • Pitch: 1.25mm
  • Pin count: 2 to 10, 15, 20, 25, 30
  • Current rating: 1 A
  • Applicable cable size AWG #26-32
  • Board mounting height is 2.5mm
  • Mis-insertion prevention design
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GT8E Series, 2mm Pitch Wire-to-Board and Wire-to-Wire

GT8E Series
  • Reliability suitable for harsh environments
  • Audible clicking lock and inertia lock via a mechanical lock mechanism
  • Heat resistance: Usable up to 105°C
  • Positions available: Single row 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 double row 12, 16, 20, 24, 26, 30 positions
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DF50 Series, Wire-to-Board with Positive Lock

DF50 Series
  • Pitch: 1mm
  • Pin count for double row: 20, 30, 40, 50
  • Pin count for single row: 2-16
  • Current rating is 1 A
  • Applicable wire is AWG #28
  • Provides clear tactile click and secure mating
  • Robust structure is resistant to wrenching forces
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FH52 Series, FPC/FFC

FH52 Series
  • Contact pitch: 0.5mm
  • 2mm above the board
  • Current rating: 0.5 A
  • Robust locking structure
  • FPC/FFC positioning mechanism
  • Halogen-free
  • Compatible with 0.3mm thickness FPC/FFC
  • Number of contacts: 8-68
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FX18 Series, Board-to-Board

FX18 Series Hirose FunctionMax Logo
  • 0.8mm pitch
  • Variations: Coplanar/Vertical/Stacking
  • Power supply contacts rated up to 12 A
  • Effective mating length of signal contact: 2.0mm
  • Ground contact to enhance grounding
  • Large mating guide for easy mating
  • Number of contacts: 40, 60, 80, 100, 120, 140
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FX2 Series, Multi-function Two Piece

FX2 Series
  • Contact pitch: 1.27mm
  • Board-to-board and board-to-wire available
  • Current rating is 0.5 A
  • Stack height for board-to-board type is 12mm-16mm
  • Contact position available from 20-120 depending on configuration
  • RoHS compliant
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FX20 Series, Board-to-Board

FX20 Series Hirose FunctionMax Logo
  • 0.5mm pitch, stacking height 15-30mm
  • Floating range: X direction: ±0.6-0.8mm, Y direction: ±0.6mm
  • Current capacity: 0.5 A/pin
  • Self-aligning and self-guiding
  • Number of positions: 20, 40, 60, 80, 100, 120, 140
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FX6 Series, Stacking Board-to-Board

FX6 Series
  • Contact pitch: 0.8mm
  • Stacking height: 5mm-9mm
  • Current rating: 0.5 A
  • Effective contact length: 1.7mm
  • Self-alignment for mating
  • Number of contacts: 20, 40, 50, 60, 80, 100
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FX8/FX8C Series, Board-to-Board

FX8/FX8C Series Hirose FunctionMax Logo
  • 0.6mm pitch
  • Stacking height 3mm-16mm available
  • Current rating: 0.4 A
  • Formed contact design provides sufficient deflection for contact reliability
  • Number of contacts: 60, 80, 90, 120, 140
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