Electronics Production | February 22, 2008
Molex & Samtec in MicroTCA cooperation
Molex and Samtec have announced a joint effort to offer AdvancedMC (AMC.0 B+) and MicroTCA connectors.
Growing demand for AdvancedTCA (ATCA) related products and developments behind the MicroTCA technology continue to drive the need for reliable, multiple source, high-speed interconnect solutions for telecom and datacom related markets. In answer to this demand, Molex and Samtec have announced a joint effort to offer AdvancedMC (AMC.0 B+) and MicroTCA connectors, identical in form, fit and function, to ensure an increased supply and availability of these connectors to a growing market. “Molex developed AMC.0 B+ and MicroTCA interconnect solutions to truly optimise cost and performance for current and future telecommunications and datacom systems,” said Joe Dambach, Product Development Manager, Molex. “Molex and Samtec will work together to support the rising need for AMC.0 B+ and MicroTCA connectors in a cost-effective way for the telecom industry and the wide array of applications where these configurations will be used.”