October 8, 2007
IMMEDIATE RELEASE, FC549
FCI Develops 0.4mm High-Pin-Count, Flip-Type ZIF Connector
ETTERS, PA (October 08, 2007) – FCI, a leading manufacturer of connectors and interconnect systems, has developed a 0.4mm-pitch flip-type ZIF connector ideal for optical disc drives and flat-panel display applications. Designated the GLH Series, the connector is available in pick-to-board, panel-to-board and board-to-board connections.
“The low profile, high pin count, and ease of operation make this connector an ideal solution for a variety of today’s streamlined, high-performance electronics,” said Bavo Teunissen, Global Marketing Communications Director, FCI.
The GLH provides 0.4mm spacing, a height of 1.2mm with an FPC thickness of 0.2+/- 0.03mm, and a pin count of 40 to 60 contacts.
The ZIF connector offers front-side flip operation and easy cable insertion.