News | February 9, 2015

Pin Socket Version Of Fischer MiniMax™ Series Now Commercially Available

Source: Fischer Connectors
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Fischer Connectors, a worldwide leader in push-pull circular connectors and cable assembly solutions, recently introduced the new pin socket version of the innovative Fischer MiniMax™ Series to the United States at the MD&M show in Anaheim, CA.

This innovative, first-to-market, high density miniature solution has a unique combination of power and signal contacts, enables more functionality in smaller devices, and lowers the total cost of ownership. With this product range extension, the Fischer MiniMax™ Series is now available both in 19 and 24 pin configurations, giving designers more flexibility, especially where space and weight restrictions play a role.

“In a medical environment, reliable connections are essential because a life is often on the line. With this new reliable high-density MiniMax pin socket connector, many handheld or patient-worn applications can be taken to the next level of miniaturization, making them more user-friendly to the medical staff or the patients who use them”, says Wim Vanheertum, MiniMax Product Manager at Fischer Connectors.

The pin socket version of the Fischer MiniMax™ Series is available as standalone connector, can be mounted on a flex or cabled by users, or supplied as a complete pre-cabled solution.

While the original 24 pin configuration is available with 4 power and 20 signal contacts, the new 19 pin configuration of the Fischer MiniMax™ Series features 4 power and 15 signal contacts as standard, with the unique possibility of increasing the number of power contacts, depending on the cable used. Within the signal contacts, there are 2 advanced contacts for USB power connections as an available option.

The Fischer MiniMax™ Series is available in three latching systems: push-pull, screw lock and quick release. The most important specifications are as follows:

  • Small profile: less than 7mm inside the box
  • Sealed IP68 (2m/24h), both mated and unmated
  • Unbreakable keying system withstands over 4 Nm of torque
  • Over-molded assemblies able to withstand 40 kg of pull (break-away) force

For more information, visit www.fischerconnectors.com/minimax

About Fischer Connectors
Fischer Connectors has been designing, manufacturing and distributing high performance connectors and cable assembly solutions for more than 60 years. Known for their reliability, precision and resistance to demanding and harsh environments, Fischer Connectors’ products are commonly used in fields requiring faultless quality, such as medical equipment, industrial instrumentation, measuring and testing devices, broadcast, telecommunication and military forces worldwide. Primary design and manufacturing facilities are located in Saint-Prex, Switzerland, with subsidiaries and distributors located worldwide, including the ISO 13485-certified US manufacturing facility near Atlanta, GA.

SOURCE: Fischer Connectors