Board-to-board connectors

FINEPITCH series board-to-board connectors for the connection of PCBs within the device

With the FINEPITCH series board-to-board connectors, Phoenix Contact provides shielded and unshielded solutions for signal and data transmission. This allows you to realize individual PCB orientations in all dimensions with different designs, stack heights, and numbers of positions in different pitches from 0.635 mm to 2.54 mm. Mezzanine, coplanar connections, and mother-daughter cards are also possible.

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Your advantages

  • Flexibility in design with robust connectors in pitches ranging from 0.635 mm to 2.54 mm in various stack heights
  • Application-oriented board-to-board connections in shielded and unshielded versions for various EMC requirements
  • Comprehensive design-in support for quick and easy device development with practical data and free samples
  • Various possible applications with high-speed data transmission of up to 20 Gbps
Motif from board-to-board connectors: Connections in all dimensions

The right connection for flexible device design

The high-position FINEPITCH series provides the ideal solution for industrial-grade PCB connections. You have maximum flexibility when it comes to arranging the PCBs in your device. The wide range of FINEPITCH products provides solutions for space-saving signal and data transmission. In addition, the shielded versions offer excellent EMC properties.

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Compact FS series board-to-board connectors
Unshielded FP series board-to-board connectors
Shielded FP series board-to-board connectors
FQ series board-to-board connectors with a1.27 mm pitch
FQ series board-to-board connectors with a2.54 mm pitch
Compact FS series board-to-board connectors
High-speed data transmission with a pitch of 0.635 mm

The space-saving board-to-board connectors in the FS 0,635 series enable mezzanine PCB arrangements with high-speed data transmission rates up to 20 Gbps. A range of position numbers and stack heights supports a high degree of device design freedom.

These are the main features

  • Design-in support during device development through M-CAD/E-CAD data and a free sample service
  • Cost and space savings with the comprehensive portfolio available in various stack heights
  • Easy mating with integrated keyways and tolerance compensation for error-free production
  • Time-savings during the development process with customized simulations for data integrity

These are the advantages

  • Pitch: 0.635 mm
  • 20- to 80-pos.
  • Stack heights: 6 mm … 16.6 mm
  • Data rates up to 20 Gbps
  • Currents up to 0.5 A
  • Insertion cycles: 50
  • Test voltage: 250 V AC

FP series robust board-to-board connectors
Unshielded versions with 0.8 mm pitch

Unshielded board-to-board connectors of the FP 0,8 series are the perfect solution for industrial-grade PCB connections. The horizontal and vertical versions enable high degrees of device design freedom and enable automated optical inspection (AOI) after the SMT process.

These are the main features

  • Reliable mechanical and electrical connections thanks to the double-sided contact system
  • Flexible device design: various numbers of positions, designs, and stack heights with high wipe lengths
  • Robustness: ScaleX technology for high tolerance compensation and protection of contacts
  • Tape-on-reel packaging and pick-and-place pads for automated SMT processes

These are the advantages

  • Pitch: 0.8 mm
  • 12- to 80-pos.
  • Stack heights: 6 mm … 18 mm
  • Data rates up to 16 Gbps
  • Currents up to 1.7 A
  • Insertion cycles: 500
  • Test voltage: 500 V AC

FP series robust board-to-board connectors
High EMC protection with a 0.8 mm pitch

Shielded board-to-board connectors in the FP 0,8 series are the perfect solution for PCB connections with industrial capability. The horizontal and vertical versions enable highly flexible device design, and the EMC shielding makes them ideal for high-position signal and data transmission.

These are the main features

  • Reliable mechanical and electrical connections thanks to the double-sided contact system
  • Flexible device design: various numbers of positions, designs, and stack heights with high wipe lengths
  • Robustness: ScaleX technology for high tolerance compensation and protection of contacts
  • Data rates up to 16 Gbps: With closed shielding concept for high EMC protection

These are the advantages

  • Pitch: 0.8 mm
  • 12- to 80-pos.
  • Stack heights: 6 mm … 18 mm
  • Data rates up to 16 Gbps
  • EMC shielding
  • Currents up to 1.7 A
  • Insertion cycles: 500
  • Test voltage: 500 V AC

FQ series board-to-board connectors
Male and female strips with 1.27 mm pitch

Designed for universal use, FQ series board-to-board connectors with 1.27 mm pitch provide cost-effective solutions for PCB connections inside the device. The SMD male and female strips with 1.27 mm pitch can be used to implement mezzanine connections.

These are the main features

  • Reliable mechanical and electrical connections thanks to the double-sided contact system
  • Designed for integration into the SMT soldering process
  • Simple and cost-optimized design
  • Suitable for a wide range of applications

These are the advantages

  • Pitch: 1.27 mm
  • 10- to 80-pos.
  • Stack heights: 6.2 mm … 7.5 mm
  • Currents up to 1 A
  • Insertion cycles: 100
  • Test voltage: 500 V AC

FQ series board-to-board connectors
Male and female strips with 2.54 mm pitch

Designed for universal use, FQ series board-to-board connectors with 2.54 mm pitch provide cost-effective solutions for PCB connections inside the device. Various SMD male and female strips can be used to implement mezzanine, coplanar, and mother-daughter connections.

These are the main features

  • Reliable mechanical and electrical connections thanks to the double-sided contact system
  • Stacked, coplanar, or orthogonal PCB connections for high flexibility in the device
  • Designed for integration into the SMT soldering process
  • Simple and cost-optimized design
  • Suitable for a wide range of applications

These are the advantages

  • Pitch: 2.54 mm
  • 10- to 80-pos.
  • Stack heights: 13.6 mm … 14.9 mm
  • Currents up to 3 A
  • Insertion cycles: 100
  • Test voltage: 500 V AC

Compact BTB connectors with 0.635 mm pitch

Compact FS 0,635 series board-to-board connectors

Implement space-saving PCB connections with the FS series board-to-board connectors with 0.635 mm pitch. High-speed data transmission rates up to 20 Gbps and various numbers of positions and stack heights enable particularly flexible device design. Digital services and individual consultations provide support during your device development process – from the product idea all the way to series production.

FS 0,635 series board-to-board connectors
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Discover the advantages of the FS series

FS series board-to-board data connectors are your compact, high-performance, and economic solution for device development. You can transmit data rates of up to 20 Gbps and currents of up to 0.5 A per contact via connectors with up to 80 positions with a 0.635 mm pitch and stack heights up to 16.6 mm – safely and reliably with the high angular and offset tolerance.

Shielded and unshielded board-to-board connectors with 0.8 mm pitch

Shielded and unshielded board-to-board connectors with 0.8 mm pitch

Shielded and unshielded board-to-board connectors with 0.8 mm pitch

Board-to-board connectors of the FP 0,8 series feature the innovative ScaleX technology. The unique double contact ensures a reliable, robust connection and high tolerance compensation when plugging. Thanks to excellent signal integrity, they are ideal for high-speed data transmissions of up to 16 Gbps. The shielded versions are optimized for a very high level of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC). With these versatile features, the FP 0,8 series is ideal for industrial applications that require robustness, high-speed data transmission, and shielding.

Unique to the market, both shielded and unshielded board-to-board connectors are available in the same portfolio. The same tolerances, stack heights, and mechanical properties enable uniform process parameters – particularly in applications in which both versions are to be installed on one printed circuit board. The high level of product variety also ensures a high level of flexibility during design-in for series production.

Shielded and unshielded board-to-board connectors with 0.8 mm pitch with high EMC protection
Board-to-board connectors with 0.8 mm pitch YouTube

High EMC protection

FP 0,8 series board-to-board connectors are the ideal solution for industrial PCB connections. The connectors achieve reliable high-speed data transmission up to 16 Gbps, which is protected by the clever shield concept.

Unshielded board-to-board connectors with 1.27 mm pitch

Unshielded board-to-board connectors with 1.27 mm pitch

Unshielded board-to-board connectors with 1.27 mm pitch

Board-to-board connectors of the FP 1,27 series allow the robust connection of PCBs within the device. Design your PCB orientation flexibly. Implement mezzanine and coplanar connections, mother-daughter cards, and connections with flat-ribbon cable.

FINEPITCH board-to-board connectors with 1.27 mm pitch for industrial PCB connections
Board-to-board connectors with 1.27 mm pitch YouTube

Design versatile devices for the smallest of spaces

Benefit from the numerous possibilities for the device-internal connection of PCBs with FP 1,27 series board-to-board connectors. Horizontal and vertical male and female connector strips enable application-specific arrangements – with wire-to-board applications designed for assembly with a 1.27 mm pitch available on request.

FQ series board-to-board connectors

FQ series board-to-board connectors

FQ 1,27 and FQ 2,54 series universal board-to-board connectors

FQ series board-to-board connectors are exceptionally versatile in application. Universal pin headers and sockets with 1.27 mm and 2.54 mm pitch form the basis for compact PCB connections in the device interior. They are characterized by their application-oriented and cost-optimized design. Pin and base strips enable mezzanine, coplanar, and mother-daughter connections.

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Ideal for numerous applications From telecommunications, through building and industrial automation, right through to IoT applications: Board-to-board connectors offer you space-saving solutions for signal and data transmission, such as in the following selected applications:

I/O systems
Frequency converters
Programmable logic controllers
Controllers
Human-machine interfaces (HMIs)
Sensors