Molex Incorporated has introduced the EXTreme EnergetiC High-Current Connector System. Complementing the company’s extensive family of EXTreme interconnect and power supply products the new EXTreme EnergetiC High-Current Connector System has been designed to provide high-end datacom OEMs and power supply manufacturers with an advanced solution for applications requiring up to 100.0A per bay.
“Currently, connectors designed for high-end computing applications max out at 60.0A to 75.0A per blade,” says Rich Benson, product manager, Molex. “We developed the EXTreme EnergetiC High-Current Connector System, supporting up to 100.0A per bay, in anticipation of the increased current density needs of next-generation power supply units.”
The EXTreme EnergetiC Connector System is available in a right-angle plug and vertical receptacle configurations, with 4- and 6-power blade bays and a 25-signal bay. A variety of configurations can be designed in a modular fashion to support demanding application needs. Data and telecommunication applications include: high-end computer and telecom equipment; 1U / 2U servers; modular power supplies and ower distribution circuit boards.